Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 9-2

Sanity, or what passes for it these days in Fenway Park, was restored last night on Yawkey Way.

Manny Ramírez said before the game he wouldn't block a trade, then showed why the Red Sox will grin and bear him, doubling twice and hitting an RBI single in a 9-2 win over the Yankees that marked a revival of offense from the top to bottom of the order. The Sox avoided a three-game sweep, ended the Yankees' eight-game winning streak, and drew to within a game of the first-pl...

BOSTON—The David Ortiz-Manny Ramirez combo struck again -- though for the first time in a while -- shifting the focus from Ramirez's talk about being traded by the Red Sox and helping to end the Yankees' eight-game winning streak with a 9-2 victory Sunday night.

Ramirez doubled twice and drove in two runs just hours after saying he was "tired" of the Red Sox and would agree to a trade if it made him and the team happy. Ortiz homered and drove in three runs in just his t...