Red Sox put up double digits once more, beat Yankees again
Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Jonny Gomes finished 3-for-4 with a three-run blast and four RBI as the Boston Red Sox outlasted the New York Yankees, 13-9, in the third edition of a four-game series.
Mike Napoli went deep twice and knocked in three runs for the Red Sox, while rookie Xander Bogaerts clubbed his first professional homer among his two hits and three RBI.
Backed by his offense, John Lackey (9-12) picked up the win despite allowing eight hits and seven runs over 5 2/3 innings.
Brett Gardner collected two hits, two RBI and scored three times for the Yankees, who fell 10 games behind their bitter foes. Mark Reynolds hit a two- run double, while Ichiro Suzuki, Lyle Overbay, Alfonso Soriano and Robinson Cano knocked in a run each.
In his first start of 2013, David Huff (2-1) was torched in defeat for eight hits and nine runs over 3 1/3 frames.
09/07 16:46:05 ET