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Red Sox Rookies Devers, Benintendi Key Win Over Yanks In 10

Red Sox Rookies Devers, Benintendi Key Win Over Yanks In 10

Rafael Devers hit a stunning homer off Aroldis Chapman to tie the score in the ninth inning, and fellow Red Sox rookie Andrew Benintendi singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th as Boston beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium.

Chris Sale struck out 12 in his latest dominant performance, but Boston trailed 2-1 before Devers, 20, connected on a fastball and became the second left-handed hitter to homer off Chapman in his eight-year career.

By winning a battle of hard-throwing bullpens, the Red Sox increased their AL East lead to a season-high 51/2 games over rival New York. Boston (67-50) took two of three in the series and is a season-best 17 games...

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