NY Yankees 6, Boston 2
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(89-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 2
NY Yankees 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 X 6 8 0
WP: A.J. Burnett (11-11)
LP: T. Wakefield (7-8)
(97-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- B. Gardner scored, D. Jeter to second on J. Saltalamacchia's throwing error
- D. Jeter scored on wild pitch
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- J. Posada homered to deep right, A. Rodriguez scored
Top 4th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right center
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez singled to shallow right center, D. Jeter scored, A. Rodriguez to second advancing on throw
Top 6th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter ground rule double to right, B. Laird scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 4 2 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 .322
C. Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .257
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302
D. Ortiz dh 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 .308
A. Gonzalez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .338
C. Jackson rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .244
M. Scutaro ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
J. Saltalamacchia c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .237
M. Aviles 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .259
 Totals 30 2 6 2 2 2 9 0 9  
 Batting
2B - M Scutaro (23, A Burnett).
HR - J Ellsbury 2 (30, 4th inning off A Burnett 0 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off A Burnett 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Ellsbury 2 (100).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Ellsbury 1, A Gonzalez 1.
GIDP - A Gonzalez 2.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
CS - J Ellsbury (15, 2nd base by A Burnett/R Martin).
 
 Fielding
E - C Crawford (3, field); J Saltalamacchia (6, throw).
PB - J Saltalamacchia.
DP - 1 (M Scutaro-A Gonzalez).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B. Gardner cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 .259
D. Jeter ss 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .300
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .278
J. Posada dh 3 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 .242
    E. Nunez pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
A. Jones lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .247
    G. Golson lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133
R. Martin c 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 .236
C. Dickerson rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .271
B. Laird 1b 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .188
R. Pena 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .108
 Totals 29 6 8 4 1 7 8 2 16  
 Batting
2B - D Jeter (24, M Albers).
HR - J Posada (14, 3rd inning off T Wakefield 1 on, 1 Out).
S - R Pena.
RBI - D Jeter (61), A Rodriguez (62), J Posada 2 (44).
2-out RBI - D Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rodriguez 1, C Dickerson 2.
GIDP - R Martin.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - B Gardner 2 (48, 2nd base off T Wakefield/J Saltalamacchia, 4th base off T Wakefield/J Saltalamacchia).
CS - R Martin (2, 2nd base by T Wakefield/J Saltalamacchia).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Pena-D Jeter-B Laird, B Laird-D Jeter-A Burnett).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 7-8) 4.0 5 5 3 5 4 1 1.36 5.12  
M. Albers 1.2 2 1 1 1 3 0 1.44 4.73  
S. Atchison 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.22 3.26  
A. Miller 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.82 5.54  
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A.J. Burnett (W, 11-11) 7.2 5 2 2 2 6 2 1.44 5.16  
D. Robertson 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.14 1.09  
WP - T Wakefield.
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 83-47; M Albers 39-26; S Atchison 10-7; A Miller 20-11; A Burnett 105-64; D Robertson 22-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 4-4; M Albers 1-1; S Atchison 1-1; A Miller 1-1; A Burnett 10-5; D Robertson 0-1.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 21; M Albers 8; S Atchison 4; A Miller 4; A Burnett 27; D Robertson 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Tim McClelland. 3B--Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, right to left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 26, 2011 3:19 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Ellsbury Jacoby Ellsbury
3-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Posada Jorge Posada
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI