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Sox at home in Bronx
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Red Sox 6, Yankees 4
Jonathan Papelbon sealed the win despite loading the bases in the ninth. (AP)
Playing their first game at the new Yankee Stadium, the Red Sox looked right at home, improving to 4-0 against New York this year thanks to 10 strikeouts from Jon Lester and a five-out save from Jonathan Papelbon. Jason Bay added much-needed insurance with a late homer.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (16-10)
Won 1
Boston 6, NY Yankees 4   NYY
NY Yankees (13-12)
Lost 2
May 4, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0   6 11 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0   4 9 2
Standings thru 5/4/09  |  Recap: BOS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 1 2 0 1 0 4 .287
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .305
Ortiz, D, DH 3 0 2 1 2 0 2 .222
Youkilis, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .393
  Bailey, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .143
Drew, J, RF 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 .273
Bay, LF 5 1 3 2 0 1 3 .321
Lowell, 3B 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 .307
Varitek, C 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .222
Green, N, SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
Totals 37 6 11 5 8 10 23  

BATTING
2B: Ortiz, D 2 (9, Hughes, P, Hughes, P), Ellsbury (4, Hughes, P).
HR: Lowell (6, 2nd inning off Hughes, P, 0 on, 0 out), Bay (6, 7th inning off Aceves, A, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 4; Ellsbury 3; Lowell 5; Bay 6; Drew, J; Pedroia.
RBI: Lowell 2 (26), Ortiz, D (13), Bay 2 (22).
2-out RBI: Lowell; Ortiz, D.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Varitek; Youkilis; Bailey; Ellsbury 2.
GIDP: Youkilis, Ortiz, D.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (14, 2nd base off Aceves, A/Molina, J).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .274
Damon, LF 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .272
Teixeira, 1B 5 2 2 2 0 2 3 .195
Swisher, RF 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 .300
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 1 2 4 .349
Posada, DH 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 .312
  a-Matsui, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .317
Molina, J, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .257
Berroa, 3B 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 .167
  b-Gardner, B, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .234
Totals 36 4 9 4 4 13 22  

a-Struck out for Posada in the 8th. b-Singled for Berroa in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Damon (5, 5th inning off Lester, 1 on, 2 out), Teixeira 2 (5, 5th inning off Lester, 0 on, 2 out; 8th inning off Ramirez, R, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Posada 2; Teixeira 8; Jeter; Damon 4; Gardner, B; Molina, J; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Damon 2 (12), Teixeira 2 (12).
2-out RBI: Damon 2; Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, J 3; Cano 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner, B (6, 3rd base off Papelbon/Varitek), Jeter (6, 2nd base off Papelbon/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Jeter (2, throw), Molina, J (1, throw).
PB: Molina, J (2).
DP: 2 (Berroa-Cano-Teixeira, Berroa-Teixeira).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lester (W, 2-2) 7.0 6 3 3 2 10 2 5.11
Ramirez, R (H, 4) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0.59
Papelbon (S, 7) 1.2 2 0 0 1 3 0 1.50
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hughes, P (L, 1-1) 4.0 7 4 3 4 2 1 2.70
Aceves, A 4.1 4 2 2 2 7 1 4.15
Ramirez, E 0.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 5.23
Coke 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.60

Game Scores: Lester , Hughes, P .
IBB: Ortiz, D (by Aceves, A).
HBP: Drew, J (by Aceves, A), Jeter (by Papelbon).
Pitches-strikes: Lester 111-76, Ramirez, R 10-4, Papelbon 32-20, Hughes, P 94-57, Aceves, A 70-46, Ramirez, E 13-4, Coke 6-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lester 5-4, Ramirez, R 1-0, Papelbon 0-1, Hughes, P 2-4, Aceves, A 4-0, Ramirez, E 0-0, Coke 0-1.
Batters faced: Lester 29, Ramirez, R 3, Papelbon 9, Hughes, P 22, Aceves, A 20, Ramirez, E 3, Coke 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Papelbon 1-0, Ramirez, E 1-0, Coke 3-0.
Ejections: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi ejected by HP umpire Jerry Meals (5th)
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 54 degrees, rain.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:48 (2:17 delay).
Att: 46,426.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009

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