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Box > Boston 7, NY Yankees 2
Sox take bite out of Big Apple
David Ortiz blasted two tape-measure home runs, Edgar Renteria added four hits, including a solo shot to left field, Manny Ramirez went 4-for-5 and David Wells allowed just two runs and six hits in 8 1/3 sparkling innings.
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David Ortiz launches his second home run of the night, a solo shot to center field. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
Deter Jeter and Gary Sheffield each launched first-inning solo home runs, but that's all the offense New York could muster. Starter Mike Mussina lasted just three innings, yielding five runs and seven hits. The loss dropped the Yankees into a third-place tie with the Blue Jays.
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 Ortiz's two-run dinger
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BOS
Boston (27-22)
Won 2
Boston 7, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (27-23)
Lost 2
May 29, 2005
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Boston
2 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0   7 14 1
NY Yankees
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 1
Standings through 5/29/05  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Yankees Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5120012.346
Renteria, SS5341001.295
Ortiz, DH5244000.295
Ramirez, M, LF5131012.253
Nixon, RF3011101.316
Millar, 1B4000015.243
Olerud, 1B1000011.429
Mueller, 3B4000103.281
Shoppach, C4000012.000
Bellhorn, 2B3000100.236
Totals3971473517 

BATTING
2B: Nixon (8, Mussina).
HR: Ortiz 2 (12, 1st inning off Mussina, 1 on, 1 out; 3rd inning off Mussina, 0 on, 0 out), Renteria (4, 3rd inning off Mussina, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 2; Renteria 7; Ortiz 10; Ramirez, M 3; Nixon 2.
RBI: Ortiz 4 (38), Renteria (20), Nixon (32), Ramirez, M (40).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M; Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shoppach; Millar 2; Ramirez, M.
GIDP: Damon; Renteria; Mueller.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Wells (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Renteria-Bellhorn-Millar 2).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4111000.303
Womack, LF3000011.271
a-Sierra, R, PH1000000.212
Sheffield, RF4131010.326
Rodriguez, A, 3B4010002.330
Posada, C4000002.290
Matsui, DH3000000.260
Williams, CF3010000.241
Johnson, 1B3000001.143
Sanchez, 2B3000001.294
Totals32262027 

a-Grounded out for Womack in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Williams (7, Wells).
HR: Jeter (5, 1st inning off Wells, 0 on, 0 out), Sheffield (9, 1st inning off Wells, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter 4; Sheffield 6; Rodriguez, A; Williams 2.
RBI: Jeter (20), Sheffield (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sanchez.
GIDP: Posada; Womack.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, A (8, fielding).
DP: 3 (Jeter-Sanchez-Johnson, Wang-Sanchez-Johnson, Sanchez-Jeter-Johnson).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells (W, 3-4)8.16220225.96
Foulke 0.20000006.46
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (L, 5-3)3.07552233.90
Wang 4.26221204.06
Stanton 0.01000007.36
Sturtze 1.10000103.13

Stanton pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Nixon (by Sturtze).
Pitches-strikes: Wells 95-68, Foulke 5-3, Mussina 83-50, Wang 73-44, Stanton 7-5, Sturtze 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wells 11-12, Foulke 0-2, Mussina 4-3, Wang 8-4, Stanton 0-0, Sturtze 3-0.
Batters faced: Wells 30, Foulke 2, Mussina 17, Wang 21, Stanton 1, Sturtze 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Foulke 1-0, Stanton 2-1, Sturtze 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Bruce Froemming. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 3:12.
Att: 55,235.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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