Unfortunately, the Red Sox got their insurance in the bottom of the eighth. Kelvin Perez replaced Whitley on the mound and gave up a lead-off single to Dan Butler. Bryce Brentz hit a homer to center and the PawSox held a 7-4 advantage. Ramiro Pena tried to get a rally going in the ninth, when he singled with one out. Darnell McDonald doubled, putting runners on second and third with the top of the order coming up. Kevin Russo struck out at a ball that almost landed in the dirt and Joseph went down looking to end the game with a 7-4 Yankee defeat.
Ronnier Mustelier: Went 0-4 and hit into a double play.
John Maine: Gave up five runs on seven hits, two homers and two walks over just 4.2 innings of work. He struck out six.
Kelvin Perez: Gave up two runs on two hits in one inning.
Corban Joseph: He went 2-4 with a run scored, a walk and a double.…