Boston 12, NY Yankees 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 5 5 1
Boston 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 7 X 12 13 1
WP: K. Foulke (5-3)
LP: P. Quantrill (6-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Boston
-O. Cabrera hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Nixon scored
Top 4th: NY Yankees
-J. Posada doubled to left center, A. Rodriguez and H. Matsui scored
Bot 4th: Boston
-D. Mirabelli homered to deep center, K. Millar scored
Bot 5th: Boston
-D. Ortiz singled to left center, M. Bellhorn scored, M. Ramirez to second
-T. Nixon singled to center, M. Ramirez scored, D. Ortiz to third
Top 6th: NY Yankees
-J. Posada ground rule double to deep right, H. Matsui and B. Williams scored
Bot 8th: Boston
-M. Ramirez doubled to deep center, J. Damon scored, M. Bellhorn to third
-J. Varitek ground rule double to deep right, P. Reese and M. Ramirez scored, D. Ortiz to third
-D. Mirabelli doubled to deep left, D. Ortiz and J. Varitek scored, G. Kapler to third
-O. Cabrera hit sacrifice fly to left, G. Kapler scored
-B. Mueller singled to center, D. Mirabelli scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .290
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .292
G. Sheffield rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .293
H. Matsui lf 3 3 1 1 1 0 2 .298
B. Williams dh 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .260
J. Posada c 4 0 2 4 0 0 2 .271
J. Olerud 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260
M. Cairo 2b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .294
    J. Giambi ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
K. Lofton cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .275
 Totals 31 5 5 5 4 2 12  
 Batting
2B - J Posada 2 (31, T Wakefield 2).
HR - H Matsui (28, 2nd inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - H Matsui (103), J Posada 4 (78).
2-out RBI - J Posada 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 1, J Olerud 2.
GIDP - D Jeter 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - D Jeter (12, catch).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 6 1 1 0 0 2 1 .305
M. Bellhorn 2b 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 .258
    P. Reese pr-2b 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221
M. Ramirez lf 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 .310
    D. Roberts lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .297
K. Millar 1b 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .297
    D. Mientkiewicz pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
    J. Varitek ph 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .294
    D. McCarty 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
T. Nixon rf 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .316
    G. Kapler pr-rf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274
D. Mirabelli c 3 2 2 4 0 0 3 .285
O. Cabrera ss 3 0 1 2 0 0 8 .260
B. Mueller 3b 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .284
 Totals 36 12 13 12 5 7 19  
 Batting
2B - M Bellhorn (36, J Vazquez); D Ortiz (44, T Sturtze); M Ramirez (41, P Quantrill); J Varitek (28, C Nitkowski); D Mirabelli (10, S Proctor).
HR - D Mirabelli (9, 4th inning off J Vazquez 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - O Cabrera 2.
RBI - O Cabrera 2 (26), D Mirabelli 4 (30), D Ortiz (132), T Nixon (18), M Ramirez (126), J Varitek 2 (70), B Mueller (55).
2-out RBI - D Mirabelli 2, T Nixon, B Mueller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 4.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon (19, 2nd base off P Quantrill/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - K Millar (7, pop up).
DP - 2 (M Bellhorn-O Cabrera-K Millar, O Cabrera-M Bellhorn-K Millar).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Vazquez 4.2 7 5 5 2 4 1 4.89
T. Sturtze 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 5.77
F. Heredia 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.57
P. Quantrill (L, 6-3) 1.0 2 4 4 2 1 0 4.72
C.J. Nitkowski 0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 6.10
S. Proctor 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.48
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield 6.1 5 5 3 2 1 1 4.94
C. Leskanic 1.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 5.44
K. Foulke (W, 5-3) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.25
WP - J Vazquez.
IBB - D Ortiz (by P Quantrill).
HBP - D Mirabelli 2 (by J Vazquez, T Sturtze); M Cairo (by T Wakefield); T Nixon (by C Nitkowski).
Pitches-strikes - J Vazquez 97-60; T Sturtze 34-17; F Heredia 3-2; P Quantrill 24-12; C Nitkowski 8-4; S Proctor 8-6; T Wakefield 88-56; C Leskanic 21-9; K Foulke 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Vazquez 3-7; T Sturtze 2-1; F Heredia 1-0; P Quantrill 1-1; C Nitkowski 0-0; S Proctor 0-2; T Wakefield 9-9; C Leskanic 2-1; K Foulke 2-2.
Batters faced - J Vazquez 24; T Sturtze 8; F Heredia 1; P Quantrill 7; C Nitkowski 2; S Proctor 4; T Wakefield 27; C Leskanic 5; K Foulke 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Tim Mcclelland. 3B--Tony Randazzo.
Ejections: BOSTON's Francona by Culbreth (6th).
Time: 3:23.
Attendance: 34,856.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
BOSTON MANAGER TERRY FRANCONA WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE FIELDIN CULBRETH IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING FOR ARGUING A FAN INTERFERENCE CALL.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 25, 2004 10:35 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 NY Yankees
J. Posada J. Posada
2-4
4 RBI
 Boston
D. Mirabelli D. Mirabelli
2-3, 1 HR
4 RBI