In the final game before the Yankees head off into the All-Star break, they needed to take the series against the Boston Red Sox. It was a close one, but the Yankees ended up on top, winning 8-6 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Yankees scored in the top of the second on a Brian McCann two-run home run. In the fifth inning, McCann scored on a balk. In the sixth inning, the Yankees hit three RBI doubles; one by Alex Rodriguez, one by Chris Young and one by Chase Headley. Rob Refsnyder was the deciding factor in the back-and-fourth duel between the Yankees and Red Sox, hitting a two-run home run, his first home-run in the big leagues.
Nathan Eovaldi gave up three runs on seven hits in five innings of work. Adam Warren gave up a run on two hits while retiring a batter, Justin Wilson pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, Dellin Betances pitched 1.1 scoreless innings and Andrew Miller gave up two runs in an inning of work.
— It’s the All-Star break and while most of the Yankees are enjoying the four-day break, Mark Teixeira, Brett Gardner and Dellin Betances will represent the Yankees during the All-Star Game. But first, it’s the Gillette Home Run Derby Sponsored by Head and Shoulders where some of Major League Baseball’s biggest power-hitters flex their muscles for the Home Run Derby trophy. Coverage for the Home Run Derby begins at 8:00 p.m. and will air on ESPN.