NY Yankees 8, Boston 7
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 0 8 12 2
Boston 0 1 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 7 13 2
WP: B. Bruney (3-1) S: M. Rivera (27)
LP: J. Papelbon (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Damon singled to first
- D. Jeter flied out to deep center
- B. Abreu reached on fielder's choice, J. Damon to second on shortstop J. Lugo's fielding error
- A. Rodriguez hit by pitch, J. Damon to third, B. Abreu to second
- J. Posada grounded into fielder's choice, J. Damon out at home, B. Abreu to third, A. Rodriguez to second
- H. Matsui grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J. Lugo safe at first on shortstop D. Jeter's throwing error
- D. Pedroia flied out to center
- D. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop, J. Lugo to second
- M. Lowell struck out swinging

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

  Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi walked
- R. Cano struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera popped out to shortstop
- J. Damon struck out looking

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

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to right center
- J.D. Drew struck out swinging
- J. Varitek walked, K. Youkilis to second
- B. Kielty grounded into fielder's choice, K. Youkilis to third, J. Varitek out at second
- J. Ellsbury singled to center, K. Youkilis scored, B. Kielty to second
- J. Lugo popped out to shallow right

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

  Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter flied out to deep center
- B. Abreu grounded out to second
- A. Rodriguez struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz doubled to center
- M. Lowell singled to center, D. Ortiz out at home, M. Lowell to second advancing on throw
- K. Youkilis walked
- J.D. Drew safe at first on first baseman J. Giambi's fielding error, M. Lowell scored, K. Youkilis to third
- J. Varitek struck out swinging

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

  Top 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada doubled to deep center
- H. Matsui tripled to deep right, J. Posada scored
- J. Giambi walked
- R. Cano struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Giambi out at second

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

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- B. Kielty doubled to left
- J. Ellsbury singled to center, B. Kielty to third
- J. Lugo struck out swinging
- J. Ellsbury stole second
- D. Pedroia singled to center, B. Kielty and J. Ellsbury scored, D. Pedroia to second advancing on throw
- D. Ortiz singled to right, D. Pedroia to third
- M. Lowell singled to shortstop, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to second
- K. Youkilis flied out to right
- D. Ortiz to third, M. Lowell to second on passed ball
- J.D. Drew struck out swinging

3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Boston 5

  Top 5th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon flied out to deep right
- D. Jeter struck out looking
- B. Abreu walked
- A. Rodriguez struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Boston 5

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- J. Veras relieved A. Pettitte
- J. Varitek grounded out to second
- B. Kielty lined out to first
- J. Ellsbury struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Boston 5

  Top 6th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada doubled to deep right
- H. Matsui walked
- J. Giambi struck out swinging
- R. Cano flied out to left center
- M. Cabrera walked, J. Posada to third, H. Matsui to second
- M. Timlin relieved D. Matsuzaka
- J. Damon singled to second, J. Posada scored, H. Matsui to third, M. Cabrera to second
- D. Jeter struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Boston 5

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- J. Lugo singled to center
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop, J. Lugo to second
- D. Ortiz intentionally walked
- M. Lowell flied out to right
- J. Lugo stole third
- K. Youkilis singled to center, J. Lugo scored, D. Ortiz to second
- S. Henn relieved J. Veras
- J.D. Drew singled to right, D. Ortiz scored, K. Youkilis to third
- J. Varitek walked, J.D. Drew to second
- B. Bruney relieved B. Bruney
- B. Kielty struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Boston 7

  Top 7th: NY Yankees
- J. Lopez relieved M. Timlin
- B. Abreu struck out swinging
- A. Rodriguez flied out to deep center
- J. Posada walked
- H. Okajima relieved J. Lopez
- H. Matsui flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Boston 7

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to second
- J. Lugo lined out to shortstop
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Boston 7

  Top 8th: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi homered to deep right
- R. Cano homered to deep center
- M. Cabrera walked
- J. Damon doubled to left center, M. Cabrera to third
- J. Papelbon relieved H. Okajima
- D. Jeter singled to right, M. Cabrera scored, J. Damon to third
- B. Abreu doubled to deep center, J. Damon and D. Jeter scored, B. Abreu to third on shortstop J. Lugo's throwing error
- A. Rodriguez singled to center, B. Abreu scored
- J. Posada grounded out to second, A. Rodriguez to second
- H. Matsui struck out swinging
- J. Giambi struck out swinging

6 runs, 6 hits, 1 errors
NY Yankees 8, Boston 7

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- D. Mientkiewicz at first
- L. Vizcaino relieved B. Bruney
- D. Ortiz grounded out to second
- M. Lowell struck out, reached on passed ball, on passed ball
- C. Crisp ran for M. Lowell
- K. Youkilis flied out to center
- C. Crisp caught stealing, catcher to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 8, Boston 7

  Top 9th: NY Yankees
- R. Clayton at third
- E. Gagne relieved J. Papelbon
- R. Cano flied out to left
- M. Cabrera popped out to shallow right center
- J. Damon doubled to left
- D. Jeter flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 8, Boston 7

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- M. Rivera relieved L. Vizcaino
- J.D. Drew singled to right center
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- B. Kielty flied out to center
- J. Ellsbury struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 8, Boston 7
 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
J. Damon J. Damon
4-6
1 RBI
 Boston
J. Ellsbury J. Ellsbury
2-5
1 RBI