Jeter returns to lineup, Red Sox beat Yankees 10-4

Sep 27, 2014 4:01 PM

BOSTON (AP) - Derek Jeter went 1 for 2 with an infield single and left for a pinch hitter in the fifth inning. Even he wasn't going to pull the Yankees out of this hole in the next-to-last game of his career.

Boston chased Masahiro Tanaka during an eight-run second inning that backed Joe Kelly, and the Boston Red Sox beat New York 10-4 on Saturday.

After sitting out Friday night's series opener following his emotional Yankee Stadium finale the previous night, Jeter returned to his usual second spot in the lineup but as the designated hitter, not the shortstop. He received standing ovations before each at bat as fans chanted "De-rek Je-ter! De-rek Je-ter!"

With the loss, the Yankees (83-78) ensured they will have declining wins totals in three straight seasons for the first time since 1986-90.

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