Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Pedro Ciriaco hit the tie-breaking RBI triple in the ninth inning, to help Boston take an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees in the second portion of a three-game series.
Adrian Gonzalez was 3-for-5 with a three-run home run, four RBI and two runs scored while Ciriaco finished with three hits and three runs scored for the Red Sox, who had dropped six of seven coming into the game.
Jon Lester went six innings in the start for Boston and gave up four runs on four hits with two walks and six strikeouts. Andrew Miller (3-1) got the win for getting the final out of the eighth inning.
Jayson Nix and Mark Teixeira each hit a two-run home run while Chris Stewart added a solo shot for the Yankees, who had won three of four prior to Saturday's soggy setback.
CC Sabathia had his worst start of the year as he was charged with six runs on eight hits with a pair of walks and six strikeouts over six innings. Rafael Soriano (2-1) gave up two runs in the ninth.
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