Andrew Benintendi’s RBI single with two outs in the underside of the 10th inning capped Boston’s rally from three runs down in the ninth towards New York nearer Aroldis Chapman, and the Red Sox accomplished a four-game sweep over the rival Yankees with a 5-Four victory on Sunday night time.
Boston opened a 9 1/2-game lead atop the AL East over the Yankees, who misplaced their season-high fifth straight.
Boston (79-34) has received eight of 9 video games and owns the majors’ finest document.
The Yankees hadn’t been swept in a four-game sequence by the Red Sox after they entered a sequence 30 or extra video games over .500 since 1939, in accordance to the Elias Sports activities Bureau.
Sandy Leon looped a two-out single off Jonathan Holder (1-3) in the 10th and superior on a wild pitch. Tony Renda pinch-ran earlier than Benintendi’s single bounced up the center to the suitable of second-base.
Matt Barnes (4-3) labored an ideal inning in the highest of the 10th.