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Sox remain perfect
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Red Sox 7, Yankees 3
Jason Bay's three-run homer was his third against the Yankees this year. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Against the Yankees these days, nothing can slow the Red Sox -- not even a perfect storm of circumstances that left Boston without Kevin Youkilis, Jonathan Papelbon and Jacoby Ellsbury. Jason Bay homered early and Josh Beckett took it from there, keeping the Red Sox unbeaten against their historic rival this season.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (17-10)
Won 2
Boston 7, NY Yankees 3   NYY
NY Yankees (13-13)
Lost 3
May 5, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1   7 8 1
NY Yankees
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 10 1
Standings thru 5/5/09  |  Recap: BOS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .291
  Van Every, J, CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250
Pedroia, 2B 4 2 3 0 1 1 0 .321
Ortiz, D, DH 3 1 1 1 2 1 2 .225
Bay, LF 3 2 1 3 1 1 1 .322
Lowell, 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 7 .302
Drew, J, RF 4 1 0 0 1 2 4 .259
Bailey, 1B 3 0 0 1 1 2 1 .118
Varitek, C 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 .213
Green, N, SS 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .281
Totals 34 7 8 7 7 14 21  

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (9, Coke).
HR: Bay (7, 1st inning off Chamberlain, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Green, N; Ortiz, D; Ellsbury; Lowell; Bay 4; Pedroia 4.
RBI: Ortiz, D (14), Bay 3 (25), Varitek (11), Green, N (11), Bailey (4).
2-out RBI: Green, N; Bailey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell; Ortiz, D; Van Every, J 2; Varitek 2.
SF: Varitek.
GIDP: Bailey.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (15, 2nd base off Chamberlain/Molina, J), Bay (4, 2nd base off Albaladejo/Molina, J), Green, N (1, 2nd base off Ramirez, E/Molina, J).

FIELDING
E: Bailey (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Drew, J (Cabrera, Me at 3rd base).
DP: (Bailey-Green, N).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .279
Damon, LF 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 .281
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .198
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .282
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .336
Swisher, RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .289
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .344
Pena, R, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .278
Molina, J, C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .263
  a-Gardner, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231
Totals 36 3 10 3 1 8 13  

a-Struck out for Molina, J in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, Me 2 (2, Beckett, Beckett).
HR: Damon (6, 3rd inning off Beckett, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Teixeira; Matsui; Jeter 2; Damon 5; Molina, J; Cabrera, Me 5.
RBI: Damon 3 (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Molina, J 3.
GIDP: Pena, R.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Pena, R (1, fielding).
DP: (Chamberlain-Cano-Teixeira).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Beckett (W, 3-2) 6.0 10 3 3 1 5 1 6.75
Okajima (H, 4) 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.95
Saito 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain (L, 1-1) 5.2 6 4 4 2 12 1 3.77
Veras 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.62
Coke 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Albaladejo 0.2 1 2 0 1 0 0 6.92
Ramirez, E 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.06
Melancon 0.0 0 1 1 3 0 0 5.40
Robertson, D 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.15

Beckett pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Melancon pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

Game Scores: Beckett 44, Chamberlain 51.
IBB: Drew, J (by Albaladejo).
HBP: Bay (by Chamberlain), Bailey (by Albaladejo).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 108-72, Okajima 26-18, Saito 12-9, Chamberlain 108-65, Veras 6-4, Coke 11-8, Albaladejo 24-14, Ramirez, E 4-3, Melancon 22-8, Robertson, D 20-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Beckett 6-3, Okajima 1-2, Saito 2-0, Chamberlain 2-1, Veras 0-1, Coke 1-1, Albaladejo 2-1, Ramirez, E 0-0, Melancon 0-0, Robertson, D 1-1.
Batters faced: Beckett 28, Okajima 6, Saito 3, Chamberlain 25, Veras 2, Coke 3, Albaladejo 6, Ramirez, E 1, Melancon 3, Robertson, D 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Okajima 1-0, Ramirez, E 2-0, Robertson, D 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 3:47.
Att: 46,810.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009

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