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Cervelli's antics reignite Yanks-Sox feud

The high-energy backup catcher was able to get under Boston's skin in Bombers' win

Updated: August 31, 2011, 12:07 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- Translated from Italian into English, Francisco Cervelli's name means "Frankie Brains.''

It remains to be seen whether he is aptly named or comically mislabeled, because, as we know, people's names don't always reflect who they are. Aaron Small, for instance, was 6-foot-5.

And in the New York Yankees' 5-2 win over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday, a victory that pulled the Yankees to within a half-game of Boston in the race for the AL East title, Cervelli provided ...

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