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Sunday, May 31, 1998, 1:37
, Yankee Stadium II
Attendance: 55,711, Time of Game: 3:45
Red Sox
13
31-22
 Won 2 
2nd, 7½ GB
at Yankees
7
37-13
 Lost 2 
1st
L: Andy Pettitte (6-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0 11   0  0  0   0  0  2   13 17  0
Yankees         0  0  0   1  0  3   3  0  0    7 14  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Darren Lewis CF 4 2 2 2 2 1 .297 .779 26 14 0.020 0.39 0.053 -0.033 0.9 2 0 CS
John Valentin 3B 4 2 3 0 2 0 .242 .727 28 12 0.096 0.49 0.096 0.000 2.3 1 1 2B
Nomar Garciaparra SS 6 1 3 3 0 0 .304 .837 17 10 0.152 0.72 0.181 -0.030 2.0 1 4 2B
Mo Vaughn 1B 5 0 1 3 1 1 .306 .929 26 14 0.035 0.42 0.063 -0.028 1.8 10 0 IW
Jim Leyritz DH 5 1 0 1 1 0 .298 .959 22 12 -0.012 0.40 0.013 -0.025 -1.6 IW
Troy O'Leary LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 .291 .882 13 10 -0.021 0.31 0.009 -0.030 -1.1 2 0
Lou Merloni 2B 5 2 2 1 0 0 .300 .828 15 13 0.042 0.26 0.055 -0.013 0.9 0 5
Darren Bragg RF 5 2 3 1 0 1 .262 .818 21 14 0.013 0.34 0.040 -0.027 1.7 2 0 2B
Jason Varitek C 5 2 2 2 0 0 .267 .709 15 10 0.064 0.25 0.068 -0.004 1.2 9 0 2B
Pedro Martinez P 0 1
   John Wasdin P 0 0
   Ron Mahay P 0 0
   Dennis Eckersley P 0 0
   Rich Garces P 0 0
Team Totals 44 13 17 13 6 4 .386 .937 183 109 0.389 0.41 0.578 -0.190 8.1 27 11
2B: J Varitek (6, off D Holmes); N Garciaparra (6, off A Pettitte); J Valentin (14, off T Erdos); D Bragg (12, off T Erdos).
IBB: M Vaughn (5, by T Erdos); J Leyritz (1, by G Lloyd).
TB: N Garciaparra 4; D Bragg 4; J Valentin 4; J Varitek 3; D Lewis 2; L Merloni 2; M Vaughn; T O'Leary.
RBI: N Garciaparra 3 (30); M Vaughn 3 (38); D Lewis 2 (16); J Varitek 2 (11); D Bragg (18); L Merloni (8); J Leyritz (19).
2-out RBI: J Varitek 2; M Vaughn 2; D Bragg; N Garciaparra; L Merloni.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 8 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Merloni-N Garciaparra-M Vaughn.
Baserunning
CS: D Lewis (5, 2nd base by J Nelson/J Posada).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Knoblauch 2B 5 0 2 0 0 1 .276 .801 22 14 0.014 0.33 0.040 -0.026 0.2 5 4 2·2B
Derek Jeter SS 5 1 2 0 0 2 .329 .884 13 10 -0.040 0.39 0.010 -0.050 0.0 1 2 SB
Paul O'Neill RF 4 1 1 1 1 1 .319 .843 19 13 -0.022 0.33 0.015 -0.036 -0.1 4 0
Tino Martinez 1B 4 1 0 0 1 1 .306 .906 23 12 -0.019 0.42 0.024 -0.042 -0.5 9 0
Bernie Williams CF 5 1 4 0 0 0 .352 1.040 30 21 0.088 0.50 0.090 -0.001 1.7 1 0 SB
Darryl Strawberry DH 3 0 1 0 0 1 .262 .947 17 11 -0.036 0.44 0.001 -0.037 -0.3
   Tim Raines PH 1 0 0 1 1 0 .310 .838 13 8 0.061 0.91 0.066 -0.005 0.6
Chad Curtis LF 4 1 2 1 1 1 .278 .834 22 12 0.062 0.75 0.099 -0.037 0.9 2 0
Scott Brosius 3B 5 1 1 1 0 1 .333 .863 15 13 -0.083 0.70 0.003 -0.086 -0.8 1 3
Joe Girardi C 3 1 1 3 0 0 .247 .612 20 12 0.005 0.07 0.009 -0.004 2.0 4 0 HR
   Jorge Posada PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .802 3 2 -0.143 3.09 0.000 -0.143 -1.6 0 1 GDP
Andy Pettitte P 0 0
   Darren Holmes P 0 0
   Jeff Nelson P 0 0
   Graeme Lloyd P 0 0
   Todd Erdos P 0 0
Team Totals 40 7 14 7 4 8 .350 .884 197 128 -0.113 0.53 0.357 -0.467 2.1 27 10
2B: C Knoblauch 2 (11, 1 off D Eckersley, 1 off P Martinez).
