Boston 9, NY Yankees 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 2 9 16 1
NY Yankees 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 6 12 2
WP: A. Embree (1-0) S: S. Williamson (1)
LP: J. Contreras (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-J. Giambi homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Boston
-J. Varitek homered to deep left
-D. Ortiz singled to shallow left center, T. Walker and N. Garciaparra scored, M. Ramirez to second
-K. Millar singled to center, M. Ramirez scored, D. Ortiz to second
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
-N. Johnson ground rule double to right, J. Posada scored, H. Matsui to third
-A. Boone grounded out to third, H. Matsui scored
-A. Soriano doubled to center, N. Johnson and K. Garcia scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
-J. Posada homered to deep left
Top 7th: Boston
-N. Garciaparra tripled to deep center, N. Garciaparra scored on left fielder H. Matsui's throwing error
-D. Ortiz singled to first, M. Ramirez scored
-J. Damon walked, D. Ortiz scored, B. Mueller to third, J. Varitek to second
Top 9th: Boston
-T. Nixon homered to deep right, B. Mueller scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 3 0 1 1 3 0 1 .294
T. Walker 2b 6 1 1 0 0 2 6 .368
   D. Jackson 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
N. Garciaparra ss 5 2 4 0 0 0 2 .273
M. Ramirez lf 4 2 1 0 1 0 3 .273
D. Ortiz dh 5 1 2 3 0 3 1 .167
K. Millar 1b 5 0 2 1 0 2 1 .222
B. Mueller 3b 5 1 3 0 0 1 4 .171
T. Nixon rf 5 1 1 2 0 3 3 .300
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 .267
 Totals 42 9 16 8 5 13 21  
 Batting
2B - B Mueller 2 (3, J Nelson, A Pettitte); M Ramirez (1, J Contreras); J Damon (3, G White).
3B - N Garciaparra (1, J Contreras).
HR - J Varitek (4, 3rd inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 0 Out), T Nixon (3, 9th inning off G White 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Varitek (5), D Ortiz 3 (7), K Millar (2), J Damon (4), T Nixon 2 (5).
2-out RBI - J Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, T Walker 4, T Nixon 1.
GIDP - B Mueller, M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon (3, 2nd base off J Contreras/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - N Garciaparra (2, ground ball).
PB - J Varitek.
DP - 1 (N Garciaparra-K Millar).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano 2b 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 .250
D. Jeter ss 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 .308
J. Giambi dh 5 1 1 1 0 3 5 .216
B. Williams cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
J. Posada c 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 .256
H. Matsui lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .278
N. Johnson 1b 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .200
A. Boone 3b 4 0 0 1 0 2 3 .161
K. Garcia rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .231
 Totals 39 6 12 6 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - N Johnson (2, J Burkett); A Soriano (2, J Burkett).
HR - J Giambi (1, 1st inning off J Burkett 0 on, 2 Out), J Posada (1, 5th inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Giambi (3), N Johnson (5), A Boone (1), A Soriano 2 (7), J Posada (4).
2-out RBI - J Giambi, A Soriano 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, B Williams 2, J Giambi 1.
GIDP - N Johnson.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Soriano 2 (4, 2nd base off M Timlin/J Varitek, 3rd base off A Embree/J Varitek), D Jeter (2, 2nd base off A Embree/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - A Boone (2, ground ball); H Matsui (1, throw).
DP - 2 (A Boone-A Soriano-N Johnson, A Soriano-D Jeter-N Johnson).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Burkett 3.2 7 5 3 0 1 1 7.00
B. Arroyo 1.1 2 1 1 1 2 1 6.75
T. Jones 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
A. Embree (W, 1-0) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
M. Timlin 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
S. Williamson (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte 5.0 8 4 4 2 5 1 3.75
J. Contreras (L, 0-1) 1.1 4 3 3 1 3 0 20.25
F. Heredia 0.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0.00
J. Nelson 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 0 6.75
G. White 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.50
WP - J Contreras, F Heredia.
IBB - J Varitek (by F Heredia).
Pitches-strikes - J Burkett 60-38; B Arroyo 36-19; T Jones 12-8; A Embree 18-13; M Timlin 15-12; S Williamson 11-6; A Pettitte 92-56; J Contreras 41-22; F Heredia 18-7; J Nelson 21-13; G White 16-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Burkett 6-4; B Arroyo 0-2; T Jones 0-0; A Embree 4-0; M Timlin 2-0; S Williamson 0-2; A Pettitte 7-3; J Contreras 0-1; F Heredia 0-0; J Nelson 2-0; G White 1-0.
Batters faced - J Burkett 19; B Arroyo 7; T Jones 3; A Embree 5; M Timlin 4; S Williamson 3; A Pettitte 25; J Contreras 9; F Heredia 4; J Nelson 5; G White 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Terry Craft. 3B--Alfonso Marquez. LF--Derryl Cousins. RF--Joe West.
Time: 3:57.
Attendance: 56,277.
Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 30 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 15, 2003 8:29 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
N. Garciaparra N. Garciaparra
4-5
0 RBI
 NY Yankees
N. Johnson N. Johnson
3-4
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Wed Oct 15, 2003
Boston 9
NY Yankees 6

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