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Pedroia Out For Red Sox-Yankees Here's Wednesday's LineupMore Pedroia Out For Red Sox-Yankees Here's Wednesday's LineupMore
Tracy Craig | 28 April, 2017, 01:52

Not only have they lost three of their last four to the teams in front of them in the American League East (Baltimore, New York), but find themselves in the kind of offensive slump that promises to make things uncomfortable in the upcoming stretch against the Cubs and Orioles.

On the day he turned 25 years old, in his first at-bat at Fenway Park, the Yankees' very big rookie crushed a homer to give his team a 2-0 lead over the Red Sox in the second inning of Wednesday's game.

Quintana earned his first win of the season after allowing only one earned run and scattering five hits over six innings.

Porcello allowed three unearned runs, six hits, one walk and struck out five in seven innings of a 3-0 loss at Toronto on Wednesday. Dellin Betances pitched a scoreless eighth, and Aroldis Chapman gave up a run in the ninth.

Judge landed on an empty seat, and manager Joe Girardi said he expected Judge would be a little sore this morning, but the 6-foot-7, 280-pound slugger didn't complain of any pains. "If he puts the barrel to it and gets it in the air, it's got a good chance to go out". I think you affect three days in a rotation, truly, if you are that guy. Instead, Pedroia will return a day later when the Red Sox host the Yankees. It'll be his first start since he injured his knee and ankle last Friday on a controversial takeout slide by Manny Machado.

First Official Nintendo Switch Sales Number Is Out, And It Beat Estimates
Finally, Wii U sold 760k units during the last 12 months - a decrease of 77 per cent year-on-year, as focus shifts to Switch. The figures indicate that it will sell more units in its first year than its predecessor, the Wii U, shifted in five years.

Senators arrive for unusual North Korea briefing with varied expectations
While he says he supports diplomatic options, there seems to be less likelihood a similar deal could be made with North Korea. The Australian government recently said North Korea does not now have nuclear weapons capable of reaching Australia.

France says analysis shows Syria regime behind sarin attack
The Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that the airstrikes the day before violated worldwide law and infringed on Syrian sovereignty. The US-led coalition had by then spent a year striking terrorist targets in Syria without approval by the country's government.

Yankees: SS Didi Gregorius was 2 for 3, including a solo homer, for Class A Tampa against Clearwater. Franco connected off Wei-Yen Chen in the third inning with a shot to left-center for a 4-2 lead. Running the team and funding runway plays turned out to be way too expensive so Frazee sold many players including Babe Ruth to the Yankees for $125,000 cash and a $300,000 loan.

Ryan Braun had a two-run double and a single off Reds starter Rookie Davis (0-1).

The pitching matchup will see Chris Sale on the mound for the Red Sox against Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.

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