The Yankees (13-9) defeated the Red Sox (10-13) by the score of 14-5 in Boston on Thursday night >> Read the full recap and boxscore at SNY.tv.
Need to Know: CC Sabathia got the start for the Yankees and allowed two runs in six innings of work. He walked three and struck out eight.
Alfonso Soriano delivered a two-run double in the first inning to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.
In the second inning, Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run double down the left field line to extend the lead to 4-0.
The Yankees scored three runs in the third to extend their advantage to 7-0 and knock Red Sox starter Felix Doubront out of the game.
The Red Sox chipped away in the bottom of the third, plating two runs to cut the lead to 7-2.
In the top of the seventh, the Yankees scored five runs to take a 12-2 lead and put the game out of reach.
The Red Sox made five errors that led to five unearned runs.
Shane Greene made his major league debut and struggled, walking three and allowing three runs in just a third of an inning.
Mark Teixeira hit his first home run of the year, a solo shot in the third inning.
Infielder/outfielder Mike Carp pitched the ninth inning for Boston, allowing a run on five walks.
What’s Next: The Yankees open a three-game set at Yankee Stadium on Friday at 7:05 p.m. Hiroki Kuroda (2-1, 4.07 ERA) gets the start for the Yankees, opposed by C.J. Wilson (2-2, 4.21 ERA) for the Angels.