HR: J Girardi (1, off P Martinez; 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: B Williams 4; J Girardi 4; C Knoblauch 4; C Curtis 2; D Jeter 2; P O'Neill; S Brosius; D Strawberry.
GIDP: J Posada (4).
RBI: J Girardi 3 (12); C Curtis (26); T Raines (20); P O'Neill (43); S Brosius (30).
2-out RBI: J Girardi 3; S Brosius.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 7 for 17.
Baserunning
SB: B Williams (10, 2nd base off P Martinez/J Varitek); D Jeter (14, 2nd base off J Wasdin/J Varitek).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pedro Martinez, W (6-1) 5.2 8 4 4 2 6 1 2.63 27 130 83 48 14 21 8 11 7 0 41 0.101 0.29 -0.8
John Wasdin 0.1 2 2 2 0 1 0 6.28 3 9 7 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.022 0.21 -1.3
Ron Mahay 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.73 2 9 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 -0.066 0.73 -1.5
Dennis Eckersley 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 6.75 8 25 18 9 1 8 5 1 1 0 3 2 0.095 1.69 0.9
Rich Garces 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 4 24 16 9 1 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.004 0.11 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 7 7 4 8 1 7.00 44 197 128 70 20 38 16 16 11 0 41 4 2 0.112 0.53 -2.1
J Wasdin faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
R Mahay faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Andy Pettitte, L (6-5) 2.2 6 8 8 2 4 0 4.88 17 70 37 20 3 14 5 6 3 0 16 -0.328 1.02 -4.8
Darren Holmes 4.1 4 3 3 2 0 0 4.57 19 69 43 30 2 11 6 11 3 0 2 2 -0.057 0.06 -2.3
Jeff Nelson 0.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.88 3 7 6 4 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 -0.006 0.17 -0.4
Graeme Lloyd 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.03 3 12 7 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.015 0.37 1.0
Todd Erdos 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 9.00 8 25 16 11 1 4 2 5 4 0 0 0 -0.013 0.08 -1.5
Team Totals 9 17 13 13 6 4 0 13.00 50 183 109 70 7 32 16 24 12 0 16 4 2 -0.389 0.41 -8.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: G Lloyd (1; J Leyritz); T Erdos (1; M Vaughn).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Al Clark, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Ted Barrett.
Time of Game: 3:45.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 6mph from Left to Right, Overcast, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR BOS N. Garciaparra A. Pettitte 17% 77% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Varitek Scores; Lewis Scores; Valentin to 3B
b7 7-11 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO NYY J. Posada D. Eckersley 14% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b7 6-11 0 123 4,(1-2)  R NYY C. Curtis D. Eckersley -10% 74% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Martinez Scores; Williams to 3B; Raines to 2B
b7 7-11 0 123 4,(0-2)  O NYY S. Brosius D. Eckersley 8% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b7 5-11 0 123 6,(3-2)  R NYY T. Raines D. Eckersley -7% 83% Walk; O'Neill Scores; Martinez to 3B; Williams to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O BOS D. Lewis A. Pettitte -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Valentin A. Pettitte 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O BOS N. Garciaparra A. Pettitte -3% 47% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS M. Vaughn A. Pettitte -2% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY C. Knoblauch P. Martinez 2% 47% Groundout: P-2B-1B (SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYY D. Jeter P. Martinez 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O NYY P. O'Neill P. Martinez 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Leyritz A. Pettitte -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS T. O'Leary A. Pettitte -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS L. Merloni A. Pettitte -1% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY T. Martinez P. Martinez 2% 47% Foul Popfly: C
b2 0-0 1 --- 9,(2-2)  NYY B. Williams P. Martinez -3% 45% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYY D. Strawberry P. Martinez -2% 43% Williams Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  O NYY D. Strawberry P. Martinez 4% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O NYY C. Curtis P. Martinez 3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Andy Pettitte facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Bragg A. Pettitte -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  BOS J. Varitek A. Pettitte 3% 50% Single to RF (Pop Fly to Short RF Line)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  BOS D. Lewis A. Pettitte 4% 54% Walk; Varitek to 2B
t3 0-0 1 12- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Valentin A. Pettitte 6% 60% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Varitek to 3B; Lewis to 2B
t3 0-0 1 123 2,(1-0)  RR BOS N. Garciaparra A. Pettitte 17% 77% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Varitek Scores; Lewis Scores; Valentin to 3B
t3 2-0 1 -23 4,(2-1)  R BOS M. Vaughn A. Pettitte 5% 83% Fielder's Choice 2B; Valentin Scores; Garciaparra to 3B
t3 3-0 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  RO BOS J. Leyritz A. Pettitte 1% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Garciaparra Scores
t3 4-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  BOS T. O'Leary A. Pettitte 1% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive); Leyritz to 2B
