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Bogaerts defines for Boston in 10th sweep to Yankees

Bogaerts defines for Boston in 10th sweep to Yankees

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 Sunday in a strange 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 deft 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 throwing error that sent Tyler Wade to second base with two outs.

Gleyber Torres hit a double that evened the score 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 move to their best position in the league. campaign, 13 games above .500 average

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Dominican right-hander Phillips Valdez got three outs for his first major league save.

For the Red Sox, Venezuelan González 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. AP (HN)

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