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Boston Red Sox's Kyle Schwarber celebrates his solo homer in the third inning of an American League Wild Card playoff baseball game against the New York Yankees. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Boston Red Sox beat New York 6-2 in the AL wild-card game
  • The Red Sox will play the AL Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays
  • The Yankees have not won it all since 2009

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New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face each other at a wild card game in Boston on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RedSox)

  • Boston Red Sox lead the season series 10-9 against New York Yankees
  • Red Sox and Yankees have met in the postseason four times
  • It is their first wild-card berth since 2009

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The Red Sox will take on the Yankees. (Photo credit: AP)

  • JD Martinez slipped on second base while taking his position
  • Red Sox manager Alex Cora said on Monday that Martinez was getting treatment
  • The Yankees added outfielder Greg Allen to their roster for the game

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole listens to a question during a news conference at the American League Wild Card Workout Day at Fenway Park, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. (Photo: AP)

  • New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox will face off in the AL wild card 
  •  Bucky Dent's homer helped the Yankees beat Boston 43 years ago
  • New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole recalled the historic moment ahead of Tuesday's game

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Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe hits a three-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Saturday (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The New York Yankees are currently tied with Boston atop the AL wild-card standings
  • New York is assured a tie-breaker game next week
  • "Just a bad day for us and we've got to get over it quickly," the Yaknees manager said

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  • Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe hit three home runs against the New York Yankees
  • Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery was rocked for a career-worst seven earned runs in 2 2/3 innings
  • New York could still punch its postseason ticket on Saturday if the Toronto Blue Jays and the Seattle Mariners lose their games

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DJ LeMahieu plays for the New York Yankees. (Photo credit: Instagram/ DJ LeMahieu)

  • LeMahieu exited Thursday night's victory in Toronto and received a cortisone injection on Friday
  • LeMahieu also missed a big game last weekend in Boston because of the injury
  • With LeMahieu ailing, the Yankees recalled infielder Andrew Velazquez

Cleveland Indians' Andres Gimenez hits a three-run home run

  • Cleveland Indians ended up routing the New York Yankees 11-3 on Saturday
  • Andres Gimenez hit a three-run homer in a seven-run fifth inning
  • Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez failed to catch a foul popup

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Navy's marching band performs at halftime during an NCAA college football game between Navy and Air Force, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Annapolis, Md. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The New York Mets and Yankees shared the diamond during the national anthem with first responders and former players
  • Mike Piazza and other Mets alumi accompanied members of New York's fire, police, EMT and other departments
  • The Navy and  Air Force were also in focus  as the American sports world observed the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

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New York Mets' Javier Baez, foreground, runs out a fielder's choice, allowing Francisco Lindor (12) to score. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Rookie Tylor Megill struck out a career-high 10 in a career-long seven innings
  • The 26-year-old right-hander threw up to 97.2 mph, well above his 94.5 mph average coming in
  • New York Mets took advantage of a string of mental and physical mistakes by the reeling Yankees to rout their Bronx rival 10-3