Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 9/6/13
Mike Napoli hit a grand slam to spark a huge Boston comeback in a 12-8 win over the Yankees Friday night (Al Bello/Getty Images) Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer Red Sox Nation: are you starting to believe? One night removed from coughing up a five-run lead to the Yankees in the seventh inning before eventually staging a come-from-behind win in extra innings, Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino helped Boston score nine unanswered runs and mount a dramatic comeback of their own en route to a 12-8 victory against the Yankees in the second round of the four-game set in the Bronx on Friday. Down four runs in the seventh, Napoli tied the game at eight apiece with a bases-loaded bomb, and Victorino put the Sox ahead 10-8 with a two-run homer deep to left in the eighth. Napoli’s big homer didn’t just reset the game. It also got starter Felix Doubront — who didn’t record what one might label a “command performance” — off the hook. Doubront struggled to find the strike zone from...
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