t3 4-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  R BOS L. Merloni A. Pettitte 5% 90% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Leyritz Scores; O'Leary to 3B
t3 5-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  R BOS D. Bragg A. Pettitte 3% 93% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); O'Leary Scores; Merloni to 2B
Darren Holmes replaces Andy Pettitte pitching
t3 6-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RR BOS J. Varitek D. Holmes 4% 97% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Merloni Scores; Bragg Scores
t3 8-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  BOS D. Lewis D. Holmes 0% 97% Walk
t3 8-0 2 12- 7,(3-2)  BOS J. Valentin D. Holmes 0% 97% Walk; Varitek to 3B; Lewis to 2B
t3 8-0 2 123 5,(2-2)  R BOS N. Garciaparra D. Holmes 1% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Varitek Scores; Lewis to 3B; Valentin to 2B
t3 9-0 2 123 5,(2-2)  RR BOS M. Vaughn D. Holmes 1% 99% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Lewis Scores; Valentin Scores; Garciaparra to 3B
t3 11-0 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O BOS J. Leyritz D. Holmes 0% 99% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
11 runs, 9 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-11, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 8-9-1
b3 0-11 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYY S. Brosius P. Martinez 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b3 0-11 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY J. Girardi P. Martinez 0% 99% Flyball: CF
b3 0-11 2 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY C. Knoblauch P. Martinez -0% 99% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b3 0-11 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  NYY D. Jeter P. Martinez -0% 99% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Knoblauch to 3B
b3 0-11 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O NYY P. O'Neill P. Martinez 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 11-0, Yankees' Darren Holmes facing 6-7-8
t4 11-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS T. O'Leary D. Holmes 0% 99% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t4 11-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS L. Merloni D. Holmes 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 11-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS D. Bragg D. Holmes 0% 99% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t4 11-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Varitek D. Holmes 0% 99% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-11, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 4-5-6
b4 0-11 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O NYY T. Martinez P. Martinez 0% 100% Lineout: CF
b4 0-11 1 --- 5,(2-2)  NYY B. Williams P. Martinez -0% 99% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b4 0-11 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYY D. Strawberry P. Martinez 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Williams to 2B
b4 0-11 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  NYY C. Curtis P. Martinez -0% 99% Single to SS (Line Drive to Deep SS); Williams to 3B
b4 0-11 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R NYY S. Brosius P. Martinez -0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Williams Scores; Curtis to 2B
b4 1-11 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O NYY J. Girardi P. Martinez 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 11-1, Yankees' Darren Holmes facing 1-2-3
t5 11-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Lewis D. Holmes -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t5 11-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Valentin D. Holmes -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 11-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS N. Garciaparra D. Holmes -0% 99% Popfly: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-11, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 1-2-3
b5 1-11 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY C. Knoblauch P. Martinez 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b5 1-11 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYY D. Jeter P. Martinez 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-11 2 --- 6,(3-2)  NYY P. O'Neill P. Martinez -0% 100% Walk
b5 1-11 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O NYY T. Martinez P. Martinez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 11-1, Yankees' Darren Holmes facing 4-5-6
t6 11-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Vaughn D. Holmes -0% 100% Popfly: 3B (Short LF)
t6 11-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS J. Leyritz D. Holmes -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
t6 11-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS T. O'Leary D. Holmes -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-11, Red Sox' Pedro Martinez facing 5-6-7
b6 1-11 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYY B. Williams P. Martinez 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b6 1-11 1 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY D. Strawberry P. Martinez -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b6 1-11 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYY C. Curtis P. Martinez -0% 99% Walk; Strawberry to 2B
b6 1-11 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O NYY S. Brosius P. Martinez 0% 100% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Curtis to 2B
b6 1-11 2 12- 9,(3-2)  RRR NYY J. Girardi P. Martinez -1% 99% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Curtis Scores; Brosius Scores
