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Jim Monaghan
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Doug Fister stymied the Yankees for seven innings and the Red Sox offense supplied three home runs in a 4-1 Boston win on Friday night at Yankee Stadium.

The victory evened the series at a game apiece with two to play.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Red Sox
Fister (pictured) gave up one run on just four hits, two of them back-to-back doubles in the bottom of the first inning. He struck out five and only walked one.

In his last three starts, Fister has a 2-1 record with a 1.57 ERA. In 23 innings pitched, he has struck out eighteen and walked only five.

Trailing 1-0 in the top of the third, Eduardo Nunez slammed a two-run homer to put the Red Sox in the lead. Andrew Benintendi made it 3-1 with a solo shot in the fifth; Hanley Ramirez completed the scoring with his 22nd home run of the year in the seventh.

Addison Reed tossed a clean eighth inning and Craig Kimbrel closed the game out for his 32nd save of the season.

Dustin Pedroia was back in the lineup and had a single in four at bats. He also made a great defensive play to rob former teammate Jacoby Ellsbury of a base hit.

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Jim Monaghan 9/01/2017 10:18:00 PM Edit
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