NY Yankees 6, Boston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 6 11 0
Boston 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 7 1
WP: T. Gordon (8-4) S: M. Rivera (51)
LP: P. Martinez (16-8)
 Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez singled to right center, M. Cairo scored, A. Rodriguez to second on right fielder T. Nixon's throwing error
-G. Sheffield grounded out to second, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
-M. Ramirez homered to deep left, M. Bellhorn scored
Bot 4th: Boston
-T. Nixon homered to deep right
Top 6th: NY Yankees
-R. Sierra hit sacrifice fly to right, H. Matsui scored, B. Williams to third
Bot 7th: Boston
-J. Damon homered to deep right
Top 8th: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui homered to deep right center
-R. Sierra singled to right, B. Williams scored, R. Sierra to second advancing on throw
Top 9th: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui doubled to left, G. Sheffield scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .292
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .293
G. Sheffield rf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .294
H. Matsui lf 4 2 3 2 1 0 1 .298
B. Williams cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .261
J. Posada c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .269
R. Sierra dh 3 0 1 2 0 2 0 .250
J. Olerud 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .262
M. Cairo 2b 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .293
 Totals 36 6 11 6 3 5 13  
 Batting
2B - B Williams 2 (29, P Martinez 2); H Matsui (32, M Timlin).
HR - H Matsui (27, 8th inning off P Martinez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - R Sierra.
RBI - A Rodriguez (102), G Sheffield (119), R Sierra 2 (65), H Matsui 2 (102).
2-out RBI - H Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Williams 2, J Olerud 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - M Cairo (11, 2nd base off P Martinez/J Varitek), A Rodriguez (28, 3rd base off P Martinez/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - H Matsui (K Millar at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (M Rivera-D Jeter-J Olerud).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .306
M. Bellhorn 2b 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .258
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .309
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .295
K. Millar 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .299
T. Nixon rf 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 .310
    G. Kapler pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .293
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .259
B. Mueller 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285
 Totals 32 4 7 4 4 7 8  
 Batting
2B - O Cabrera (17, M Rivera).
HR - M Ramirez (42, 3rd inning off M Mussina 1 on, 2 Out), T Nixon (5, 4th inning off M Mussina 0 on, 1 Out), J Damon (18, 7th inning off T Gordon 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Ramirez 2 (125), T Nixon (17), J Damon (82).
2-out RBI - M Ramirez 2, J Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, O Cabrera 1, D Ortiz 1.
GIDP - J Varitek.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - T Nixon (1, throw).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina 6.0 5 3 3 3 6 2 4.59
T. Gordon (W, 8-4) 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.27
M. Rivera (S, 51) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.02
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Martinez (L, 16-8) 7.1 9 5 5 2 5 1 3.78
A. Embree 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.20
M. Timlin 1.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.05
HBP - M Cairo (by P Martinez).
Pitches-strikes - M Mussina 103-68; T Gordon 30-20; M Rivera 14-7; P Martinez 117-74; A Embree 3-3; M Timlin 29-19.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Mussina 3-8; T Gordon 4-1; M Rivera 3-0; P Martinez 11-6; A Embree 1-0; M Timlin 2-1.
Batters faced - M Mussina 25; T Gordon 7; M Rivera 4; P Martinez 34; A Embree 1; M Timlin 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 3:18.
Attendance: 35,022.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from left.

Updated on Friday, Sep 24, 2004 10:35 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 NY Yankees
H. Matsui H. Matsui
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI