Yankees rout A’s to win second wild-card game
AARON Judge and Giancarlo Stanton blasted a pair of 400foot home runs as the New York Yankees routed the Oakland A’s 7-2 to book a date with their rivals the Boston Red Sox. Judge got the scoring started on Wednesday with a two-run homer in the first inning and Stanton, who was making his playoff debut, put the finishing touches on the wild-card game blowout with a towering blast in the eighth. “We love playing at home. We felt the energy. It’s on to Boston,” said Judge. ”We love playing at home. We felt the energy. It’s on to Boston,” said Judge. New York now travels to Boston for a best-of-five Division Series starting Friday at Fenway Park against the first-place Red Sox.