Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning, Koji Uehara closed with another perfect inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-4 Friday night.
David Ortiz and Stephen Drew each doubled twice as the AL East-leading Red Sox won for the 15th time in 19 games. Saltalamacchia also doubled and scored twice.
Uehara breezed through the ninth. He's retired 37 straight batters, the longest streak by a reliever since Bobby Jenks of the White Sox set down 41 in a row in 2007.
Robinson Cano went 4 for 4 with three doubles and two RBIs for New York, which began the day one game behind Tampa Bay for the final AL wild-card spot.
Brendan Ryan, acquired from Seattle on Tuesday for a player to be named, hit his first homer with the Yankees.
New York had won three in a row. Last weekend, Boston took three of four games at Yankee Stadium.
Brandon Workman (6-3) got the win, retiring one batter.
The Red Sox scored four times in the first off Hiroki Kurod...