Ciriaco, Gomez Lead Red Sox to Split with Yankees

Revitalized power from Andruw Jones Not Enough

By HOWARD ULMAN
|  Saturday, Jul 7, 2012  |  Updated 11:09 PM EDT
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Ciriaco, Gomez Lead Red Sox to Split with Yankees

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Jones hit three homers during the doubleheader.

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Newcomers Pedro Ciriaco and Mauro Gomez had three hits each and the Boston Red Sox gained a split of their day-night doubleheader with a 9-5 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday.

Ciriaco drove in three runs with a bases-clearing double one day after being called up from Pawtucket. Gomez is 8 for 17 in five games since being promoted from the Triple-A team Tuesday night.

Andruw Jones hit three homers in the doubleheader, including two of the Yankees' four in their 6-1 win in the opener in which Freddy Garcia pitched 6 2-3 solid innings in muggy conditions. They added three homers in the nightcap, running their baseball-high total to 133. They're on a pace for a club-record 255. The 1997 Seattle Mariners hold the major league record with 264.

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