Gerrit Cole is making his debut in the Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees rivalry Friday evening, and similarly, Alex Verdugo is just getting acclimated himself..
Verdugo made an impact in the second matchup between the two.
With the Red Sox down 2-0 in the top of the fourth inning, Verdugo blasted a solo homer into the right field stands off a 1-1 breaking ball from Cole.
DUGIE DID IT AGAIN pic.twitter.com/mk3vUE4Lz5
— NESN (@NESN) August 15, 2020
It was Verdugo’s fourth homer of the season, the second of which that’s come on the road.