Yankees Subdue Red Sox, 8-6 - NBC New York

Yankees Subdue Red Sox, 8-6



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    Yankees' outfielder Brett Gardner slides safely home as Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan leaps to try and make the play in the sixth inning.

    Alex Rodriguez doubled to break a sixth-inning tie, moved into the top 25 on baseball's career hits list and helped the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 8-6 on Sunday.

    The win gave the Yankees the edge in the three-game series and moved them 6 1/2 games in front of last-place Boston in the bunched-up AL East. New York leads the division by 3 1/2 games heading into the All-Star break.

    Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder had his first career hit with a single in the seventh inning and then added a two-run homer in the ninth to make it 8-4. The Red Sox cut it to 8-6 in the ninth thanks to two New York errors, but Andrew Miller got Shane Victorino on a pop-up to shallow left to end it.

    Brian McCann also had two hits, including a two-run homer, and Nathan Eovaldi (9-2) pitched five innings for the Yankees. 

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