NY Yankees 3, Boston 1
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(15-8)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 2
NY Yankees 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3 7 1
WP: K. Igawa (2-1) S: M. Rivera (1)
LP: T. Wakefield (2-3)
(9-13)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada homered to deep right, H. Matsui scored
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- M. Cabrera ground rule double to left, J. Posada scored
Top 8th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to right center, K. Youkilis scored, J.D. Drew to second
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .256
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .293
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .287
M. Ramirez lf 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 .188
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .278
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .321
C. Crisp cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .231
    W. Pena cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172
D. Mirabelli c 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 .353
    J. Varitek ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
D. Pedroia 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182
    E. Hinske ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .385
    A. Cora 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
 Totals 33 1 7 1 5 9 20  
 Batting
2B - M Lowell (8, K Igawa).
RBI - M Lowell (20).
2-out RBI - M Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 2, J Drew 1, J Lugo 1, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - D Ortiz 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - M Lowell 2 (8, ground ball 2).
PB - D Mirabelli.
DP - 2 (D Mirabelli-M Lowell, J Lugo-K Youkilis).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon dh 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .242
D. Jeter ss 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 .348
B. Abreu rf 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 .253
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 8 .348
J. Giambi 1b 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .313
    D. Mientkiewicz pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140
H. Matsui lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .240
J. Posada c 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 .324
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .279
M. Cabrera cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .200
 Totals 31 3 7 3 8 5 23  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (1, T Wakefield).
HR - J Posada (3, 4th inning off T Wakefield 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Posada 2 (15), M Cabrera (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rodriguez 3, H Matsui 2, M Cabrera 2.
GIDP - B Abreu.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - D Jeter (2, 2nd base off T Wakefield/D Mirabelli), H Matsui (1, 2nd base off T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).
CS - D Jeter (3, 3rd base by T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).
 
 Fielding
E - A Rodriguez (3, ground ball).
DP - 2 (R Cano-D Jeter-J Giambi 2).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 2-3) 5.1 5 3 3 6 3 1 2.59
B. Donnelly 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
J.C. Romero 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.91
K. Snyder 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.84
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Karstens 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 14.54
K. Igawa (W, 2-1) 6.0 2 0 0 4 6 0 6.08
B. Bruney (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.84
K. Farnsworth (H, 2) 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 5.79
M. Rivera (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10.57
WP - K Igawa.
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 118-67; B Donnelly 20-12; J Romero 18-9; K Snyder 11-8; J Karstens 6-3; K Igawa 93-54; B Bruney 9-7; K Farnsworth 26-15; M Rivera 16-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 5-7; B Donnelly 0-2; J Romero 2-0; K Snyder 0-2; J Karstens 0-0; K Igawa 6-6; B Bruney 1-1; K Farnsworth 1-0; M Rivera 2-1.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 27; B Donnelly 4; J Romero 4; K Snyder 4; J Karstens 2; K Igawa 23; B Bruney 3; K Farnsworth 6; M Rivera 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bruce Froemming. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Brian Runge.
Ejections: BOSTON's Crisp by Froemming (8th).
Time: 3:25.
Attendance: 55,026.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
NEW YORK PITCHER JEFFREY KARSTENS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING WITH A RIGHT KNEE INJURY.
NEW YORK SHORTSTOP DEREK JETER SINGLED IN THE THIRD INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 16 GAMES.
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN MIKE LOWELL DOUBLED IN THE FOURTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES
BOSTON CENTER FIELDER COCO CRISP WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE BRUCE FROEMMING IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Saturday, Apr 28, 2007 7:31 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Lowell M. Lowell
2-4
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Posada J. Posada
1-2, 1 HR
2 RBI