Rookie Jerry Narron led off the seventh inning with his first major league home run and New York's fifth of the game, giving the Yankees a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox today.
Willie Randolph, Jim Spencer, Roy White and Reggie Jackson also homered as the Yankees smashed five home runs in a game for the first time since Sept. 25, 1977.
Boston starter Dennis Eckersley [8-4] had his personal four-game winning streak broken, three times serving up homers while trying to protect onerun leads. Jackson tied the score 5-5 with his 11th homer of the season in the sixth inning, his first hit in 13 times at bat since returning from the disabled list.
The victory went to Ron Davis [7-0], who releived Catfish Hunter with two out and two on in the top of sixth and surrendered RBI singles to Bob Montgomery and Butch Hobson that put the Red Sox on top 5-4.
Boston second baseman Jerry Remy injured his left leg while attempting to score from third base after a foul popup in the first inning.
Remy was examined by Dr. John Bonamo, Yankee team physician, who said Remy had a hyperextension of the left knee. He was taken to New York University hospital for X-rays.