BOSTON— David Ortiz hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.
Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer for the Red Sox. It was their ninth win in 13 games.
Didi Gregorius had four singles for New York, which had scored 20 runs on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep over Atlanta. He flied out to the warning track with the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the ninth.
The Yankees remained 1 ½ games behind AL East-leading Toronto, which lost 4-2 to Cleveland on Monday.