Boston 7, NY Yankees 3
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(76-55)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 7 14 2
NY Yankees 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 10 1
WP: T. Wakefield (8-8) S: J. Papelbon (34)
LP: A. Pettitte (13-10)
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Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Ellsbury singled to left, J. Bailey scored, K. Cash to second
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
- J. Molina singled to center, H. Matsui scored, R. Cano to third
Top 3rd: Boston
- K. Youkilis doubled to left, D. Ortiz scored
- J. Bay singled to center, K. Youkilis scored
Top 5th: Boston
- C. Crisp singled to right center, J. Bay scored, J. Lowrie to third
- J. Bailey singled to third, C. Crisp and J. Lowrie scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right
Top 6th: Boston
- J. Bay hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Pedroia scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury rf 6 0 1 1 0 2 3 .263
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 0 0 1 0 5 .315
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 .263
K. Youkilis 3b-1b 2 1 1 1 3 0 0 .319
J. Bay lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 6 .341
J. Lowrie ss-3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 6 .296
C. Crisp cf 5 1 3 1 0 1 0 .263
J. Bailey 1b 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .278
    A. Cora ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278
K. Cash c 4 0 2 0 1 1 2 .229
 Totals 39 7 14 7 7 6 24  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz 2 (19, A Pettitte, E Ramirez); K Youkilis (35, A Pettitte).
SF - J Bay.
RBI - J Ellsbury (38), K Youkilis (90), J Bay 2 (20), C Crisp (32), J Bailey 2 (3).
2-out RBI - J Ellsbury, C Crisp, J Bailey 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bay 1, D Pedroia 2, J Lowrie 3.
GIDP - J Lowrie.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (16, 2nd base off A Pettitte/J Molina).
CS - C Crisp (6, 2nd base by D Robertson/J Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - D Pedroia (6, ground ball); J Lowrie (1, ground ball).
DP - 2 (J Lowrie-D Pedroia-J Bailey, A Cora-K Youkilis).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 2 2 2 1 1 2 .313
D. Jeter ss 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .294
B. Abreu rf 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 .298
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 0 0 0 0 2 7 .308
J. Giambi 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .247
X. Nady lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .321
H. Matsui dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .310
R. Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .269
J. Molina c 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .230
    I. Rodriguez ph-c 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .283
 Totals 37 3 10 3 3 6 20  
 Batting
HR - J Damon 2 (11, 1st inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Damon 2 (57), J Molina (15).
2-out RBI - J Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, J Giambi 1, I Rodriguez 1.
GIDP - A Rodriguez 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - A Rodriguez (10, throw).
DP - 1 (R Cano-J Giambi).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (W, 8-8) 5.0 8 3 3 1 1 2 3.73
J. Lopez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.92
M. Delcarmen 0.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 4.25
J. Masterson (H, 2) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.21
H. Okajima (H, 20) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.77
J. Papelbon (S, 34) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.71
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte (L, 13-10) 4.2 10 6 6 3 3 0 4.37
B. Bruney 1.1 0 1 1 3 0 0 2.38
D. Robertson 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.76
E. Ramirez 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.59
C. Britton 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.30
IBB - K Youkilis (by E Ramirez).
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 80-55; J Lopez 9-9; M Delcarmen 18-7; J Masterson 9-6; H Okajima 14-8; J Papelbon 15-10; A Pettitte 101-60; B Bruney 33-16; D Robertson 13-10; E Ramirez 15-8; C Britton 18-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 7-7; J Lopez 1-1; M Delcarmen 0-0; J Masterson 2-0; H Okajima 0-1; J Papelbon 2-0; A Pettitte 8-3; B Bruney 1-3; D Robertson 0-0; E Ramirez 1-2; C Britton 0-2.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 23; J Lopez 3; M Delcarmen 4; J Masterson 3; H Okajima 2; J Papelbon 5; A Pettitte 26; B Bruney 7; D Robertson 3; E Ramirez 6; C Britton 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Fieldin Culbreth.
Time: 3:22.
Attendance: 55,058.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK'S JOHNNY DAMON LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008 10:45 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
C. Crisp Coco Crisp
3-5
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Damon Johnny Damon
2-4, 2 HR
2 RBI