"I thought it had a chance", Judge told reporters after the game.
The Red Sox went on to beat the Yankees 3-0 and also brought Bradley, Jr.'s former coach to his feet. "It made the hair stand up on my arms". In the nightcap, David Price pitched eight strong innings, aided by some timely offense from Mookie Betts and incredible defense by Jackie Bradley Jr. Friday night's game ended with the Red Sox literally walking it off after Aroldis Chapman walked in the winning run. He started the season slow but since the beginning of June has 9 home runs in his past 35 games while batting.242. It's the area of Fenway where the high wall in center meets the shorter railing near the bullpen in right.
There was no doubt what they were doing once the game started.
Bradley said he only saw the catch three times after he made it, including once on the jumbotron and once while he was sending the play to his parents.
An inning later, Matt Holiday quieted the crowd with a tying home run.
The Seattle Mariners edged the Chicago White Sox 4-3, the Washington Nationals got past the Cincinnati Reds 10-7 and the Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 4-2.
"They're both pretty special", Bradley said. It's just part of it.
Price allowed seven hits.
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The Yankees, like the Dodgers or any one of numerous teams looking for bullpen help, could use Robertson in any of the last three innings. "They got one off our closer, and we got one off their closer".
Judge, who has 30 homers, got an infield single on a dribbler to the pitcher in the seventh, ending a 0-for-15 slide.
In the series the Red Sox went 3-for-38 with RISP.
Last night's loss was more of the same.
He worked with numerous Yankees' top prospects in that capacity, a group that includes Greg Bird, Gary Sanchez and, of course, Judge. Racing back to the deepest part of the park, he made an incredible leaping catch. "He came up big".
As for the Red Sox's protest, it is in the hands of Major League Baseball to determine whether the call was incorrect.
Yankees: RHP Michael Pineda was transferred to the 60-day DL while he seeks a second opinion on whether he needs Tommy John surgery.
It felt that way in the eighth inning on Saturday afternoon, too.
Having played 94 career games at first base (four this season) Frazier would be a major upgrade for a club that is dying a slow death at the position.