Carl Pavano’s line: 3 4 2 2 1 2. He tossed 48 pitches, 29 for strikes.
He retired the first five Boston batters in order on 16 pitches. That included a strikeout of Manny Ramirez, who has red hair this year.
With two outs in the second inning, Mike Lowell and Coco Crisp had singles before Doug Mirabelli cracked a two-run double down the line in right field.
Pavano recovered and didnâ€™t allow another run. With two on and two out in the third inning, he struck out J.D. Drew looking. Pavano left the game with the Yankees leading 3-2.
Tim Wakefield allowed four runs in eight hits in four innings. Every Yankee starter other than Melky Cabrera has a hit or an RBI.