Tex trumps Gonzo in the clutch

Adrian Gonzalez extends hit streak, but can't answer Mark Teixeira's key stroke

Updated: July 7, 2012, 3:07 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- As if the Yankees don't have enough incentive against the Red Sox, Mark Teixeira played the personal vendetta card Friday night against Sox reliever Vicente Padilla, punishing him for perceived sins of the past with a game-turning, two-run triple in the Bombers' 10-8 win over the Sox in Fenway Park.

Maybe Adrian Gonzalez needs to work up a good hate against Yankees closer Rafael Soriano, who snuffed out Boston's last chance at one more comeback by inducing the Sox first baseman ...

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