Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/7/12
BOSTON -- At times, a couple of Boston's pitchers have had the Yankees' numbers. If it wasn't Josh Beckett going 4-0 against the Yankees with a 1.85 ERA in 2011, it was Vicente Padilla irritating Mark Teixeira by buzzing batters off the plate when they played for the Rangers. But on Friday night, both Teixeira and the Yankees had the last laugh. Teixeira plated the go-ahead runs off of Padilla with a triple, and the Yankees won 10-8. Teixeira was reveling in moment after the game, harping on Padilla's tendency to plunk opposing hitters. "I was making some jokes that...

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