July 4, 1973

July 4, 1973   As if the Red Sox needed a reminder of who got the short end of the Sparky Lyle-for-Danny Cater deal … The Yankees reliever took over for Sam McDowell in the seventh inning, allowed the Red Sox nothing over three innings, and nailed down a 3-1 New York win. Boston fell to .500 and fifth place in the American League East. Ron Bloomberg drove a three-run homer into the upper deck in the first inning, dooming Red Sox starter Marty Pattin, who dropped to 8-10. You May Have Missed... ...

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