Jacoby Ellsbury and Johnny Gomes homered, and Felix Doubront outpitched Andy Pettitte on Friday night to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the depleted New York Yankees in the opener of their three-game series.
If you haven't seen this piece yet, you will get a laugh out of it. NY Mets young phenom pitcher appeared on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show and went out and interviewed New Yorkers about, well, Matt Harvey.
All-Star games and fun events like the Slam Dunk Contest and Home Run Derby are always fan favorites, no matter who you root for. The NFL has a hard time selling their All-Star game, otherwise known as the Pro Bowl because it takes place one week before the biggest sporting event of the year...
Hiroki Kuroda pitched five innings, the last after a long rain delay, Robinson Cano had another big hit against the Twins and the New York Yankees beat Minnesota for the fifth time in two weeks, 2-0 Friday night.