Andy Pettitte recorded a season-high seven strikeouts. (Kathy Willens/AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
The Yankees head to their series with the division-rival Red Sox perched atop the American League East thanks to homers by Mark Teixeira, Nick Swisher, Johnny Damon and Derek Jeter, as well as a seven-strikeout performance by Andy Pettitte.
BATTING HR: Kapler (1, 4th inning off Pettitte, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Hernandez,
M; Kapler 4; Crawford, C 2; Zobrist. RBI: Hernandez, M (11), Kapler 2 (7). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Dillon 2; Hernandez, M. GIDP: Dillon. Team RISP:
1-for-5. Team LOB: 7.
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