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Watch: Red Sox eliminate Yankees, advance to ALCS

Watch: Red Sox eliminate Yankees, advance to ALCS

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Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox used a dominant pitching performance to eliminate the New York Yankees from the 2018 postseason on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium. Red Sox starter Rick Porcello allowed just four hits and one run in five innings of work. The Red Sox bullpen allowed just one hit over the final four innings to earn the 4-3 victory. Boston's Game 4 win completed a 3-1 series victory in the American League Division Series. J.D. Martinez put the Red Sox on the board with an RBI sacrifice fly in the top of the third inning. Ian Kinsler scored Steve Pearce on an RBI double later in the frame before Eduardo Nunez singled in Kinsler for a 3-0 Red Sox lead. Christian Vazquez's solo home run in the fourth inning gave Boston a 4-0 advantage. Brett Gardner plated the Yankees' first score ...
Watch: Kylian Mbappe helps France eliminate Argentina, Messi from World Cup

Watch: Kylian Mbappe helps France eliminate Argentina, Messi from World Cup

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June 30 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi will be a spectator for the remainder of the World Cup after France eliminated Argentina in the round of 16 Saturday in Kazan, Russia. Messi did not score, but did have two assists in the 4-3 loss at Kazan Stadium. France now awaits the winner of Portugal and Uruguay in the quarterfinals. Argentina, the runner-up at the 2014 World Cup, failed to reach the quarterfinals for the first time since the 2002 World Cup. Kylian Mbappe led the French in the victory, scoring twice in the second half. French midfielder Antoine Griezmann started the scoring. The Atletico Madrid star put in a penalty in the 13th minute after Mbappe drew a foul in the box. Argentina tied the match when Angel Di Maria unleashed a screamer from more than 30 yards out in the 41st minute. Fra...