The Boston Red Sox trailed the Baltimore Orioles by five runs before a six-run fifth inning and RBI single by Andrew Benintendi in the 11th propelled them to a 10-8 win. The Yankees posted a 2-1 win against the Minnesota Twins thanks a first-inning homer from Aaron Judge and nine strikeouts from starting pitcher Jaime Garcia. It just put them five games up on the Twins for home-field advantage in the wildcard game.
Hunter Renfroe's second swing back with the San Diego Padres was a big one. The rookie hit a three-run home run in his first big league game in a month and Austin Hedges also connected for the Padres, who beat NL wild card leader Arizona 4-2 on Monday night. Renfroe drove a 1-1 pitch from lefty Patrick Corbin to straightaway center field with two outs in the first, his 21st.
BRAVES NEWS The final homestand of the season continued on Tuesday with Luiz Gohara making the start against the Nationals. Although Gohara had a creditable appearance, things didn’t go quite as well for the Braves as they did during their last showdown with Max Scherzer. Instead, Washington played well enough to put four runs on the board and limit the Braves to just two. It appears that the Braves’ are finally set to move to the North Port area in Florida after the city voted to go ahead with building the Braves’ spring training complex there. Now that the city has given its approval, 2018 will be the final year of spring training in Kissimmee for the Braves, and they’ll be moving to a much