Grand slam lifts PawSox over SWB Yankees
Last Modified: February 16. 2013 4:21PM
LaRoche's grand slam gave the Red Sox a 9-0 lead in the fourth inning.
J.C. Linares went 4-for-5 and scored twice for Pawtucket.
The Yankees rallied for five runs in the fifth against winning pitcher Billy Buckner (5-6).
Corban Joseph drove in three runs while Kevin Russo and Kosuke Fukudome each had two hits for the Yankees.
John Maine (5-5) took the loss. Lee Hyde pitched two scoreless innings and Kelvin Perez three in relief.
The five-game series continues Wednesday with a 5:35 doubleheader. Daisuke Matsuzaka will work for Pawtucket against Ramon Ortiz in the first game.