NY Yankees 19, Boston 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 3 0 3 5 2 0 4 0 2 19 22 1
Boston 0 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 15 0
WP: J. Vazquez (1-0)
LP: R. Mendoza (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez doubled to left, D. Jeter scored
-H. Matsui homered to deep right, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 2nd: Boston
-T. Nixon homered to deep right, J. Varitek scored
-J. Damon singled to second, B. Mueller scored, J. Damon to second advancing on throw
-M. Ramirez safe at first on shortstop D. Jeter's fielding error, J. Damon scored, M. Bellhorn to second
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez homered to deep left
-B. Williams singled to center, G. Sheffield scored, H. Matsui to third
-H. Matsui scored, B. Williams to second on balk
Bot 3rd: Boston
-O. Cabrera doubled to deep right, J. Varitek and K. Millar scored, B. Mueller out at home, O. Cabrera to third advancing on throw
Top 4th: NY Yankees
-G. Sheffield homered to deep left, M. Cairo and A. Rodriguez scored
-R. Sierra tripled to deep right, H. Matsui and J. Posada scored
Top 5th: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez doubled to deep right center, D. Jeter scored
-G. Sheffield doubled to center, A. Rodriguez scored
Top 7th: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui singled to right center, A. Rodriguez scored, G. Sheffield to third
-B. Williams doubled to deep center, G. Sheffield and H. Matsui scored
-J. Posada doubled to deep center, B. Williams scored
Bot 7th: Boston
-J. Varitek homered to deep right center, D. Ortiz scored
Top 9th: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui homered to deep right center, B. Crosby scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 2 1 0 2 0 3 .250
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 5 3 3 1 0 2 .600
G. Sheffield rf 5 3 4 4 1 0 0 .800
    B. Crosby pr-rf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
H. Matsui lf 6 5 5 5 0 0 1 .833
B. Williams cf 6 1 4 3 0 1 2 .667
J. Posada c 5 1 2 1 1 0 2 .400
R. Sierra dh 6 0 2 2 0 2 4 .333
J. Olerud 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
    T. Clark 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
M. Cairo 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .250
 Totals 47 19 22 18 5 5 20  
 Batting
2B - A Rodriguez 2 (5, B Arroyo, T Wakefield); R Sierra (1, B Arroyo); H Matsui 2 (5, B Arroyo, C Leskanic); G Sheffield (4, T Wakefield); B Williams (3, A Embree); J Posada (1, A Embree).
3B - R Sierra (1, T Wakefield).
HR - H Matsui 2 (3, 1st inning off B Arroyo 1 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off M Myers 1 on, 0 Out), A Rodriguez (2, 3rd inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 0 Out), G Sheffield (2, 4th inning off C Leskanic 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez 3 (6), H Matsui 5 (13), B Williams 3 (9), G Sheffield 4 (7), R Sierra 2 (5), J Posada (2).
2-out RBI - R Sierra 2, H Matsui, B Williams 2, J Posada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, B Williams 1, R Sierra 1, J Olerud 2.
GIDP - J Posada.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - D Jeter (2, ground ball).
Outfield assists - G Sheffield (M Ramirez at 3rd base), B Williams (B Mueller at Home).
DP - 1 (J Olerud).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .200
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 0 0 0 1 4 1 .000
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .250
D. Ortiz dh 5 1 3 0 0 1 3 .600
J. Varitek c 3 3 2 2 1 0 2 .667
    D. Mirabelli c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
T. Nixon rf 5 1 2 2 0 1 1 .400
K. Millar 1b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .200
B. Mueller 3b 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .500
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 3 2 0 0 2 .750
 Totals 40 8 15 7 4 8 18  
 Batting
2B - B Mueller (1, K Brown); K Millar (2, J Vazquez); O Cabrera 2 (3, J Vazquez 2); T Nixon (1, T Gordon).
HR - T Nixon (1, 2nd inning off K Brown 1 on, 0 Out), J Varitek (3, 7th inning off J Vazquez 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Nixon 2 (5), J Damon (1), O Cabrera 2 (6), J Varitek 2 (6).
2-out RBI - J Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, J Damon 2, M Ramirez 1, D Ortiz 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (O Cabrera-K Millar, B Mueller-M Bellhorn).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
K. Brown 2.0 5 4 3 2 1 1 13.50
J. Vazquez (W, 1-0) 4.1 7 4 4 2 4 1 8.31
P. Quantrill 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
T. Gordon 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
B. Arroyo 2.0 6 6 6 2 0 2 27.00
R. Mendoza (L, 0-1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 9.00
C. Leskanic 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 1 81.00
T. Wakefield 3.1 5 5 5 2 1 0 13.50
A. Embree 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 54.00
M. Myers 2.0 5 2 2 0 3 1 9.00
WP - K Brown, T Gordon.
IBB - J Posada (by T Wakefield).
BALK - R Mendoza.
HBP - M Cairo (by R Mendoza).
Pitches-strikes - K Brown 57-29; J Vazquez 96-62; P Quantrill 27-20; T Gordon 17-10; B Arroyo 60-36; R Mendoza 20-11; C Leskanic 15-8; T Wakefield 64-43; A Embree 14-8; M Myers 42-27.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Brown 3-1; J Vazquez 2-5; P Quantrill 1-2; T Gordon 0-2; B Arroyo 2-4; R Mendoza 1-1; C Leskanic 0-1; T Wakefield 3-6; A Embree 1-0; M Myers 1-1.
Batters faced - K Brown 13; J Vazquez 20; P Quantrill 7; T Gordon 4; B Arroyo 13; R Mendoza 5; C Leskanic 4; T Wakefield 17; A Embree 4; M Myers 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--John Hirschbeck. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Joe West. LF--Randy Marsh. RF--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 4:20.
Attendance: 35,126.
Weather: 57 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
NEW YORK'S FIRST BASEMAN JOHN OLERUD HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEG INJURY.
NEW YORK'S FIRST BASEMAN JOHN OLERUD LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH A BRUISED LEFT INSTEP.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 17, 2004 3:23 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 NY Yankees
H. Matsui H. Matsui
5-6, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Boston
O. Cabrera O. Cabrera
3-4
2 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Sat Oct 16, 2004
St. Louis 2
Houston 5

Final

NY Yankees 19
Boston 8

Final