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Wilson Ramos became an instant favorite with his new team.

in Interviews & Stories 22.04.2019 05:25
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs Jorge Alfaro Jersey , helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night in his first game wearing red pinstripes.The Phillies, who remained two games behind first-place Atlanta in the NL East, split a two-game interleague series with the major league-leading Red Sox for the second time in three weeks.Ramos, the two-time All-Star catcher acquired from Tampa Bay on July 31, made a big impact after missing a month because of a strained hamstring. He hit his second career triple and first in seven years leading off the bottom of the sixth inning, chugging around the bases after his liner off Joe Kelly (4-1) to right-center took an odd bounce off the wall.Ramos scored on pinch-hitter Scott Kingery’s sacrifice fly to give the Phillies a 4-3 lead. He hammered a two-run double with two outs in the seventh off Drew Pomeranz to extend the lead to 6-3 and scored on Maikel Franco’s single.“It is a special day for me,” Ramos said. “I’ll remember it like my MLB debut. I wanted to show everybody what I can do.”Ramos provided a huge spark for a struggling offense, and also threw out Brock Holt trying to steal second from his knees. He finished the night getting a cooler shower on the field.“Tremendous performance,” Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said. “He showed he fits into our style of offense. He was a calming influence for our bullpen.”Seven relievers combined to allow one unearned run in 6 2/3 innings for Philadelphia. Tommy Hunter (4-2) earned the win by getting one out in the sixth. Seranthony Dominguez got four outs for his 13th save in 16 chances.“It was a collective group effort from the bullpen,” Hunter said.Down 3-0, the Phillies rallied in the fourth against Nathan Eovaldi. Ramos hit an RBI double off the top of the fence in right and Nick Williams scored on Odubel Herrera’s RBI groundout. With two outs http://www.piratesfanproshop.com/authentic-josh-bell-jersey , pinch-hitter Carlos Santana ripped an RBI single past second baseman Holt positioned in shallow right to tie it at 3.Eovaldi allowed three runs — one earned — and seven hits in five innings during his fourth start for the Red Sox.“We’ll take 7-2 on any road trip during the season,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. “We went through a tough stretch and to do what we did, I’m proud of them.”Phillies starter Vince Velasquez lasted only 2 1/3 innings, allowing three runs, four hits and four walks. Velasquez ran into trouble in the third when he walked Eovaldi with one out and hit Andrew Benintendi with a pitch. Holt reached on an infield single and Mitch Moreland lined a three-run double to left-center that skipped past Herrera and cleared the bases.Velasquez was pulled after he walked J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts to load the bases again. Hector Neris entered and escaped the jam by retiring Jackie Bradley Jr. on a shallow fly to right and striking out Rafael Devers.REPLAY HELPDevers appeared to score the go-ahead run in the sixth when he came around from second base to cross the plate after pinch-hitter Steve Pearce was ruled safe on a close play at first following a grounder to second. But a video review showed first baseman Justin Bour stayed on the bag as he stretched to catch a wide throw from Cesar Hernandez.TRAINER’S ROOMRed Sox: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez is slated for a rehab start Monday for Double-A Portland. Rodriguez has been on the disabled list since July 15 with a right ankle sprain. … 2B Ian Kinsler is expected to return Friday from a strained left hamstring.Phillies: C Andrew Knapp was sent to Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make room on the roster for Ramos after he came off the disabled list.UP NEXTRed Sox: After an off day, LHP Brian Johnson (3-3, 3.95 ERA) starts Friday night vs. Tampa Bay.Phillies: Starters for Thursday’s doubleheader against the New York Mets haven’t been announced. Zach Eflin (8-4, 3.57) is expected to be recalled from Triple-A to start one of the games. TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner think the Yankees can break the major league season record of 267 home runs that New York set last season“Get this whole team healthy, we’re going to crush the record that we set last year,” Judge said.New York broke the previous mark of 264 by the 1997 Seattle Mariners despite injuries that limited Judge to 112 games Sean Rodriguez Jersey , Gary Sanchez to 89 and Greg Bird to 82.“I just think that we’re capable of doing better than we were last year overall as an offense,” Gardner said.Judge, slowed by a right wrist injury last season, and Gardner each hit two homers in Sunday’s 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.Judge came to camp after a normal offseason. He was slowed slightly at the start of spring training last year following left shoulder surgery.“Just working on my swing. Last year I didn’t get a chance to do that at all,” Judge said. “I’m just trying to have a healthy season. Then we’ll see where the numbers are at.”Judge hit 27 homers last season and Giancarlo Stanton led the Yankees with 38 in the first season after he was acquired Miami. Stanton led the major leagues with 59 homers in 2017, when Judge topped the AL with 52.However, Didi Gregorius is expected to be sidelined until summer following Tommy John surgery last October. He hit a career-high 27 home runs last year; his replacement, Troy Tulowitzki, hasn’t played since 2017.Bird is completing to regain his first-base job from Luke Voit, who hit 14 homers in 39 games after he was obtained from St. Louis.“I think we have a nice balance both offensively and defensively,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “But got a long way to go. It’s too early to get excited about anything Felipe Vazquez Jersey , obviously, other than the fact that we feel like the collection of talent we have, you can see that talent on display.”New York bypassed free agents Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, instead adding Tulowitzki, left-hander James Paxton, reliever Adam Ottavino and infielder DJ LeMahieu while re-signing pitchers CC Sabathia, J.A. Happ and Zack Britton along with Gardner.“I’m closing the chapter on these questions about high-end free agents from the winter time,” Cashman said. “I’d rather focus on the here and now, and the real rather than unreal.”

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