Gardner Stays Hot in Yanks Win
BOSTON (AP) — Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning for one of his three hits, helping the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 on Sunday night.
Former Red Sox infielder Stephen Drew had a pair of hits and drove in four runs in his third game with theYankees since he was sent there at the trading deadline. Esmil Rogers (1-0) earned the victory in his Yankeesdebut by throwing three hitless innings, striking out three and allowing one walk.
David Robertson pitched the ninth for his 29th save.
Craig Breslow (2-3) came in to relieve Clay Buchholz to start the sixth inning and gave up Gardner's leadoff homer before retiring the next three batters.