Red Sox pound Yankees 19-3, biggest win ever in rivalry

  • Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts, left, celebrates his three-run homer with teammate Rafael Devers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park, Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts had some special guests in town to see Boston open a critical series against the AL East-leading New York Yankees.