NY Yankees 6, Boston 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 6 10 1
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 0
WP: M. Mussina (20-9) S: M. Rivera (39)
LP: D. Matsuzaka (18-3)
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 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: NY Yankees
- B. Gardner grounded out to first
- J. Damon flied out to right
- B. Abreu struck out looking

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

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to second
- D. Pedroia singled to deep left, D. Pedroia out at second
- D. Ortiz flied out to left

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

  Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez popped out to shortstop
- J. Giambi struck out swinging
- X. Nady flied out to deep left

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

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- K. Youkilis popped out to second
- J.D. Drew walked
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay grounded into fielder's choice, J.D. Drew out at second

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

  Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- R. Cano doubled to deep right
- C. Ransom struck out swinging
- J. Molina struck out swinging, R. Cano stole third
- B. Gardner grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- J. Lowrie flied out to center
- J. Varitek grounded out to shortstop
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to second

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

  Top 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon grounded out to shortstop
- B. Abreu walked
- B. Abreu stole second
- A. Rodriguez walked
- J. Giambi struck out swinging
- X. Nady homered to deep right, A. Rodriguez and B. Abreu scored
- R. Cano singled to center
- C. Ransom singled to left, R. Cano to second
- J. Molina grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to shortstop
- D. Ortiz singled to center, D. Pedroia to second
- K. Youkilis flied out to deep center, D. Pedroia to third
- J.D. Drew grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, D. Ortiz out at second

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

  Top 5th: NY Yankees
- J. Lopez relieved D. Matsuzaka
- B. Gardner struck out swinging
- J. Damon grounded out to shortstop
- B. Abreu walked
- B. Abreu to second on wild pitch
- A. Rodriguez singled to third, B. Abreu to third
- J. Giambi struck out looking

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

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay grounded out to second
- J. Lowrie struck out looking

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

  Top 6th: NY Yankees
- M. Delcarmen relieved J. Lopez
- X. Nady singled to right
- R. Cano grounded into fielder's choice, X. Nady out at second
- C. Ransom walked, R. Cano to second
- J. Molina grounded into double play third to second to first, C. Ransom out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- J. Varitek walked
- G. Kottaras ran for J. Varitek
- J. Ellsbury flied out to deep center
- D. Pedroia grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, G. Kottaras out at second

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

  Top 7th: NY Yankees
- D. Ross catching
- B. Gardner flied out to right center
- J. Damon grounded out to second
- B. Abreu flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- P. Coke relieved M. Mussina
- D. Ortiz grounded out to second
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging
- J.D. Drew struck out swinging

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

  Top 8th: NY Yankees
- J. Van Every in right field
- H. Okajima relieved M. Delcarmen
- A. Rodriguez struck out swinging
- J. Giambi popped out to third
- X. Nady struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- M. Cabrera in right field
- J. Miranda at first
- J. Chamberlain relieved P. Coke
- J. Bay walked
- M. Kotsay ground rule double to deep right, J. Bay to third
- B. Bruney relieved B. Bruney
- J. Lowrie struck out looking
- C. Carter hit for D. Ross
- C. Carter grounded out to second, J. Bay scored, M. Kotsay to third
- D. Marte relieved B. Bruney
- J. Ellsbury singled to left, M. Kotsay scored
- M. Rivera relieved D. Marte
- D. Pedroia struck out swinging

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

  Top 9th: NY Yankees
- K. Cash catching
- J. Papelbon relieved H. Okajima
- R. Cano singled to center
- C. Ransom singled to right center, R. Cano to third
- J. Molina hit sacrifice fly to deep right, R. Cano scored
- B. Gardner singled to center, C. Ransom to second
- J. Damon walked, C. Ransom to third, B. Gardner to second
- M. Cabrera grounded out to third, C. Ransom scored, B. Gardner to third, J. Damon to second
- A. Rodriguez singled to second, B. Gardner scored, J. Damon to third
- J. Miranda struck out swinging

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 6, Boston 2

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- D. Ortiz safe at first on shortstop C. Ransom's fielding error
- J. Bailey ran for D. Ortiz
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third, J. Bailey to second
- J. Van Every popped out to second
- J. Bay grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
NY Yankees 6, Boston 2
 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
X. Nady Xavier Nady
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
D. Pedroia Dustin Pedroia
2-4