Yanks lose to Sox in 10 innings 3-2. Lose the series as well.
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Pedro Ciriaco's RBI single in the top of the 10th inning proved to be the game winner as the Boston Red Sox escaped with a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees in the rubber match of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium.
Ryan Sweeney added a two-run double for the Red Sox, who won the last two games of the series to get back to .500 on the season (51-51).
"We're trying to win series now. That's the name of the game and two out of three is a series," Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said. "I'm proud of the guys. That's a great effort."
Alfredo Aceves (2-6) gave up the game-tying single in the bottom of the eighth inning to record his fifth blown save of the year, but recovered to toss a scoreless ninth and 10th to earn the win.
Russell Martin supplied the offense for the Yankees with a solo home run in the seventh and the RBI single off Aceves in the eighth.
David Robertson (1-4) surrendered the deciding run to take the loss for New York, which has dropped seven of its last 10 games.
Each team received a quality start as Felix Doubront allowed one run on four hits and five walks with five strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings for Boston and Hiroki Kuroda gave up two runs on seven hits and a walk over eight full frames.
New York entered the seventh inning trailing 2-0 before Martin cut into the deficit with a leadoff blast over the right-field wall.
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