New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-0

NEW YORK - With the two pitches from Joba Chamberlain perhaps still echoing in Kevin Youkilis's ear, Yankee Stadium emptied its fill of 55,067 seemingly satisfied fans.

Not only had they seen their nascent phenom lob two in the general direction of Youkilis's head, whether by accident or on purpose, they had also seen their team take three straight, sweeping the Red Sox to bring the gap in the American League East to five games.

So as the blood simmered - "Man, I unders...