NY Yankees 5, Boston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(80-52)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 1
NY Yankees 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 X 5 7 0
WP: A. Pettitte (12-7) S: M. Rivera (21)
LP: D. Matsuzaka (13-11)
(73-59)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui grounded into fielder's choice, J. Damon scored, B. Abreu to third, A. Rodriguez out at second
- J. Posada doubled to left, B. Abreu scored, H. Matsui to third
Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Ramirez homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to deep left, J. Lugo scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter homered to deep right
Top 7th: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep left
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right, W. Betemit scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .318
K. Youkilis 1b 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .290
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .322
M. Ramirez lf 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 .292
    B. Kielty lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
    E. Hinske ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .206
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .324
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .259
J. Varitek c 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .265
C. Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .270
J. Lugo ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .240
 Totals 32 3 7 3 3 10 15  
 Batting
3B - J Lugo (2, A Pettitte).
HR - M Ramirez (20, 2nd inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 0 Out), J Varitek (12, 7th inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - D Ortiz.
RBI - M Ramirez (86), D Ortiz (88), J Varitek (57).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Drew 1.
GIDP - J Drew.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - M Ramirez (2, bobble).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon lf 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .266
D. Jeter ss 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .318
B. Abreu rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .287
A. Rodriguez 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .305
H. Matsui dh 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 .303
J. Posada c 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .331
R. Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .302
A. Phillips 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .289
    W. Betemit pr-1b 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .196
M. Cabrera cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
 Totals 30 5 7 5 3 3 8  
 Batting
2B - J Posada (36, D Matsuzaka).
3B - R Cano (7, M Delcarmen).
HR - D Jeter (9, 5th inning off D Matsuzaka 0 on, 2 Out), J Damon (9, 7th inning off D Matsuzaka 1 on, 1 Out).
S - M Cabrera.
RBI - H Matsui (91), J Posada (78), D Jeter (59), J Damon 2 (49).
2-out RBI - J Posada, D Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Betemit 1, R Cano 3, H Matsui 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Rodriguez (19, 2nd base off D Matsuzaka/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Cano-D Jeter-A Phillips).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (L, 13-11) 6.1 6 5 5 3 2 2 3.88
J. Lopez 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.73
M. Delcarmen 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.30
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte (W, 12-7) 7.0 6 3 3 2 6 2 3.70
J. Chamberlain (H, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
M. Rivera (S, 21) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.32
HBP - A Rodriguez (by D Matsuzaka).
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 110-62; J Lopez 1-1; M Delcarmen 25-17; A Pettitte 119-70; J Chamberlain 19-11; M Rivera 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 10-7; J Lopez 1-0; M Delcarmen 2-1; A Pettitte 6-9; J Chamberlain 0-1; M Rivera 0-1.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 29; J Lopez 1; M Delcarmen 5; A Pettitte 28; J Chamberlain 5; M Rivera 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Time: 3:11.
Attendance: 55,037.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN MIKE LOWELL SINGLED IN THE FOURTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.
BOSTON LEFT FIELDER MANNY RAMIREZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
BOSTON LEFT FIELDER MANNY RAMIREZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO MUSCLE SPASMS IN HIS LOWER BACK.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2007 5:36 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Damon J. Damon
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI