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Hughes can't help
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Red Sox 6, Yankees 4
Mark Teixeira watches his second homer of the game on Monday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Phil Hughes couldn't carry the success of his season debut to a meeting with the Red Sox, who chased the righty after four innings and shook off back-to-back homers by Johnny Damon and Mark Teixeira in the fifth inning. Teixeira added a second homer in the bottom of the eighth.
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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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