Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 7-4

NEW YORK -- Baseball is full of reflexive actions, whether it's spitting or scratching or Julian Tavarez pointing at an infielder.

Saying that your record doesn't matter because it's only April also falls under that heading.

But if you're paying attention, you know the Red Sox should be feeling mighty good about themselves after beating the Yankees for the fifth time in six meetings over two weekends yesterday, 7-4, and locking up the best record in the American League ...