The weekend series at Fenway Park definitely did not go the way that the New York Yankees wanted.
Boston improved to 7-3 in extra-inning games and has four walk-off wins in its last 13 games at Fenway.
In the process, they turned a 5-1/2 game lead in the AL East into a 9-1/2 game edge. "We're gonna keep playing ball", Chapman said through a translator.
Giancarlo Stanton followed with an RBI single off Heath Hembree, and Torres' sacrifice fly increased New York's lead to three.
The game was still tied 4-4 when the Red Sox were back up to bat at the bottom of the 10th inning. After walking three batters and striking out the other two, Chapman yielded a single up the middle to J.D. Martinez that cut the Yankees' lead to 4-3. He was charged with two runs on four hits in six-plus innings.
Boston posted the quartet of victories despite a slew of injuries to key players, including ace Chris Sale.
The Yankees came to Boston with hopes of gaining ground in the division - and left Sunday night with hopes of just staying at the top of the Wild Card standings. Instead, they found themselves buried by a four-game sweep that hands their foes a monstrous edge in the AL East. "And I'm not saying the Yankees need to start a fight by any means, but I'd love to see more fight, more action, more Paul O'Neill attitude and sometimes you want a guy in the room to stand up and not necessarily throw a chair, but get in somebody's face and show some emotion, some passion".
Yankees: OF Aaron Judge (fractured right wrist) played catch, but still hasn't swung a bat. He was acquired from Minnesota on July 30.
Not a bad little break for a guy who is hard at work preparing for New England's first preseason game this Thursday.