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

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  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)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- C. Crisp flied out to right center
- M. Loretta flied out to deep right
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 0

  Bottom 1st: NY Yankees
- M. Cabrera grounded out to second
- D. Jeter grounded out to pitcher
- B. Abreu walked
- J. Giambi hit by pitch, B. Abreu to second
- J. Posada singled to center, B. Abreu scored, J. Giambi to second
- R. Cano grounded out to pitcher

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 1

  Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Lowell doubled to deep right center
- T. Nixon homered to deep right, M. Lowell scored
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- D. Murphy struck out looking
- D. Pedroia popped out to shortstop

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 1

  Bottom 2nd: NY Yankees
- B. Williams doubled to deep right
- N. Green sacrificed to third, B. Williams to third
- M. Cairo hit sacrifice fly to right, B. Williams scored
- M. Cabrera struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Top 3rd: Boston
- C. Pena grounded out to second
- C. Crisp singled to right
- M. Loretta singled to right center, C. Crisp to third
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging, M. Loretta stole second
- M. Lowell struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Bottom 3rd: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter flied out to deep right
- B. Abreu lined out to first
- J. Giambi grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Top 4th: Boston
- T. Nixon grounded out to pitcher
- J. Varitek grounded out to pitcher
- D. Murphy walked
- D. Pedroia struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Bottom 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada flied out to right
- R. Cano popped out to shallow left
- B. Williams popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Top 5th: Boston
- C. Pena struck out looking
- C. Crisp singled to center
- M. Loretta flied out to center
- C. Crisp stole second
- D. Ortiz grounded out to catcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Bottom 5th: NY Yankees
- N. Green flied out to right
- M. Cairo struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera walked
- M. Cabrera picked off at first, pitcher to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Top 6th: Boston
- M. Lowell lined out to right center
- T. Nixon singled to center
- J. Varitek singled to left, T. Nixon to third
- D. Murphy grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Varitek out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 2

  Bottom 6th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter safe at first on shortstop D. Pedroia's throwing error
- B. Abreu singled to right, D. Jeter to third
- J. Giambi struck out swinging
- J. Posada doubled to left, D. Jeter and B. Abreu scored
- R. Cano grounded out to pitcher
- B. Williams intentionally walked
- H. Matsui hit for N. Green
- C. Hansen relieved K. Jarvis
- H. Matsui struck out looking

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 4

  Top 7th: Boston
- A. Cannizaro at second
- M. Cairo at third
- S. Proctor relieved M. Mussina
- D. Pedroia singled to right center
- C. Pena grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, D. Pedroia out at second
- C. Crisp grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 4

  Bottom 7th: NY Yankees
- M. Cairo walked
- M. Cabrera sacrificed to third, M. Cairo to second
- D. Jeter grounded out to first, M. Cairo to third
- J. Lopez relieved C. Hansen
- B. Abreu struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 4

  Top 8th: Boston
- M. Loretta singled to left
- M. Myers relieved S. Proctor
- D. Ortiz walked, M. Loretta to second
- M. Lowell grounded into fielder's choice, M. Loretta to third, D. Ortiz out at second
- G. Kapler hit for T. Nixon
- G. Kapler fouled out to catcher
- J. Varitek singled to center, M. Loretta scored, M. Lowell to second
- D. Mirabelli hit for D. Murphy
- D. Mirabelli hit by pitch, M. Lowell to third, J. Varitek to second
- E. Hinske ran for D. Mirabelli
- M. Lowell scored, J. Varitek to third, E. Hinske to second on wild pitch
- D. Pedroia grounded out to pitcher

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, NY Yankees 4

  Bottom 8th: NY Yankees
- G. Kapler in left field
- E. Hinske in right field
- J. Giambi singled to center
- K. Thompson ran for J. Giambi
- J. Posada flied out to deep left center
- R. Cano grounded into double play second to first, K. Thompson out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, NY Yankees 4

  Top 9th: Boston
- A. Phillips at first
- K. Farnsworth relieved M. Myers
- C. Pena doubled to right
- A. Cora ran for C. Pena
- C. Crisp safe at first on catcher J. Posada's throwing error, A. Cora to third
- M. Loretta hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Cora scored
- C. Crisp stole second
- D. Ortiz struck out, reached on wild pitch, C. Crisp to third on wild pitch
- M. Lowell fouled out to catcher
- G. Kapler struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Boston 5, NY Yankees 4

  Bottom 9th: NY Yankees
- M. Loretta at first
- D. Pedroia at second
- A. Cora at shortstop
- M. Timlin relieved J. Lopez
- B. Williams grounded out to first
- J. Damon hit for A. Cannizaro
- J. Damon singled to right
- A. Rodriguez hit for M. Cairo
- A. Rodriguez popped out to shallow right center
- M. Cabrera flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, NY Yankees 4
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
T. Nixon T. Nixon
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Posada J. Posada
2-4
3 RBI