Alex Rodriguez drilled an 0-2 pitch from Jonathan Papelbon for a solo home run during a driving rain in the ninth inning as the Yankees rallied to win the series finale. Andy Pettitte was forced to leave early with back spasms.
Dustin Pedroia hit a three-run double as part of the Red Sox's five-run fifth inning, but those tallies were the only runs Boston could muster. Josh Beckett allowed four runs over 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision.
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