BOSTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Manny Ramirez homered, doubled, drove in three runs and scored twice Saturday in carrying the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees.
The Red Sox, holding a one-run lead, had to sweat out a two hour, 11 minute rain delay in the eighth inning.
Josh Beckett (1-1) gave up just one hit through five innings and eventually surrendered three runs on five hits in 6 2/3. He struck out five.
Jonathan Papelbon got a four-out save, striking out three.
The loss went to Mike Mussina (1-2), who surrendered four runs on eight hits in 5 2/3 innings.