the Boston Red Sox completed a sweep of the reeling New York Yankees with a 7-5 victory Sunday night to reach .500 for the first time this season.
Teammates, including catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia congratulate Boston Red
Teammates, including catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia congratulate Boston Red Sox Kevin Youkilis, second from left, after he led the Red Sox to their 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees for a three-game sweep in their baseball series at Yankee Stadium. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: AP)
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon celebrates
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon celebrates with Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia after closing the Red Sox 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees for a three-game sweep in their baseball series at Yankee Stadium. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: AP)
New York Yankees designated hitter Jorge Posada (20)
New York Yankees designated hitter Jorge Posada (20) stands on first base after walking in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)

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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (13)
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (13) reacts after striking out to end the bottom of the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-5. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez hits
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez hits a seventh-inning RBI double in a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: AP)
New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson (30)
New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson (30) throws in the top of the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-5. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon (58)
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon (58) reacts after the final in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the New York Yankees 7-5 at Yankee Stadium. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)
New York Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher (33)
New York Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher (33) reacts after striking out to end the bottom of the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-5. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)

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New York Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher (33)
New York Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher (33) reacts after striking out to end the bottom of the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-5. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)
New York Yankees relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain (62)
New York Yankees relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain (62) reacts as he walks back the dugout after allowing a solo homerun to Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia (not pictured) in the top of the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-5. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)
New York Yankees starting pitcher Freddy Garcia (36)
New York Yankees starting pitcher Freddy Garcia (36) sits in the dugout after being taken out of the game in the top of the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-5. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)
New York Yankees designated hitter Jorge Posada (20)
New York Yankees designated hitter Jorge Posada (20) during batting practice prior to the game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (May 15, 2011) (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)