Big inning powers Yankees over BoSox

Big inning powers Yankees over BoSox

The New York Yankees scored eight runs in the fourth inning en route to a 13-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.

New York won the game as -230 favorites, and the 19 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (10).

Melky Cabrera belted a three-run homer, and Hideki Matsui also drove in three runs for the Yankees. Joba Chamberlain won his fourth straight, allowing six hits and four runs in five innings of work.

Dustin Pedroia went 3-for-4 at the plate with a solo home run and two RBIs for the Red Sox. John Smoltz surrendered nine hits and eight runs over 3 1-3 innings in the loss.