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Red Sox-Yankees: Thames Walks-Off Red Sox After Yankees Blow Early Lead

class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">Trailing 9-7 in the bottom of the ninth, Alex Rodriguez tied the game with a two-run home run off Jonathan Papelbon. Three batters later, Marcus Thames’ two-out, two-run walk off homer lifted New York to an 11-9 win over Boston Monday night at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees won despite blowing an early 5-0 lead. The Red Sox lost their eighth consecutive game at Yankee Stadium.

Brett Gardner led off the bottom of the ninth with a double that eluded Darnell McDonald’s diving attempt in left field. It was Gardner’s fourth hit in four at bats against Papelbon.

After Gardner advanced ...

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