Boston Red Sox defeat Minnesota Twins, 6-5

BOSTON—After a difficult series against Boston's rival, Manny Ramirez has responded with a game-winning hit and a game-tying home run on back-to-back nights against the Minnesota Twins.

Ramirez hit a two-run homer as part of a four-run eighth inning rally to help the Boston Red Sox edge the Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.

"It's a tough loss, one we thought we had," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "We made a lot of mistakes, they blooped one to left, blooped one to rig...

With one swing, Manny Ramírez changed everything last night at Fenway Park.

This was shaping up as a pitching-dominated Minnesota victory, but Ramírez's two-run homer in the eighth tied the game and Brandon Moss's two-out single drove in Kevin Youkilis with the go-ahead run to cap a four-run inning and produce the Red Sox' second one-run victory in as many nights, 6-5, before 37,925.

Moss, who tied the season opener March 25 against the Oakland A's in Japan with a ni...