Boston 5, NY Yankees 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(81-69)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 11 1
NY Yankees 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 6 1
WP: J. Lopez (1-0) S: M. Timlin (8)
LP: K. Farnsworth (3-5)
(90-59)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Posada singled to center, B. Abreu scored, J. Giambi to second
Top 2nd: Boston
- T. Nixon homered to deep right, M. Lowell scored
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
- M. Cairo hit sacrifice fly to right, B. Williams scored
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada doubled to left, D. Jeter and B. Abreu scored
Top 8th: Boston
- J. Varitek singled to center, M. Loretta scored, M. Lowell to second
- M. Lowell scored, J. Varitek to third, E. Hinske to second on wild pitch
Top 9th: Boston
- M. Loretta hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Cora scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .268
M. Loretta 2b-1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .295
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 1 3 4 .283
M. Lowell 3b 5 2 1 0 0 1 5 .283
T. Nixon rf 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 .280
    G. Kapler ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .243
J. Varitek c 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .248
D. Murphy lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .250
    D. Mirabelli ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184
    E. Hinske pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
D. Pedroia ss-2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .158
C. Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .217
    A. Cora pr-ss 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244
 Totals 36 5 11 4 2 9 20  
 Batting
2B - M Lowell (44, M Mussina); C Pena (2, K Farnsworth).
HR - T Nixon (8, 2nd inning off M Mussina 1 on, 0 Out).
S - C Crisp.
SF - M Loretta.
RBI - T Nixon 2 (51), J Varitek (54), M Loretta (56).
2-out RBI - J Varitek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ortiz 1, G Kapler 1, M Lowell 2, D Pedroia 2.
GIDP - D Murphy, C Pena.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - M Loretta (4, 2nd base off M Mussina/J Posada), C Crisp 2 (22, 2nd base off M Mussina/J Posada, 2nd base off K Farnsworth/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - D Pedroia (3, throw).
DP - 1 (M Loretta-C Pena).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Cabrera lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .288
D. Jeter ss 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .341
B. Abreu rf 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 .327
J. Giambi 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .253
    K. Thompson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
    A. Phillips 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
J. Posada c 4 0 2 3 0 0 1 .281
R. Cano dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .336
B. Williams cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .281
N. Green 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191
    H. Matsui ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
    A. Cannizaro 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Damon ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .295
M. Cairo 2b-3b 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .229
    A. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287
 Totals 29 4 6 4 4 5 12  
 Batting
2B - B Williams (28, K Jarvis); J Posada (25, K Jarvis).
S - N Green , M Cabrera.
SF - M Cairo.
RBI - J Posada 3 (84), M Cairo (26).
2-out RBI - J Posada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Abreu 1, R Cano 1, H Matsui 1.
GIDP - R Cano.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
Picked Off - M Cabrera (1st base, K Jarvis).
 
 Fielding
E - J Posada (9, throw).
Outfield assists - B Abreu (D Ortiz at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (M Cairo-D Jeter-J Giambi, S Proctor-D Jeter-J Giambi).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Jarvis 5.2 4 4 3 3 3 0 5.17
C. Hansen 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.89
J. Lopez (W, 1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
M. Timlin (S, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.26
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina 6.0 7 2 2 1 7 1 3.57
S. Proctor (H, 23) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.67
M. Myers (BS, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.03
K. Farnsworth (L, 3-5) 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 4.35
WP - M Myers, K Farnsworth.
IBB - B Williams (by K Jarvis).
HBP - J Giambi (by K Jarvis); D Mirabelli (by M Myers).
Pitches-strikes - K Jarvis 84-49; C Hansen 20-11; J Lopez 15-10; M Timlin 11-9; M Mussina 104-62; S Proctor 18-12; M Myers 28-16; K Farnsworth 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Jarvis 6-7; C Hansen 2-0; J Lopez 2-1; M Timlin 1-2; M Mussina 6-5; S Proctor 3-0; M Myers 2-1; K Farnsworth 1-2.
Batters faced - K Jarvis 25; C Hansen 4; J Lopez 4; M Timlin 4; M Mussina 25; S Proctor 4; M Myers 6; K Farnsworth 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Jerry Crawford. 2B--Brian Onora. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Time: 3:45.
Attendance: 55,221.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, out to left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 18, 2006 5:23 am ET

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