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Boston Red Sox Error Crucial to New York Yankees First Win of the Season

class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">A critical error by Boston shortstop Marco Scutaro helped to break a 4-4 tie as New York earned a 6-4 win over Boston Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Alfredo Aceves (1-0) pitched two scoreless innings to earn the win. Mariano Rivera allowed a double in the ninth, but earned his first save of the season.

With runners at first and second and two outs in the top of the eighth inning, Derek Jeter appeared to groundout to end the inning.

However, first baseman Kevin Youkilis was unable to handle Scutaro’s throw from shortstop and Jeter was safe to load the bases. Hideki Okajima then walked Nick Johnson to force in the eventual game-winning run. Robinson ...

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