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red sox 8, yankees 2

‘A very good day’ for Red Sox

NEW YORK — The baseball was scuffed after being put in play and the seams had a little dirt on them. But there it sat on the desk, carefully wedged between the telephone and computer keyboard so it would not roll away.

It was one of the best gifts John Farrell ever had received, a memento of his first game as manager of the Red Sox and Monday’s 8-2 victory against the Yankees.

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