The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox, 5-3, on Wednesday night at Fenway Park. With the victory, New York has won four straight and eight of their last 10.
The Yankees jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning thanks to some rough fielding by the Red Sox. All three runs scored on Gleyber Torres’ Little League three-run “homer.” In the bottom of the frame, Connor Wong put Boston on the board with an RBI double.
Jose Trevino put New York back up by three with a run-scoring double off the Green Monster in the top of the sixth.
Boston inched closer in the bottom of the eighth as a run scored on Marwin Gonzalez’s fielding error.
New York answered in the top of the ninth with a run as Tim Locastro scored from second on a fielding error. The Red Sox plated their final run in the bottom of the inning on a groundout.
Nestor Cortes started on the mound and tossed five innings of one-run ball while striking out seven.
The Yankees will get the day off on Thursday before they begin a three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers.
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