NEW YORK — The big-name Boston Red Sox got a lift from their unheralded Venezuelan battery to win their season-high sixth straight game.
Sandy Leon homered and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodriguez again dominated the Yankees in his return from Triple-A, and Boston beat New York 5-2 on Saturday.
Leon hit his second homer this season and the third of his career in the sixth inning — a three-run shot off CC Sabathia for a 5-1 lead. The catcher has 13 RBI in 20 games this year after compiling just eight in 75 career games before that. He's hitting .458 through 59 at-bats this season.
"He looks different now," Rodriguez said. "He hits the ball...