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Victorino plays hero vs Yankees...again

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New York (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui's Shane Victorino did it again. The St. Anthony grad hit the go-ahead home run in Boston's 12-8 come from behind victory against the Yankees, Friday night.

This comes on the heels of the Wailuku natives go-ahead RBI single the night before in the Red Sox 9-8 win in 10-innings, Thursday.

Setting the plate Friday was Mike Napoli, who hit a tying grand slam in the seventh.

New York has lost consecutive games when scoring at least eight runs for the first time since September 1949, according to STATS.