AROUND THE HORN
Red Sox: Hanley Ramirez hit a three-run walk-off home run with two out in the ninth to complete a five-run rally and give the Red Sox a 7-5 victory over the Yankees. RBI singles by David Ortiz and Mookie Betts preceded Ramirez’s blast off Dellin Betances. Earlier, Ortiz hit his 537th home run, moving past Mickey Mantle for 17th on the career list. Mike Schmidt is next with 548.
Yankees: Newly signed DH Billy Butler went 1-for-3 with two RBIs in his team debut in a 7-5 loss to the Red Sox that put the Yanks two games out of a wildcard slot.
Tigers: Brian Dozier’s two-run single highlighted a four-run second inning as the Twins han- ded the Tigers a crucial 5-1 loss. The Tigers split four games with the lowly Twins and fell 11⁄ games out of the second AL wild-card spot. Mike Pelfrey (410) lost in his first appearance since July 31. He started the game with a 60-pitch limit but lasted only 36, giving up four runs on five hits in 12⁄ innings.
Rays: Evan Longoria tied a career high with his 33rd home run and drove in five runs in the last-place Rays’ 7-6 victory over the Orioles, who still hold the top AL wild-card spot.
Pirates: Andrew McCutchen homered twice, Jordy Mercer hit a three-run shot and John Jaso and Sean Rodriguez also went deep to help the Pirates split a four-game series with the Phillies with a 15-2 victory.
Blue Jays: After a three-game absence with a lower-body injury, Josh Donaldson was back in the lineup against the Angels. He had an MRI on Wednesday. ... RHP Marco Estrada has been pitching with a herniated disk in his back, MLB Network said.
Twins: 3B Miguel Sano will miss the three-game series against the Mets in New York to get his ailing back examined. Sano left Monday’s game with lower-back tightness. He tried to swing in the cage Wednesday but had pain. The Twins hope he can return before the end of the season but won’t know until they see results of his examination.