NY Yankees 4, Boston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(91-64)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
NY Yankees 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 X 4 10 1
WP: A. Pettitte (14-7) S: M. Rivera (43)
LP: P. Byrd (1-3)
(100-56)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to pitcher, J. Bay scored, K. Youkilis to third, D. Ortiz to second
Top 3rd: Boston
- M. Lowell grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Bay scored, K. Youkilis to third, D. Ortiz out at second
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- M. Cabrera homered to deep right
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui singled to right, M. Teixeira and A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .299
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295
J. Bay lf 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
K. Youkilis 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .303
D. Ortiz dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .235
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .290
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .271
J. Varitek c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .209
    V. Martinez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301
    B. Anderson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
A. Gonzalez ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .288
    C. Kotchman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
 Totals 34 2 8 1 0 3 6 0 10  
 Batting
2B - J Bay (28, A Pettitte).
RBI - M Lowell (75).
2-out RBI - M Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Ellsbury 2, J Drew 3.
GIDP - M Lowell, A Gonzalez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Ellsbury.
DP - 1 (J Ellsbury-P Byrd-D Pedroia).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
B. Gardner cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
M. Teixeira 1b 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .294
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .285
H. Matsui dh 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .280
N. Swisher rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250
R. Cano 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .321
M. Cabrera lf 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .273
J. Molina c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211
 Totals 31 4 10 4 2 1 1 0 6  
 Batting
2B - N Swisher (34, P Byrd).
HR - M Teixeira (38, 8th inning off D Bard 0 on, 0 Out), M Cabrera (13, 3rd inning off P Byrd 0 on, 0 Out).
S - B Gardner.
RBI - M Teixeira (120), H Matsui 2 (90), M Cabrera (67).
2-out RBI - H Matsui 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rodriguez 1, R Cano 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - R Cano (7, 2nd base by P Byrd/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - R Cano (12, field).
DP - 2 (A Rodriguez-R Cano-M Teixeira, D Jeter-R Cano-M Teixeira).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
P. Byrd (L, 1-3) 5.2 7 3 3 0 1 1 1.77 5.81  
T. Saito (BS, 2) 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.34 2.35  
R. Ramirez 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.34 2.97  
D. Bard 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.30 3.80  
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A. Pettitte (W, 14-7) 6.0 7 2 2 3 4 0 1.36 4.11  
B. Bruney (H, 14) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.55 4.17  
P. Coke (H, 21) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.08 4.68  
M. Rivera (S, 43) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.92 1.82  
WP - T Saito, A Pettitte.
Pitches-strikes - P Byrd 91-65; T Saito 19-11; R Ramirez 17-10; D Bard 19-10; A Pettitte 98-63; B Bruney 21-14; P Coke 5-3; M Rivera 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Byrd 9-6; T Saito 0-1; R Ramirez 1-2; D Bard 1-3; A Pettitte 7-3; B Bruney 2-2; P Coke 0-0; M Rivera 3-2.
Batters faced - P Byrd 22; T Saito 3; R Ramirez 4; D Bard 4; A Pettitte 26; B Bruney 5; P Coke 1; M Rivera 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chad Fairchild. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.

Updated on Monday, Sep 28, 2009 3:59 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Bay Jason Bay
2-4
 NY Yankees
M. Cabrera Melky Cabrera
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI