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Red Sox 6, Yankees 4
Alex Rodriguez hits a two-run double in the first inning. (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
Alex Rodriguez smacked a two-run double as part of a three-run first inning, but the Yankees managed little else vs. Josh Beckett and the Red Sox's bullpen. Johnny Damon injured his left shoulder tracking down a ball at the wall in the third.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (52-37)
Won 2
Boston 6, NY Yankees 4   NYY
NY Yankees (45-42)
Lost 2
July 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0   6 12 0
NY Yankees
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 6 1
Standings thru 7/4/08  |  Recap: BOS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, LF5130010.272
Pedroia, 2B4220000.311
Drew, RF4000115.300
Ramirez, DH3210211.280
Lowell, 3B4124013.303
Youkilis, 1B4022003.311
Crisp, CF3000103.272
Varitek, C4020022.223
Lugo, SS4000003.263
  Cora, SS0000000.273
Totals3561264620 

BATTING
2B: Lowell (20, Veras).
3B: Youkilis (3, Rasner).
HR: Lowell (13, 5th inning off Rasner, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury 3; Pedroia 2; Ramirez; Lowell 6; Youkilis 4; Varitek 2.
RBI: Lowell 4 (53), Youkilis 2 (53).
2-out RBI: Youkilis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis 2; Crisp; Lugo.
SF: Lowell.
GIDP: Lugo.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ellsbury (6, 2nd base by Rasner/Molina), Lugo (4, 2nd base by Ramirez/Molina), Youkilis (3, 2nd base by Veras/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Pedroia-Cora-Youkilis).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF1110000.319
  Gardner, LF3100122.077
Jeter, SS4021101.282
Abreu, RF4100105.277
Rodriguez, 3B4122004.319
Giambi, 1B2001101.263
Posada, DH3000111.281
Cano, 2B4000013.248
Cabrera, CF3010000.246
Molina, C2000103.230
  a-Betemit, PH1000000.256
Totals314646420 

a-Flied out for Molina in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (23, Beckett), Rodriguez (18, Beckett), Jeter (16, Papelbon).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter 3; Rodriguez 3; Cabrera.
RBI: Rodriguez 2 (49), Giambi (53), Jeter (36).
2-out RBI: Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina 2; Rodriguez 2; Abreu.
SF: Giambi.
GIDP: Cano.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez (7, throw).
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Giambi, Molina-Jeter).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 8-5)6.04332403.70
Okajima (H, 16)0.21002003.00
Delcarmen (H, 12)0.20001004.63
Lopez (H, 8)0.20000002.16
Papelbon (S, 25)1.01111002.19
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rasner (L, 4-7)5.010663214.94
Traber 1.00001005.06
Veras 1.02000102.63
Farnsworth 0.00000003.89
Ramirez 2.00000302.90

Farnsworth pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Cabrera (by Beckett), Pedroia (by Rasner).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 102-69, Okajima 27-14, Delcarmen 15-7, Lopez 1-1, Papelbon 27-17, Rasner 103-61, Traber 13-8, Veras 13-8, Farnsworth 6-3, Ramirez 25-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 6-8, Okajima 1-1, Delcarmen 1-1, Lopez 2-0, Papelbon 0-3, Rasner 7-5, Traber 3-0, Veras 0-1, Farnsworth 0-0, Ramirez 0-2.
Batters faced: Beckett 25, Okajima 5, Delcarmen 3, Lopez 1, Papelbon 5, Rasner 27, Traber 4, Veras 4, Farnsworth 1, Ramirez 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Delcarmen 3-0, Lopez 1-0, Ramirez 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:51 (1:28 delay).
Att: 55,130.

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