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Hardy fans defy stormy weather at Yankees-Red Sox clash

The AP reports from New York:

Only a few thousand fans were left in the ballpark when the Red Sox wrapped up an 8-3 victory over the Yankees early Friday in a rain-delayed game that ended at 1:43 a.m

A storm that brought lightning bolts over the Bronx delayed the start for 3 hours, 27 minutes. Read the full story.

Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters

A New York Yankees fan covers himself with a poncho during a rain delay before the start of the match against Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium in New York on June 9.

Frank Franklin II / AP

Boston Red Sox's Jacoby Ellsbury (2) steals second base as New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano attempts to catch the ball during the first inning of a baseball game on June 9.