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Pettitte's run ends
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Red Sox 7, Yankees 0
Andy Pettitte saw his ERA rise to 4.22 with Wednesday's effort. (Kathy Willens/AP)
The Yankees' sharpest pitcher since early June, Andy Pettitte was off his game in the opener of a four-game set with the Red Sox, allowing five earned runs on nine hits in 4 2/3 innings to take his first loss since May 17. The loss prompted a closed-door meeting led by manager Joe Girardi.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (51-37)
Won 1
Boston 7, NY Yankees 0   NYY
NY Yankees (45-41)
Lost 1
July 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
2 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0   7 11 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Standings thru 7/3/08  |  Recap: BOS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, LF5012010.266
Pedroia, 2B5110010.309
Drew, RF5120020.304
  Moss, RF0000000.277
Ramirez, DH3110111.279
Lowell, 3B2012100.300
Youkilis, 1B4120003.308
Crisp, CF3220102.276
Varitek, C3111101.218
Lugo, SS2001012.268
Totals327116469 

BATTING
2B: Ellsbury (9, Pettitte), Drew (15, Pettitte), Youkilis (23, Pettitte).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Pedroia; Drew 3; Ramirez; Lowell; Youkilis 3; Crisp 2; Varitek.
RBI: Lowell 2 (49), Ellsbury 2 (26), Lugo (19), Varitek (27).
2-out RBI: Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis; Crisp 2.
S: Lugo.
SF: Lugo; Lowell.
GIDP: Youkilis; Lugo.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (13, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada).
CS: Ellsbury (5, 3rd base by Pettitte/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Lowell-Pedroia-Youkilis 2, Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF3000112.317
Jeter, SS3010111.279
Abreu, RF4000003.281
Rodriguez, 3B4000012.316
Giambi, DH3000022.265
Posada, C3000010.287
Cano, 2B3020000.252
Betemit, 1B3000022.258
Cabrera, CF3020001.245
Totals290502813 

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (10, Lester).
TB: Jeter; Cano 2; Cabrera 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi; Damon.
GIDP: Jeter; Betemit; Abreu.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Jeter (7, throw).
DP: 2 (Pettitte-Cano-Betemit, Cano-Jeter-Betemit).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester (W, 7-3)9.05002803.21
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (L, 9-6)4.29653204.22
Giese 2.10000302.82
Hawkins 1.02111005.94
Robertson 1.00000101.80

Pitches-strikes: Lester 105-72, Pettitte 89-49, Giese 25-17, Hawkins 24-13, Robertson 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lester 12-7, Pettitte 8-3, Giese 1-3, Hawkins 3-0, Robertson 2-0.
Batters faced: Lester 31, Pettitte 24, Giese 7, Hawkins 5, Robertson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Giese 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Kerwin Danley. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 86 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 2:46.
Att: 54,677.

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