BOSTON - The Red Sox opened up their weekend series with the Yankees with a 6-1 win Friday night at Fenway Park.
Seven Red Sox pitchers combined to hold the Yankees to one run on three hits. New addition Jhoulys Chacin opened the game for Boston, tossing two innings of no-hit ball. The right-hander struck out four.
Mitch Moreland had the big hit of the night, a three-run homer in the fourth. The blast snapped an 0-for-12 skid for Moreland.
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Xander Bogaerts added a two-RBI double in the fifth. Brock Holt also drove in a run.
The Red Sox and Yankees will continue their series on Saturday. The Sox plan to once again go with a bullpen game.