Yankees’ Michael Pineda suspended 10 games

The pitcher was banned 10 games after being ejected from Wednesday’s loss to the Red Sox for using pine tar on the mound.

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Mookie Betts getting more exposure in Portland

Baseball America lists the second baseman as the Sox’ No. 7 prospect. Soxprospects.com has him at No. 6 and climbing.

Christopher L. Gasper

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Pineda’s crime isn’t using pine tar, it’s using it so blatantly that the Red Sox were forced to say something.

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Yankees ‘embarrassed’ by Michael Pineda’s ejection

“I would want my manager to do what John Farrell did,” GM Brian Cashman said Wednesday night.

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Will Shane Victorino’s return stabilize Red Sox?

If the outfield malaise and non-production continues, the Red Sox will need to do something drastic.

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira (left) is greeted by Brett Gardner after homering in the third inning. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

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YANKEES 14, RED SOX 5

Yankees benefit from five Red Sox errors

Sox starter Felix Doubront allowed seven runs in just 2 innings.

Shane Victorino went 1 for 5 with a double and a run in his return from the disabled list.

Shane Victorino makes season debut

The veteran outfielder went 1 for 11 during a three-game rehab stint with Triple A Pawtucket.

Red Sox starter John Lackey mixed up his pitches over eight stellar innings, keeping the Yankees off-balance.

John Lackey kept the Yankees guessing

The righthander had his best performance of the season, going eight innings and allowing one run on seven hits.

Alex Wilson was up with the Red Sox for one game but was sent down again Wednesday night.

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Red Sox want Daniel Nava to regain confidence

Nava’s rapid decline at the plate led to his demotion to Pawtucket, but the Red Sox hope he’ll be able to come back.