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Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Brett Gardner doubled home the 1st New York run in the top of the 3rd inning and 2 more in the 5th on another double, all off Boston starter Wade Miley, as the Yankees beat the Red Sox 4-2.
The last time Miley and Yankee starter Nathan Eovaldi hooked up, the end result was a 19-inning affair at Yankee Stadium that lasted nearly 7 hours. Contrast that with today's 2-hour, 44-minute game at Fenway Park.

Dustin Pedroia (pictured) briefly tied the game with his 5th home run of the season in the 4th of the AAA sign above the Monster seats.

Mookie Betts got the Sox close with a 2-out Wall Ball double in the bottom of the 8th off Yankee reliever Chris Martin.

Blake Swihart made his major league debut for the Red Sox. He struck out in his 1st at bat, a 9-pitch affair and reached on a single to right in his 2nd at bat in the bottom of the 5th.

Miley gave the Red Sox 7 innings and at one point retired 7 in a row. He allowed 3 runs on 7 hits. He struck out 3 and didn't walk anyone.

Boston didn't do much off Eovaldi. He went 6.2 innings allowing 2 runs on 7 hits and a walk while striking out 2.

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Jim Monaghan 5/02/2015 04:19:00 PM Edit
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