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Red Sox split twinbill with Yankees

  • Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, center, celebrates his two-run home run during the third inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the New York Yankees in Boston, Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Michael Dwyer

  • Boston Red Sox's David Price pitches during the first inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the New York Yankees in Boston, Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Michael Dwyer

  • New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka pitches during the first inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Michael Dwyer

  • New York Yankees' Clint Frazier, Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner, from left, celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox 3-0 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader in Boston, Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Michael Dwyer

  • New York Yankees' Ji-Man Choi swings for a strike in front of Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon during the eighth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader in Boston, Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Michael Dwyer

  • New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius (18) turns towards the dugout behind Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon after scoring on his solo home run during the fifth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader in Boston, Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Michael Dwyer



Associated Press
Sunday, July 16, 2017

As part of an effort to promote November's three Football at Fenway games, UMass coach Mark Whipple was one of three New England coaches, to throw out a ceremonial first pitch in game one of Sunday's doubleheader.

UMass will play Maine at Fenway on Nov. 11.