New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 10-3

BOSTON—Robinson Cano homered and drove in three runs, Andy Pettitte gave the Yankees another strong start and New York beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 Saturday for its season-best eighth straight win.

The Yankees closed within one game of second-place Boston in the AL East and remained unbeaten since the All-Star break. Tampa Bay began the day with a one-game lead over the Red Sox.

Newly acquired Xavier Nady started in left field in his first game with New York, and rel...

After a night of no sleep for manager Terry Francona, it was an afternoon of discontent for the Red Sox, and another day of resurgence for the New York Yankees.

Manny Ramírez returned to the Sox lineup, the team having struck an uneasy truce with their reluctant slugger that required locked clubhouse doors before the game while Francona - who said he learned late Friday night that Ramírez would play after missing the previous two games with what he said was a sore right...