New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-4

NEW YORK - And, as a parting gift on a trip already fraught with more than its share of peril for the Red Sox, Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain threw a 95-mile-an-hour-plus fastball behind Kevin Youkilis.

Intent? Only Joba could know for sure.

But given the history between the two, and what took place last night before Chamberlain's radar went wiggy, the available evidence suggests that there was purpose behind the pitch.

"What I want to say, I'm not going to say,...

NEW YORK --Rookie Brett Gardner singled home the winning run off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees overcame a two-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday night for a four-game split.

Alex Rodriguez hit his 536th homer, tying Yankees Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle for 13th on the career list, and Robinson Cano had a two-run triple in the seventh off Javier Lopez that tied it 4-4.

Cano singled off Papelbon (3-3) leading...

Alex Rodriguez's tumultuous week off the field likely will add another chapter Monday, with he and his wife Cynthia both expected to officially file for divorce.

But on the field, nothing seems to faze A-Rod, who Sunday night tied Mickey Mantle for 13th place on the all-time list with his 536th home run in the Bombers' 5-4 victory over the Red Sox at the Stadium.

"It's definitely, the whole experience, this part of my career now, when you start talking about some of ...