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Back-to-back losses
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Yankees 10, Red Sox 3
After hurling 5 1/3 innings, Tim Wakefield's record dropped to 6-8. (Jim Rogash/Getty)
Boston beat New York to the scoreboard, but a usually consistent Tim Wakefield was off his game, giving up six runs on eight hits. The Red Sox, who picked up RBIs from David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez and J.D. Drew, are now just one game ahead of the Yankees for second in the AL East.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 07/25: NYY 1, BOS 0
  • Sat. 07/26: NYY 10, BOS 3
  • Sun. 07/27: vs NYY, 8:05 PM ET
NYY
NY Yankees (58-45)
Won 8
NY Yankees 10, Boston 3   BOS
Boston (60-45)
Lost 2
July 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 1 2 0 4 0 3 0   10 13 1
Boston
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   3 6 0
Standings thru 7/26/08  |  Recap: NYY | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Red Sox stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH5112004.313
  a-Christian, PH-DH1000001.273
Jeter, SS6121024.285
Abreu, RF4122101.279
Rodriguez, A, 3B3121101.324
  Betemit, 3B0000000.250
Giambi, 1B4001125.252
  1-Sexson, PR-1B0000000.216
Cano, 2B4133100.270
Nady, LF3100103.327
Cabrera, CF5220022.250
Molina, C2210201.220
Totals371013107622 

a-Grounded out for Damon in the 9th.
1-Ran for Giambi in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jeter (22, Wakefield), Rodriguez, A (21, Wakefield), Cabrera (12, Wakefield), Abreu (25, Masterson), Cano (22, Hansen).
HR: Cano (9, 4th inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter 3; Abreu 3; Rodriguez, A 3; Cano 7; Cabrera 3; Molina.
RBI: Abreu 2 (66), Cano 3 (48), Damon 2 (40), Jeter (47), Rodriguez, A (62), Giambi (59).
2-out RBI: Abreu; Damon; Giambi; Cano 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Cabrera; Giambi 2; Jeter 2; Nady 2.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera (8, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash), Damon (15, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash).
CS: Cano (4, 2nd base by Wakefield/Cash), Nady (1, 2nd base by Lopez/Cash).

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, A (8, fielding).
DP: (Rodriguez, A-Cano-Giambi).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4100112.317
Youkilis, 1B4120100.313
Ortiz, DH4021023.257
Ramirez, M, LF4001005.298
Lowell, 3B3000111.285
Drew, RF4111013.287
Lowrie, SS2000210.286
Crisp, CF4000022.248
Cash, C4010021.235
Totals3336351017 

BATTING
HR: Drew (19, 6th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Youkilis 2; Ortiz 2; Drew 4; Cash.
RBI: Ortiz (44), Ramirez, M (63), Drew (58).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew; Ramirez, M.
GIDP: Ramirez, M.
Team LOB: 8.

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

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (W, 12-7)6.05313713.76
Veras 0.11001102.94
Marte (H, 16)0.10000103.45
Ramirez (H, 3)1.10001102.39
Robertson 1.00000001.46
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 6-8)5.18664313.94
Masterson 0.03110003.65
Lopez 1.20000102.72
Hansen 0.21333105.90
Timlin 1.11000105.72

Masterson pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Wakefield, Hansen.
HBP: Molina (by Wakefield), Nady (by Lopez), Rodriguez, A (by Hansen).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 110-67, Veras 14-6, Marte 4-4, Ramirez 22-14, Robertson 13-7, Wakefield 100-59, Masterson 14-8, Lopez 17-10, Hansen 32-13, Timlin 19-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 8-3, Veras 0-0, Marte 0-0, Ramirez 2-1, Robertson 2-1, Wakefield 6-6, Masterson 0-0, Lopez 2-0, Hansen 1-0, Timlin 3-0.
Batters faced: Pettitte 26, Veras 3, Marte 1, Ramirez 5, Robertson 3, Wakefield 28, Masterson 3, Lopez 4, Hansen 7, Timlin 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Marte 2-0, Ramirez 2-0, Masterson 2-2, Lopez 2-0, Timlin 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Eric Cooper. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:28.
Att: 37,225.
July 26, 2008

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