The Red Sox are the only team to accomplish this feat versus the Yankees in the 2022 season which originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
The Boston Red Sox have struggled against American League East opponents during the 2022 MLB season with a 12–24 record, which is far from encouraging the strength of the division.
This is really the only division where each team is .500 or better.
The class of the AL East—and probably all baseball too—is the New York Yankees with an MLB-best 62-28 record entering Saturday. The Red Sox have played the Yankees quite hard, however, compiling a 4–4 record.
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They have also won three games in a row against rival Yankees, including a 5-4 comeback win at Yankee Stadium on Friday night. As a result, Boston became the first team to achieve this feat against New York throughout the season.
The Red Sox would be wise to hold off on falling behind against the Yankees in many of these games. Coming back against the best bullpen in the league is no easy task.
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But the Red Sox have looked like a pretty convincing team against the Yankees over the past few weeks, especially aggressively. Boston has averaged 6.4 in their last five matches versus the Yankees. Rafael Devers has four home runs and nine RBIs against the Yankees this season.
The Red Sox and Yankees continue their series this weekend in the Bronx. A few more wins against the Yankees will be a huge confidence booster for the Red Sox entering next week’s All-Star break.