Yanks put muscle behind Tex's hustle

Mark Teixeira's first-inning diligence sets stage for Bombers' latest rout of BoSox

Updated: July 28, 2012, 7:55 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It doesn't seem to take much to beat the Boston Red Sox these days. Friday night at Yankee Stadium, all it took was the most basic of skills executed in a relatively primitive fashion.

"I was just running hard," Mark Teixeira said. "It's the way I've always played. I don't have a lot of speed, but I try to use as much as I have."

It turned out the key play of the game was a simple play the Red Sox couldn't execute -- a routine double play that would ...

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