The Red Sox’s Rafael Devers was called safe at the plate by umpire Tripp Gibson as Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez couldn’t get the tag on him during the fifth inning at Fenway Park in Boston on Aug. 19, 2017.
The Red Sox’s Rafael Devers was called safe at the plate by umpire Tripp Gibson as Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez couldn’t get the tag on him during the fifth inning at Fenway Park in Boston on Aug. 19, 2017. Winslow Townson AP
The Red Sox’s Rafael Devers was called safe at the plate by umpire Tripp Gibson as Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez couldn’t get the tag on him during the fifth inning at Fenway Park in Boston on Aug. 19, 2017. Winslow Townson AP

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
Read Greg Cote's Random Evidence blog at http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/