Yankees go deep to beat the Red Sox

Updated: May 18, 2010, 3:48 PM ET
By Mark Simon | ESPNNewYork.com

Statistical superlatives from Monday night's Red Sox-Yankees game in the Bronx.

Marcus Thames hit his first career walk-off home run off Jonathan Papelbon to cap a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth as the Yankees won their eighth straight home game over the Red Sox on Monday.

It was also the first career walk-off home run allowed by Papelbon. Alex Rodriguez set the stage for Thames' heroics with a game-tying two-run home run earlier in the ninth. Rodriguez ...

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