Yankees vs. Red Sox results: Sanchez, Judge power Game 2 win, split in Boston

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Gary Sanchez (Getty Images)

The Yankees evened their AL Division Series on Saturday night with a 6-2 victory over the Red Sox in Game 2 at Fenway Park in Boston.

Yankee hitters got to Sox starter David Price early. Aaron Judge homered off the left-hander in the first inning to give New York an early 1-0 lead. Gary Sanchez followed suit with a home run in the second inning. He also hit a monster 479-foot, three-run homer in the seventh.

Masahiro Tanaka pitched well for the Yankees, allowing one earned run on three hits over five innings to earn the victory. 

The series shifts to New York for Game 3 on Monday with the best-of-five series tied 1-1. 

Sporting News provided updates and highlights during the Yankees’ Game 2 victory.

(All times Eastern)

Yankees vs. Red Sox score, live updates, highlights

11:46 p.m.: End of the ninth inning. Kinsler grounds into a game-ending double play and the Yankees tie the series at one game apiece. Yankees win 6-2.

11:45 p.m.: Nunez strikes out looking for the first out of the inning. Kinsler now at the plate for Boston.

11:43 p.m.: Pearce draws a leadoff walk and the Red Sox have some life in the ninth. Nunez will come to bat with a runner on first.

11:41 p.m.: Aroldis Chapman will come in to try to shut the door in the bottom of the ninth inning.

11:38 p.m.: Sanchez flies out to left to end the top of the ninth. Last chance for Boston with Pearce, Nunez and Kinsler due up.

11:35 p.m.: Stanton grounds to third, Nunez fields it, steps on third for the forceout then throws to first to complete the double play. Sanchez is now at bat with Walker at second and two outs.

11:31 p.m.: Voit draws the walk and the Yankees will pinch-run Neil Walker for him at first base. Stanton at the plate with two runners on and no outs.

11:29 p.m.: Judge leads off the ninth with a walk. Voit at the dish with a runner on and nobody out.

11:24 p.m.: End of the eighth inning. Bogaerts grounds to short, Gregorius fields it and flips it to Torres at second for the forceout to end the inning. Yankees lead 6-2.

11:23 p.m.: Martinez hits a chopper to short and Gregorius fields it and throws to first to get the forceout. Bogaerts is up with two outs and a runner on base.

11:20 p.m.: Betts grounds out to third, and then Benintendi draws a one-out walk. Martinez steps in with a runner on.

11:13 p.m.: The Yankees make another pitching change and pull Betances. Zach Britton will come in to pitch the eighth.

11:12 p.m.: McCutchen grounds into a double play to end the top half of the inning. Red Sox have Betts, Benintendi and Martinez due up in the bottom of the eighth.

11:10 p.m.: Torres strikes out, and then Gardner draws a walk with one out. McCutchen is at the plate with a runner on. 

11:05 p.m.: Heath Hembree comes in to pitch for Boston. Christian Vazquez will come in to catch. Moreland appeared to hurt his hamstring after scoring in the last inning. He’s subbed out and Steve Pearce will take over at first.

11:02 p.m.: End of the seventh inning. Devers grounds out to second to end the inning. Yankees lead 6-2.

10:59 p.m.: Rafael Devers pinch-hits for Leon and strikes out as Kinsler steals third base. Bradley is now at the plate with Kinsler at third and two outs.

10:58 p.m.: Red Sox scoring play. Kinsler doubles to left field off the Green Monster and scores Moreland. Yankees lead 6-2.

10:55 p.m.: Moreland leads off the inning with a single to right through the shift. Nunez then flies out to right. Kinsler is now up with Moreland at first and one out.

10:51 p.m.: Gregorius grounds out and Adeiny Hechavarria, who took over for Andujar at third last inning, follows suit. To the bottom of the seventh we go with Moreland, Nunez and Kinsler due up.

10:49 p.m.: Yankees home run. Sanchez takes Rodríguez deep to left-center field for his second homer on the night. Yankees lead 6-1. 

10:46 p.m.: The call is overturned after review and Voit is called out, so it’ll be runners at first and third with one out and Sanchez at the plate.

10:44 p.m.: Stanton hits a chopper to the left side and it’s fielded by Nunez. He throws to second but Kinsler’s foot is off the bag as Voit slides in safely. The play is under replay review.

10:42 p.m.: Voit follows Judge’s single with a walk. Stanton will come to the plate with two runners on and no one out.

10:39 p.m.: Judge hits a chopper up the right side of the infield and Moreland leaves first to field it. Rodríguez doesn’t make it to first in time to cover the bag and Judge leads off the inning with an infield single.

