Drew Pomeranz allowed a pair of home runs as the Yankees beat the Red Sox 5-1 Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
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Masahiro Tanaka limited Boston to just one run on five hits and a pair of walks in 7-plus innings. For Pomeranz (pictured) it was his first loss in his last fourteen starts dating back to June 11.
Trailing 1-0 in the top of the sixth, the Red Sox scored their lone run on a Tanaka wild pitch that allowed Mookie Betts to cross the plate.
Pomeranz allowed a solo home run in the firs by Chase Headley to give New York a 1-0 lead. Matt Holliday added a three-run blast in the sixth and Gary Sanchez finished the scoring with an RBI single in the seventh.
It will be up to Chris Sale to try to help the Sox earn a split of the four-game series Sunday nigiht against Luis Severino in the last meeting of the 2017 regular season between these two teams.
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