The game's winning pitcher didn't quite back Sabathia up there.
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There is nothing Yankees fans hate more than a New York-raised Red Sox fan, and Bronx-raised Cardi B is apparently going to find herself on the lam. 7 during a three-game set at Fenway Park, striking out 10 while earning a no decision in a 6-3 Boston loss. The last time they clashed in October was in 2004; the infamous ALCS in which the Red Sox became the first team to ever come back from a three-games-to-none deficit - something that Yankees fans to this day still pretend never happened.
"He's absolutely awful", said Sabathia, who gave up three runs on five hits over three innings, with two walks and a strikeout.
Boston starter Rick Porcello, who allowed one run on five hits and no walks in five innings while throwing 48 of 65 pitches for strikes, had no such problems with Hernandez's performance. However, he did the get the job done, which is all that matters to people affiliated with the Red Sox. Houston, which won 103 games this year for the second best record in baseball behind Boston, appears to be unbeatable after sweeping the Cleveland Indians in their ALDS series.