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Christian Arroyo loses ball in lights, Joey Gallo thrown out on inside-the-park try

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Christian Arroyo stared helplessly on the infield.

A better option would’ve been trying over his head.

The Pink Sox proper fielder misplaced Joey Gallo’s seemingly-routine fly ball within the Fenway Park lights within the prime of the third of Friday evening’s recreation in opposition to the Yankees. Jose Trevino, who was on third, and Aaron Hicks, who was on second, each got here in to attain.

Christian Arroyo loses Joey Gallo's fly ball in the lights.
Christian Arroyo loses Joey Gallo’s fly ball within the lights.
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Joey Gallo is tagged out at home attempting an inside-the-park homer.
Joey Gallo is tagged out at residence making an attempt an inside-the-park homer.
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Joey Gallo is tagged out at home attempting an inside-the-park homer.
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Gallo’s fortune, nonetheless, shortly reversed, reverting again to his season-long destiny. Attempting to stretch his hit into an inside-the-park residence run, he was simply gunned down on the plate. Arroyo relayed to Trevor Story, whose throw to Christian Vasquez at residence simply beat a sliding Gallo.

The hit — and Arroyo’s blunder — prolonged the Yankees’ result in 7-2, nonetheless. Boston’s pitching has struggled with New York’s lineup, on the heels of a 6-5 loss to the Bombers on Thursday evening.