Salty's slam lifts Sox past Yankees, 8-4

Posted

BOSTON (AP) - Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 8-4 Friday night.

David Ortiz and Stephen Drew each doubled twice as the AL East-leading Red Sox won for the 15th time in 19 games. Saltalamacchia also doubled and scored twice.

Robinson Cano went 4 for 4 with three doubles and two RBIs for New York, which began the day one game behind Tampa Bay for the final AL wild-card spot.

Brendan Ryan, acquired from Seattle on Tuesday for a player to be named, hit his first homer with the Yankees.


TALK TO US

If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions