Alex Verdugo secures the Boston Red Sox’s 6-5 win over the New York Yankees

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The New York Yankees lose to the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of their series

Alex Verdugo hit a tied single and a two-run single in the eighth inning that capped a three-run tenth inning and lifted the Boston Red Sox 6-5 over the New York Yankees on Saturday night.

Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo gave the Yankees a 5-3 lead with RBI doubles in Game 10 against Jake Diekman.

Jeter Downs, named for former Yankees captain Derek Jeter, hit a run-scoring single in the bottom half against Wandy Peralta (2-2) for his first major league hit.

Third baseman Josh Donaldson dropped Xander Bogaert’s potential double-play grounder on the transfer and only got one out early.

With the runners second and third and two away, Verdugo hit a right which hit Rob Refsnyder and Downs who batted in front of Joey Gallo’s seat. Downs was in the starting lineup for Triple-A Worcester early Saturday morning before being dropped and called up.

Verdugo was level to 3-3 after an eighth-inning single from Clay Holmes, who botched a save for the second time in 18 chances.

Former Yankee Rob Refsnyder added a solo homer for the Red Sox that ended a four-game losing streak and improved to just 10-20 against American League East rivals.

Aaron Hicks hit a solo homer and Rizzo returned after missing four games with a bad back he had two RBI doubles.

Boston collapsed after four games and is looking to avoid a relapse into a back-to-back 0-9 series against AL East rivals in Sunday night’s four-game series finals. New York’s AL East’s lead was cut to 15 games over the second-placed Red Sox.

On a lively night at Fenway Park, with fans often singing for both teams, New York took a 3-1 lead over Ryan Brasier in Game 6 when Rizzo doubled just under midfielder Jarren Duran’s glove. Donaldson added an RBI single.
Refsnyder sent his shot over a billboard on the Green Monster.

New York starter Jordan Montgomery allowed two runs on six hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.

Hicks’ winning shot ricocheted off a wall separating the bullpens.

Boston started a rookie pitcher for the fourth straight year. Cutter Crawford allowed runs and four hits in five innings, batting six and walking two.

On Deck
Yankees: RHP Domingo Germán (right shoulder injured, injured since spring practice) pitched four scoreless innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Boone said the team will discuss activation in the next 24 to 48 hours.

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