Luis Severino
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New York Yankees ace starter Luis Severino is hit hard again in giving up four runs in a Boston Red Sox 4-1 victory at Fenway.

Another start, another rough one.

Luis Severino took the ball from Aaron Boone on Friday night in Boston and proceeded to relent four runs in just 5.2 innings of work. The Boston Red Sox took the second-straight game of a four-game weekend set.

Entering the contest a disappointing 7.5 games behind Boston, the New York Yankees turned to Sevy to represent that much-needed stopper with everything going wrong in via the starting rotation. Severino surrendered two runs immediately courtesy of a two-run Steve Pearce shot.


Sevy’s final line consisted of four earned runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out just two in 5.2 total innings of work.

On the other side, Rick Porcello put up a gem. In going the complete distance (nine innings), the former Detroit Tigers righty allowed just one run on one hit. Miguel Andujar’s third-inning solo shot was the only blemish on the season.

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Other than Pearce’s two-run shot in the first, Mitch Moreland and Eduardo Nunez collected a ribbie apiece.

With the New York Yankees now 8.5 games behind Boston in the AL East, they’ll look to strike back in Game 3 on Saturday afternoon. First pitch comes your way at 4:05 p.m. ET from Fenway Park.

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