NY Yankees 8, Boston 6
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(47-40)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 8 14 0
Boston 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 9 1
WP: T. Gordon (3-3) S: M. Rivera (21)
LP: C. Schilling (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz singled to right, J. Damon scored
- T. Nixon homered to deep right, D. Ortiz and M. Ramirez scored
Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi homered to deep right
- B. Williams homered to deep right
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield doubled to deep center, R. Cano scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
- J. Varitek grounded out to shortstop, T. Nixon scored
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield homered to deep center
Top 6th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to third, J. Posada scored, D. Jeter to second on third baseman B. Mueller's throwing error
Bot 7th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- R. Sierra doubled to right, T. Womack scored
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep center, G. Sheffield scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .309
R. Cano 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .291
G. Sheffield rf 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 .304
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 .319
H. Matsui lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .315
J. Giambi 1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .279
    T. Martinez 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
J. Posada c 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .263
    T. Womack pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242
B. Williams dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .257
M. Cabrera cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188
    R. Sierra ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .292
    J. Flaherty c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .164
 Totals 40 8 14 7 2 2 12  
 Batting
2B - R Cano (17, B Arroyo); G Sheffield 2 (20, C Schilling, B Arroyo); J Posada (11, A Embree); R Sierra (11, M Timlin).
HR - J Giambi (11, 2nd inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 0 Out), B Williams (6, 2nd inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 1 Out), G Sheffield (18, 5th inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 0 Out), A Rodriguez (24, 9th inning off C Schilling 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Giambi (33), B Williams (36), G Sheffield 2 (70), R Sierra (23), A Rodriguez 2 (74).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 1, R Cano 2, H Matsui 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Giambi-D Jeter-J Giambi).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 1 1 0 0 3 2 .341
E. Renteria ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .272
D. Ortiz dh 5 2 2 2 0 2 1 .315
M. Ramirez lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .272
T. Nixon rf 4 2 2 3 0 0 0 .299
K. Millar 1b 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 .269
    A. Stern pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Cora 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Varitek c 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .300
B. Mueller 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .282
M. Bellhorn 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .218
    J. Olerud ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .327
 Totals 34 6 9 6 4 10 13  
 Batting
2B - K Millar (14, M Mussina).
HR - T Nixon (10, 1st inning off M Mussina 2 on, 1 Out), D Ortiz (22, 7th inning off T Sturtze 0 on, 1 Out).
S - E Renteria.
RBI - D Ortiz 2 (77), T Nixon 3 (45), J Varitek (37).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, J Damon 1, J Olerud 1, M Bellhorn 1.
GIDP - D Ortiz.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon (10, 2nd base off M Mussina/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - B Mueller (5, throw).
Outfield assists - M Ramirez (R Cano at 3rd base).
PB - J Varitek.
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina 6.0 8 5 5 3 6 1 4.15
T. Sturtze 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.01
T. Gordon (W, 3-3) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.72
M. Rivera (S, 21) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.98
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Arroyo 5.2 10 5 4 1 1 3 4.14
M. Myers 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.60
C. Bradford 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
A. Embree 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 7.93
M. Timlin (BS, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.65
C. Schilling (L, 1-3) 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 8.68
HBP - J Giambi (by B Arroyo).
Pitches-strikes - M Mussina 101-59; T Sturtze 22-14; T Gordon 11-6; M Rivera 13-9; B Arroyo 101-70; M Myers 3-2; C Bradford 8-3; A Embree 3-3; M Timlin 8-5; C Schilling 19-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Mussina 6-6; T Sturtze 2-0; T Gordon 2-1; M Rivera 0-0; B Arroyo 6-9; M Myers 0-1; C Bradford 1-0; A Embree 1-1; M Timlin 2-1; C Schilling 0-2.
Batters faced - M Mussina 28; T Sturtze 4; T Gordon 4; M Rivera 3; B Arroyo 28; M Myers 1; C Bradford 2; A Embree 3; M Timlin 4; C Schilling 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Bruce Froemming. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 3:14.
Attendance: 35,232.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON SINGLED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 26 GAMES.
NEW YORK'S DEREK JETER SINGLED IN THE FOURTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES.

Updated on Friday, Jul 15, 2005 4:50 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
G. Sheffield G. Sheffield
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
T. Nixon T. Nixon
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI