Lo Duca: Will Bullpen Cost Red Sox A Trip to the ALCS?

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Brad Penner, USA Today Sports. Pictured: Chad Green

Oct 06, 2018, 05:45 PM EDT

Betting odds: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox

  • Yankees moneyline: -109
  • Red Sox moneyline: -101
  • Over/Under: 9 (+100/-120)
  • First pitch: 8:15 p.m. ET
  • Channel: TBS

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It was a frustrating loss for Yankees bettors last night. The Bombers had several chances to blow the game open against a shoddy Red Sox bullpen but couldn’t get the job done.

There were definitely a few takeaways from that game. The first is obviously that Boston’s bullpen was alarmingly bad. It was just one game, but this is the Achilles heel for the World Series favorites.

Outside of Craig Kimbrel, Alex Cora has nobody he can trust in that ‘pen and the Yankees will be licking their chops if they can get David Price’s pitch count up in Game 2.

As for the Yankees, the loss of Aaron Hicks is a big blow. Even when he’s not hitting, the 29-year-old is a big piece of the Yankee puzzle. He’s a fantastic centerfielder and a switch-hitter who works the count almost every time he’s up.

Even without Hicks, New York should have success in Game 2.

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