10:38 p.m.: Rodríguez heads back out to pitch the seventh for Boston.

10:35 p.m.: End of the sixth inning. Betances pitches a perfect frame and we’re on to the seventh. Yankees lead 3-1.

10:32 p.m.: Tanaka’s final line: five innings pitched, three hits, one run (one earned), one walk, four strikeouts, one home run allowed, 78 pitches, 48 strikes.

10:31 p.m.: The Yankees make a pitching change. Tanaka’s night is done and Dellin Betances will come in to pitch the sixth.

10:28 p.m.: McCutchen strikes out and strands two runners to end the top half of the inning.

10:24 p.m.: Gardner pops out to shortstop. McCutchen is now at bat with two outs.

10:18 p.m.: Andujar gets a bloop single to fall in right field. Torres follows that up with a single to center. Boston makes a pitching change as Eduardo Rodríguez will come in to face Gardner with two men on and one away.

10:15 p.m.: Another pitching change for Boston as Brasier exits and Brandon Workman comes in to pitch the fifth.

10:12 p.m.: End of the fifth inning. Tanaka faces three batters and gets three outs. On to the sixth at Fenway. Yankees lead 3-1.

10:02 p.m.: Brasier strikes out Sanchez to retire the side. Bottom of the fifth now with Leon, Bradley and Betts due up.

9:58 .pm.: Stanton strikes out swinging and Sanchez steps in with two outs. 

9:56 p.m.: Voit draws a walk and now Stanton’s up with two runners on.

9:51 p.m.: Judge hits a sharp grounder to third and Nunez fields it, but his throw is off the mark and gets past Moreland. Judge takes second and Luke Voit steps in with one out. 

9:48 p.m.: Pitching change for Boston as Ryan Brasier takes over for Kelly in the top of the fifth.

9:45 p.m.: End of the fourth inning. Nunez draws a two-out walk but Tanaka strikes out Kinsler to end the inning. Yankees lead 3-1.

9:37 p.m.: Red Sox home run. Bogaerts hits a solo shot deep to center field to give Boston its first run of the night. Yankees lead 3-1.

9:32 p.m.: Kelly pitches a perfect inning and it’s on to the bottom half of the inning.

9:23 p.m.: End of the third inning. Betts flies out and Andrew Benintendi grounds out to second. Yankees lead 3-0.

9:16 p.m.: Bradley singles to center and the Red Sox have a man on first with Betts stepping in.

9:11 p.m.: Kelly strikes out Sanchez and gets Gregorius to fly out to center. Sandy Leon, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Betts are due up for Boston in the bottom of the third.

9:07 p.m.: Stanton singles to center with one out in the third. Sanchez is at bat with a runner on first.

9:02 p.m.: End of the second inning. The Red Sox go down 1-2-3 and we’ll head to the top of the third. Yankees lead 3-0.

8:55 p.m.: Kelly gets Judge to fly out to right field. Mitch Moreland, Eduardo Nunez and Ian Kinsler are due up for Boston in the bottom of the second.

8:51 p.m.: Yankees scoring play. McCutchen singles to left off the Green Monster as Torres scores from second. Gardner moves to third. The Red Sox make a pitching change as Price’s night is done. Joe Kelly will come in to face Judge. Yankees lead 3-0.

8:49 p.m.: Price walks Gardner and McCutchen is now at the dish with two outs and runners at first and second.

8:44 p.m.: Gleyber Torres draws a two-out walk. Brett Gardner steps in for the Yankees.

8:39 p.m.: Yankees home run. Gary Sanchez hits one over the Green Monster to extend the Yankees’ lead. Yankees lead 2-0.

8:35 p.m.: End of the first inning. Bogaerts flies out to left-center field, stranding Martinez at first. Yankees lead 1-0.

8:33 p.m.: J.D. Martinez rips one down the left-field line past Miguel Andujar, but Didi Gregorius hustles and makes a play on it to keep Martinez from advancing to second base. Xander Bogaerts steps in with a runner on and two outs. 

8:28 p.m.: Tanaka’s first pitch to Mookie Betts in the bottom of the inning is called a strike. 

8:24 p.m.: Giancarlo Stanton flies out to deep center to end the inning, but the Yankees hold the early lead as we head to the bottom of the first.

8:20 p.m.: Yankees home run. Aaron Judge crushes one to deep left-center field. Yankees lead 1-0.

8:15 p.m.: Price’s first pitch to Andrew McCutchen is called a ball outside. They’re underway at Fenway.

7:04 p.m.: Lineups for tonight’s game. First pitch is scheduled for 8:15 p.m.