NY Yankees 19, Boston 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 3 3 5 1 0 3 1 2 19 20 0
Boston 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 8 13 1
WP: D. Robertson (4-0)
LP: D. Pauley (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez singled to right center, B. Abreu scored
Bot 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left, J. Lowrie scored
Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- B. Gardner grounded out to second, X. Nady scored, C. Moeller to third
- J. Damon homered to deep right, C. Moeller scored
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- R. Cano hit sacrifice fly to deep right, B. Abreu scored, J. Giambi to third
- B. Gardner singled to right, J. Giambi and X. Nady scored, C. Moeller to third
Top 4th: NY Yankees
- C. Ransom homered to deep left
- R. Cano doubled to deep left, J. Giambi and B. Abreu scored, X. Nady to third
- C. Moeller hit sacrifice fly to right center, X. Nady scored, R. Cano to third
- B. Gardner singled to left, R. Cano scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- G. Velazquez singled to deep left, J. Bay scored, K. Cash to third
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- C. Ransom homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Boston
- J. Van Every grounded out to first, C. Carter scored, G. Kottaras to third
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- W. Betemit doubled to deep left center, C. Ransom scored, B. Abreu to third
- J. Giambi grounded out to first, B. Abreu scored, W. Betemit to third
- R. Cano doubled to deep left, W. Betemit scored
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Cabrera scored
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano singled to right, J. Miranda scored, X. Nady to third
- C. Moeller grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, X. Nady scored, R. Cano out at second
Bot 9th: Boston
- J. Lowrie doubled to deep right center, J. Ellsbury scored
- J. Van Every tripled to deep right, C. Carter and J. Lowrie scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon lf 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .305
    M. Cabrera ph-lf-rf 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .244
D. Jeter ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
    C. Ransom ss 3 3 3 2 1 0 0 .297
B. Abreu rf 3 4 1 1 2 1 1 .297
    D. Robertson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Britton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .300
    W. Betemit ph-3b 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 .266
J. Giambi 1b 3 2 0 1 1 2 2 .249
    J. Miranda 1b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .429
X. Nady dh-lf 5 4 3 0 1 0 2 .268
R. Cano 2b 5 1 3 5 0 0 2 .267
C. Moeller c 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .231
B. Gardner cf 6 0 2 4 0 0 1 .229
 Totals 44 19 20 18 5 5 17  
 Batting
2B - C Moeller (6, D Pauley); R Cano 2 (34, D Aardsma, C Smith); W Betemit 2 (13, M Timlin, C Smith); C Ransom (3, D Hansack); X Nady (11, D Hansack).
HR - J Damon (17, 2nd inning off D Pauley 1 on, 2 Out), C Ransom 2 (4, 4th inning off D Aardsma 0 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off M Timlin 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - B Abreu , C Moeller , R Cano.
RBI - A Rodriguez (102), B Gardner 4 (16), J Damon 2 (71), R Cano 5 (71), C Ransom 2 (8), C Moeller (9), W Betemit (25), J Giambi (96), B Abreu (100).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez, J Damon 2, B Gardner 3, R Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Betemit 1, J Damon 2, C Moeller 1, X Nady 1.
GIDP - C Moeller.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - B Abreu (21, 2nd base off D Pauley/K Cash).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Cano-J Giambi 2).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 2 4 1 0 0 2 .280
J. Lowrie ss 4 2 1 1 1 2 1 .259
M. Lowell dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
    C. Carter ph-dh 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .462
K. Youkilis 3b 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 .315
    G. Kottaras c 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .200
M. Kotsay rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
    J. Van Every rf 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 .250
J. Bay lf 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 .298
    J. Bailey lf 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .283
S. Casey 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .323
K. Cash c-3b 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .232
G. Velazquez 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 37 8 13 8 6 7 13  
 Batting
2B - G Kottaras (1, P Coke); J Ellsbury (22, C Britton); J Lowrie (25, C Britton).
3B - J Van Every (1, C Britton).
HR - J Ellsbury (9, 1st inning off A Aceves 0 on, 0 Out), K Youkilis (29, 1st inning off A Aceves 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Ellsbury (46), K Youkilis 2 (115), G Velazquez (1), J Van Every 3 (4), J Lowrie (46).
2-out RBI - J Van Every 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Casey 1, K Cash 1, J Bay 1, J Lowrie 1.
GIDP - S Casey, J Ellsbury.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury (50, 2nd base off A Aceves/C Moeller).
 
 Fielding
E - S Casey (3, ground ball).
DP - 1 (J Lowrie-G Velazquez-S Casey).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Aceves 4.0 5 4 4 4 1 2 2.40
P. Coke 2.0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0.66
D. Robertson (W, 4-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 5.52
C. Britton 1.0 3 3 3 2 1 0 5.09
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Pauley (L, 0-1) 2.2 6 7 6 1 2 1 11.68
D. Aardsma 0.2 3 5 5 2 0 1 5.29
M. Timlin 1.2 3 1 1 0 3 1 5.77
C. Smith 1.2 3 3 3 2 0 0 7.85
D. Hansack 2.1 5 3 3 0 0 0 4.76
WP - M Timlin, A Aceves.
HBP - C Moeller (by D Aardsma); J Giambi (by D Aardsma).
Pitches-strikes - A Aceves 77-42; P Coke 32-22; D Robertson 22-15; C Britton 37-22; D Pauley 67-41; D Aardsma 30-14; M Timlin 28-18; C Smith 46-25; D Hansack 42-30.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Aceves 7-4; P Coke 2-1; D Robertson 2-1; C Britton 1-1; D Pauley 2-4; D Aardsma 1-1; M Timlin 1-1; C Smith 1-4; D Hansack 4-3.
Batters faced - A Aceves 19; P Coke 9; D Robertson 7; C Britton 8; D Pauley 16; D Aardsma 9; M Timlin 8; C Smith 10; D Hansack 11.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 3:38. (Plus 2 rain delays totaling 127 minutes in the 1st, 5th).
Attendance: 37,301.
Weather: 64 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 16 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.
THE HOME RUN BY BOSTON CENTER FIELDER JACOBY ELLSBURY LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.
BOSTON CENTER FIELDER JACOBY ELLSBURY EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 17 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE FIRST INNING.
NEW YORK SHORTSTOP DEREK JETER LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A SORE LEFT HAND.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 27, 2008 3:03 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
R. Cano Robinson Cano
3-5
5 RBI
 Boston
J. Ellsbury Jacoby Ellsbury
4-5, 1 HR
1 RBI