September 15, 2013
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Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts signed autographs for fans before the game.
Ten-year-old Harry Vaughn of Wakefield showed off his version of a playoff beard.
Sydney (from left), Celeste, and Kevin Corcoran prepared to walk onto the field for the ceremonial first pitch.
Sydney (left) and Celeste Corcoran both suffered serious injuries in the Marathon bombings.
Starting pitcher Jon Lester delivered eight strong innings in Game 2 of the weekend's series against the Yankees.
The Red Sox are hosting the Yankees for a three-game series.
Mike Napoli was safe at first due to a throwing error from the Yankees' Mark Reynolds in the second inning.
Daniel Nava laid down a sacrifice bunt in the second inning.
Napoli got a high five from Bogaerts after scoring the Red Sox' first run in the second inning.
Napoli scored Boston's fifth run on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning.
Lester walked to the dugout after the top of the fourth, the only inning where the Yankees scored a run.
Napoli was congratulated in the dugout after scoring in the fifth inning.
Fans do "the wave" with Yankees relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain on the mound in the seventh inning.
Lester is 6-2 with a 2.38 earned run average in 11 starts since the All-Star break.
He fielded a hard comebacker to the mound by Mark Reynolds for the Yankees' final out of the eighth.
Lester pounded his fist into his glove after fielding the comebacker.
He was congratulated in the dugout for his performance in the game.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's at-bats drew some boos, and two children made faces at him in the ninth inning.
Bogaerts caught an infield pop up to end the game and handed the ball to relief pitcher Franklin Morales as the Red Sox celebrated their 5-1 win.