New York Yankees’ hitman Giancarlo Stanton literally hit the all-time hit home run at Yankee Stadium. It came back to haunt the Red Sox.
When you lose by a run, especially after giving up a lead, there’s a lot of blame to be had. The Red Sox have failed to put themselves in a winning position, it’s as simple as that. There’s no way you can blame a moment for such a loss, even in this case.
Still, it’s difficult for fans not to play the blame game, especially when it’s Boston-New York.
Stanton hit a solo home run in the fourth inning to tie the game. Yes, that left a lot of play on the board – plenty of time for Boston to make its own run – but it certainly didn’t help. This is especially true given that the “bomb” was considered a “unicorn” home run.
As the tweet states, that blast was a home run in just one MLB stadium. It happened to be where the Red Sox played.
Red Sox: Giancarlo Stanton home run is a joke, but part of the game
It’s a game, and while it’s the nature of Boston, it’s best not to overreact to a loss. Alex Cora and co. will be fine, and they’re among the postseason favorites for good reason.
However, given the two teams playing, no rational behavior is to be expected. Stanton hit a home run that—at Fenway Park, for example—would have been a double at best.
Every baseball field has its quirks. Of course the Green Monster comes to mind. But now Boston has a gripe.
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