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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The Yankees, who have a 7-0 lead after 5 innings at Fenway, came into tonight with 11 straight wins vs. Boston since July 28, 2019. A win tonight would tie their longest win streak vs. the Red Sox in franchise history. The Yankees won a franchise-record-tying 12 straight from 8/16/52-4/23/53.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Red Sox announce Christian Arroyo was removed from the game due to "back spasms."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

JA Happ throws another scoreless inning and the Yankees lead is 4-0 after 4 innings at Fenway. Happ is 12-4 with a 2.95 ERA in 26 career regular season games (25 starts) vs. the Red Sox, the fourth-lowest ERA vs. Boston among active starting pitchers (minimum 50.0 IP) behind Drew Smyly (2.35), Blake Snell (2.59) and Justin Verlander (2.87). In seven starts vs. Boston as a Yankee, Happ is 5-0 with a 2.85 ERA (41.0IP, 13ER).

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Aaron Boone said that the Yankees rotation against the BlueJays would include Gerrit Cole pitching Tuesday and Masahiro Tanaka Wednesday; the last regular season start for both. Boone said he's fine with both pitchers having extra rest ahead of the postseason.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The Yankees' magic number to clinch a postseason berth is two. Yankees could clinch tonight with a win vs. Boston, and a Seattle loss to San Diego. At 30-21, the Yankees need one more win to clinch their 28th consecutive winning record (since 1993) the second-longest such stretch in MLB history behind only the franchise's streak of 39 straight winning seasons from 1926-64.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Astros ace Justin Verlander announces on his Instagram account that he will undergo Tommy John surgery: “After consulting with several of the best doctors, it has become clear that I need Tommy John surgery. I was hopeful that I would be able to return to competition in 2020, however, during my simulated game unfortunately the injury worsened. Obviously I'm extremely disappointed, but I will not let this slow down my aspirations for my career.”

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yankees and Red Sox play the 11th inning with Mike Tauchman starting at 2B, per the new extra-inning rule this season. Luke Voit's RBI single gives the Yankees a 5-4 lead.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Gary Sánchez's 2-out 9th inning HR sends the game to extra innings. The Yankees have played 5 extra-inning games this year, going 4-1. The Red Sox have 2 extra-inning games and are 0-2.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Gary Sánchez hits his 10th HR of the season to make it a tie game (4-4) with the Yankees down to their last out at Fenway Park. Sánchez has driven 3 of the 4 runs the Yankees have scored tonight. Chad Green has the bottom of the 9th. Matt Barnes with the blown save.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Hicks, Urshela and Sánchez due up in the 9th inning for the Yankees. Red Sox have lost their last 10 games against the Yankees, their longest streak since 12 games from 1952-53.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Giancarlo Stanton cuts the Red Sox lead to 4-3 in the 8th inning with an RBI double that scored Aaron Judge.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The Yankees, who came into this series scoring 43 runs in three games vs. Toronto, have managed to score only 2 runs vs. Boston tonight. Since defeating the Yankees in the 2018 ALDS, the Sox are 5-21 and have lost their last 10 games vs. NYY.