John Wasdin replaces Pedro Martinez pitching
b6 4-11 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYY C. Knoblauch J. Wasdin 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 11-4, Yankees' Darren Holmes facing 7-8-9
t7 11-4 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O BOS L. Merloni D. Holmes -0% 99% Lineout: LF
t7 11-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Bragg D. Holmes -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 11-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Varitek D. Holmes -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 4-11, Red Sox' John Wasdin facing 2-3-4
b7 4-11 0 --- 1,(0-0)  NYY D. Jeter J. Wasdin -1% 98% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
b7 4-11 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  NYY P. O'Neill J. Wasdin -0% 98% Jeter Steals 2B
b7 4-11 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  R NYY P. O'Neill J. Wasdin -1% 96% Single to CF (Line Drive); Jeter Scores
Ron Mahay replaces John Wasdin pitching
b7 5-11 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYY T. Martinez R. Mahay -2% 94% Walk; O'Neill to 2B
b7 5-11 0 12- 4,(1-2)  NYY B. Williams R. Mahay -4% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive); O'Neill to 3B; Martinez to 2B
Dennis Eckersley replaces Ron Mahay pitching
Tim Raines pinch hits for Darryl Strawberry (DH) batting 6th
b7 5-11 0 123 6,(3-2)  R NYY T. Raines D. Eckersley -7% 83% Walk; O'Neill Scores; Martinez to 3B; Williams to 2B
b7 6-11 0 123 4,(1-2)  R NYY C. Curtis D. Eckersley -10% 74% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Martinez Scores; Williams to 3B; Raines to 2B
b7 7-11 0 123 4,(0-2)  O NYY S. Brosius D. Eckersley 8% 82% Strikeout Swinging
Jorge Posada pinch hits for Joe Girardi (C) batting 9th
b7 7-11 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO NYY J. Posada D. Eckersley 14% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 7.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 11-7, Yankees' Jeff Nelson facing 1-2-3
Jeff Nelson replaces Darren Holmes pitching
Jorge Posada moves from PH to C
t8 11-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS D. Lewis J. Nelson 1% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t8 11-7 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Valentin J. Nelson -1% 96% Lewis Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t8 11-7 1 --- 4,(1-2)  BOS J. Valentin J. Nelson 0% 96% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t8 11-7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  BOS N. Garciaparra J. Nelson 1% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Valentin to 2B
Graeme Lloyd replaces Jeff Nelson pitching
t8 11-7 1 12- 6,(1-2)  O BOS M. Vaughn G. Lloyd -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Valentin to 3B; Garciaparra to 2B
t8 11-7 2 -23 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Leyritz G. Lloyd 0% 96% Intentional Walk
t8 11-7 2 123 2,(0-1)  O BOS T. O'Leary G. Lloyd -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 7-11, Red Sox' Dennis Eckersley facing 1-2-3
b8 7-11 0 --- 4,(1-2)  NYY C. Knoblauch D. Eckersley -4% 91% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b8 7-11 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O NYY D. Jeter D. Eckersley 3% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b8 7-11 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O NYY P. O'Neill D. Eckersley 2% 97% Groundout: SS-1B; Knoblauch to 3B
b8 7-11 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O NYY T. Martinez D. Eckersley 2% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 11, Yankees 7.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 11-7, Yankees' Todd Erdos facing 7-8-9
Todd Erdos replaces Graeme Lloyd pitching
t9 11-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BOS L. Merloni T. Erdos 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
t9 11-7 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  BOS D. Bragg T. Erdos 1% 99% Double to RF (Line Drive); Merloni to 3B
t9 11-7 0 -23 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Varitek T. Erdos -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 11-7 1 -23 1,(0-0)  RR BOS D. Lewis T. Erdos 1% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Merloni Scores; Bragg Scores
t9 13-7 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Valentin T. Erdos 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive); Lewis to 3B
t9 13-7 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O BOS N. Garciaparra T. Erdos -0% 100% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t9 13-7 2 -23 4,(3-0)  BOS M. Vaughn T. Erdos 0% 100% Intentional Walk
t9 13-7 2 123 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Leyritz T. Erdos -0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 13, Yankees 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 7-13, Red Sox' Rich Garces facing 5-6-7
Rich Garces replaces Dennis Eckersley pitching
b9 7-13 0 --- 7,(3-2)  NYY B. Williams R. Garces -0% 99% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
b9 7-13 0 1-- 7,(1-2)  O NYY T. Raines R. Garces 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 7-13 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O NYY C. Curtis R. Garces 0% 100% Lineout: RF
b9 7-13 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYY S. Brosius R. Garces 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Williams to 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 13, Yankees 7.

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