The Red Sox suffered through a late-innings bullpen implosion in a 9-6 loss to the Yankees Wednesday night in the Bronx. The New York victory - the 17th in their last 18 games - moved them one game ahead of Boston in the American League East standings.
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Matt Barnes and Craig Kimbrel (pictured) were each charged with two runs in the loss. Barnes gave up a leadoff double in the eighth inning to Neil Walker and allowed a one-out walk before giving way to Kimbrel who was being asked to get five outs.
A Brett Gardner triple drove in two, followed by an Aaron Judge two-run homer which turned a 6-5 Boston lead into a 9-6 deficit.
Rick Porcello started for the Red Sox and went 5.1 innings in the no-decision outing. He gave up five runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out three.
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