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Matthews: For a team that won 100 games, the Yankees were surprisingly flawed, and those flaws were exposed in ALDS

The rest of the Yankees offense could do little with Porcello, who handcuffed them for five innings on four hits, the only run scoring on a sacrifice fly by Gardner in the fifth in what was likely his last Yankee at-bat. And Red Sox manager Alex Cora, showing the kind of killer instinct Boone lacked on Monday, brought in his ace, Chris Sale, to shut down the eighth inning. Then, he handed it over to his closer, Kimbrel, who barely squeaked through.

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