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Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera threw in the outfield before the game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Haven Fyfe Kiernan, whose husband was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks, walked out to the mound to throw the ceremonial first pitch.
John Lackey was the Red Sox' starting pitcher for the first game of the weekend's series against the Yankees.
Stephen Drew watched the flight of his RBI in the first inning.
Shane Victorino grimaced after being struck by a pitch from Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda in the second inning.
A fan ducked for cover from a home run into the Green Monster by Yankees shortstop Brendan Ryan in the third inning.
Ryan rounded third base after his home run off Lackey.
Lackey reacted after getting a ground out by Ichiro Suzuki to end the fourth inning.
Robinson Cano made an over-the-shoulder catch of a short fly by Will Middlebrooks in the sixth inning.
Cano scored on a sacrifice fly by Yankees first baseman Lyle Overbay (not pictured).
Red Sox manager John Farrell called for a pitching change in the seventh inning.
Lackey got a hand from his teammates as he entered the dugout.
David Ortiz was struck by a pitch in the seventh inning.
It was a celebration at home plate for Jarrod Saltalamacchia after his grand slam in the seventh inning put the Red Sox ahead, 8-4.
Saltalamacchia was greeted by Victorino.
This is the third career grand slam for Saltalamacchia.
Relief pitcher Koji Uehara delivered a 1-2-3 ninth inning.
The Red Sox are 11-6 against the Yankees this season with two more games left in the series.
Uehara (right) and Saltalamacchia exchanged high fives after the Red Sox won the game.
Uehara has extended his streak to 30⅓ scoreless innings.
Game 2 of the series will start at 1:05 p.m. on Saturday.
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