Clint Frazier knows a win and a home run will not give way for the 2018 finish for the Yankees, with Red Sox losing the ALDS.
But Tuesday, he and the Yankees have taken off a good starting point against Boston, while Frazier tried a homer against Chris Sale that helped bring the 8-0 victory to The Bronx.
"Very," says Frazier. "The conflict is what it is for us, it is important to win a win against anyone who knows we are the last time they are here, they beat us to go to the World Series. they are tonight. "
The only win in April is not ready for a season-ending loss in the playoffs, but the Yankees are desperate for a victory, especially in the way most of their time is gone. The homer of Frazier and Mike Tauchman ̵
For Frazier, the shooting that led under the fourth came after he had fought on the plate recently. He entered the 2-for-16 game with no extra-base hits, a walk and six strikeouts in his past five games, and he was briefly grounded in his first bat.
Frazier was slowly after a torrid three-game stretch that went from Baltimore to Houston over a week ago, when he went to 7-for-11 with three homer. Tuesday, Frazier had a fifth, while manager Aaron Boone was looking for an offense anywhere he could get it.
And Frazier brought his fourth home run of the season, a fly ball that got right-centered. Frazier said he did not think he was enough.
"I watched Mookie [Betts] all the time," Frazier said of the Red Sox center fielder. "I'm glad to get it out."
If the Yankee survived the absence of outfielder like Aaron Hicks (back) and Giancarlo Stanton (biceps), Frazier needed to make a living – and he knew it.  "I'm happy to come out here, getting the chance to play every day," Frazier says. "I feel more comfortable in the box, and when I'm successful, it's fun. I'm not going to continue to get bats and keep building, I'll play at a high level, hopefully. & # 39; 39;