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One NaciĆ³n: Panic time in the Bronx? (1:43)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Was that as hard as Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez has ever hit a baseball? "As far, yeah," he said.

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Christian Vazquez's priceless reaction to Powerade bath (0:18)
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Price just good enough to beat Yankees (1:27)
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Vazquez feeling good after victory over Yankees (1:16)
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Red Sox top Yankees, earn three-game sweep (1:20)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Presumably to clear a roster spot for reliever Carson Smith to be activated from the disabled list Tuesday, Red Sox have optioned infielder Marco Hernandez to Triple-A.

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A-Rod's double helps Yanks regain lead (0:24)
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A-Rod launches monster shot to center (0:26)
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Shaw throws Ellsbury out at the plate (0:35)
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Watch: Yankees at Red Sox on ESPN

New York turns to Nathan Eovaldi, who took a no-hit bid into the 7th inning in his last start, in an attempt to avoid being swept by Boston and falling to 8-15 on the season. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

With reliever Carson Smith likely to be activated from the disabled list Tuesday, Red Sox haven't ruled out carrying 13 pitchers in the short term. That could spell a return to Triple-A for infielder Marco Hernandez.

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Will Big Papi bat his way into HR history?

Darrell Evans set the bar in 1987 for the most home runs in an age-40-or-older season (34). David Ortiz already has five home runs through 22 games. How many homers will he send during his age-40 season?

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox vs. Yankees (RH Eovaldi): Betts RF, Pedroia 2B, Bogaerts SS, Ortiz DH, Ramirez 1B, Shaw 3B, Holt LF, Vazquez C, Bradley CF, Price LHP.

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Patriots filled some needs

Mel Kiper Jr. thought New England was able to add some solid talent, given the sanctions it was facing. But the limitations from Deflategate penalties ultimately hurt the Patriots' draft grade. NFL draft grades (Insider)

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