Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 6-5 on Sunday night in a bizarre finish to sweep a three-game series in the Bronx for the first time. since June 2011.
Marwin Gonzalez tied the game with a home run in the seventh inning for Boston and made a slick defensive play at second base with a runner in scoring position for the last out. Gonzalez also converted a tricky double play in the bottom of the 10th _and made a pitching error that sent Tyler Wade to second base with two outs.
Gleyber Torres hit a double that evened the scoreline in the bottom of the ninth off closer Matt Barnes (2-1), but Boston (36-23) rallied to win for the fourth time in a row and get into their best position in the league. campaign, 13 games above .500 average
Dominican right-hander Phillips Valdez got three outs to score his first major league save.
For the Red Sox, Venezuelan Gonzalez 4-1 with scored and two RBIs. Puerto Ricans Christian Vázquez 4-1 with scored, and Enrique Hernández 4-0. The Dominicans Rafael Devers 5-0, and Danny Santana 3-0.
For the Yankees, the Dominicans Gary Sánchez 4-2 with a pair of RBIs, and Miguel Andújar 5-1 with scored. Venezuelans Torres 5-2 with scored and RBI, and Rougned Odor 1-0 with scored. Colombian Gio Urshela 5-2.