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Yankees Hit 3 HRs In 8-Run 2nd Inning, Beat Red Sox 13-8

Yankees Hit 3 HRs In 8-Run 2nd Inning, Beat Red Sox 13-8

BOSTON (AP) — Greg Bird, John Ryan Murphy and Carlos Beltran homered during an eight-run second inning Wednesday and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 13-8. Stephen Drew doubled during New York's big inning and added a three-run homer in the third. Didi Gregorius later homered for the Yankees. Masahiro Tanaka (11-6) pitched into the seventh inning as the Yankees won for the fifth time in six games. New York improved to 7-2 against the Red Sox at Fenway Park this season and 10-5 overall this season against their longtime rivals. The Yankees entered the day 1 1/2 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays in the AL East. The win was the 800th of Yankees manager Joe...

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