Forrest Gump said life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get. Well, like that box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get when Phil Hughes you’re going to get either. You can get the Phil Hughes from Monday night, or you can get his performance from tonight as the Yankees fell to the Red Sox 11-1.
The Red Sox took the lead for good in the third inning. Jackie Bradley Jr. lead off with a double. Daniel Nava followed with a single. Mike Carp followed with a double to make it 1-0. After a strikeout, David Ortiz was intentionally walked. Mike Napoli followed with a grand slam to make it 5-0. The Yanks got their lone run in the fourth. David Adams and Jayson Nix singled and two batters later Chris Stewart hit a sac fly.
Adam Warren would like to throw this game away as well. Jose Iglesias led off the eighth with a single. Bradley Jr followed with a single. Nava followed with eighth homer of the year. In the ninth, Stephen Drew hit his fourth homer of the year. Jarrod Saltalamacchia followed with a ground-rule double. Iglesias followed with a single to drive in Saltalamacchia. Bradley Jr followed with a double and Nava brought home the last run with a groundout.
YGY Player Of The Game: Nava
Notes: Stewart left the game due to dehydration. Alex Rodriguez has yet to start running, however, the team isn’t calling this a set back. Kevin Youkilis will play third for the first time since coming off the DL Sunday.