Yankees dominate Red Sox
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees put the Michael Pineda pine tar incident behind them by breaking out the bats in a 14-5 rout of the Boston Red Sox.
Major League Baseball issued a 10-game suspension to Pineda on Thursday. He was ejected from Wednesday's game against Boston for using an illegal substance.
New York pounded out 14 hits in the rubber match of a three-game series. The Red Sox, meanwhile, committed five errors in a game against the Yankees for the first time since Sept. 8, 1978 (seven errors).
Mark Teixeira hit his first homer of the season for the Yankees, who went 4-3 on a seven-game road trip. Yangervis Solarte paced the offense with four RBI and two runs scored.
New York starter CC Sabathia (3-2) gave up two runs on three hits with eight strikeouts and three walks over six innings.
Jonny Gomes knocked in two runs for the Red Sox, who went 3-4 on a seven-game homestand. Felix Doubront (1-3) got the start and allowed seven runs -- three earned -- on six hits over 2 2/3 innings.
04/24 23:13:58 ET