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Red Sox 6, Yankees 5
Chien-Ming Wang (center) allowed nine baserunners and recorded eight outs. (AP)
The Yankees threatened to complete their Major League-best 21st comeback win, but the early damage caused by Chien-Ming Wang -- who lasted 2 2/3 innings -- proved too much to overcome. A critical part of the unfinished comeback, Mark Teixeira had four hits.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/09: BOS 7, NYY 0
  • Wed. 06/10: BOS 6, NYY 5
  • Thu. 06/11: BOS 4, NYY 3
NYY
NY Yankees (34-25)
Lost 2
Boston 6, NY Yankees 5   BOS
Boston (35-24)
Won 2
June 10, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0   5 11 1
Boston
1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 X   6 8 0
Standings thru 6/10/09  |  Recap: NYY | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Red Sox stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .295
Damon, LF 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .291
Teixeira, 1B 5 2 4 1 0 0 0 .296
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .231
  2-Pena, R, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Cano, 2B 5 0 0 1 0 2 4 .293
Posada, C 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .297
Matsui, DH 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 .253
Swisher, RF 2 0 1 0 2 1 1 .256
  1-Gardner, B, PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .293
Totals 36 5 11 5 5 7 20  

1-Ran for Swisher in the 8th. 2-Ran for Rodriguez, Al in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui (12, Wakefield), Teixeira 2 (17, Wakefield, Wakefield).
HR: Posada (9, 2nd inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 0 out), Damon (13, 7th inning off Ramirez, R, 0 on, 0 out), Teixeira (19, 7th inning off Ramirez, R, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Posada 5; Teixeira 9; Matsui 3; Damon 4; Swisher; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Posada (28), Cabrera, Me (24), Cano (35), Damon (35), Teixeira (52).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 2; Jeter; Damon 2; Posada.
SAC: Cabrera, Me.
Team RISP: 2-for-15.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pena, R (3, 2nd base off Papelbon/Kottaras).

FIELDING
E: Swisher (4, fielding).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .305
Drew, J, RF 2 2 1 0 3 0 1 .262
Youkilis, 1B 4 1 1 2 1 1 4 .350
Bay, LF 4 0 1 1 0 3 2 .278
Lowell, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .296
Ortiz, D, DH 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .196
Kotsay, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286
Green, N, SS 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .278
Kottaras, C 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .212
Totals 33 6 8 5 6 8 18  

BATTING
2B: Kottaras 2 (7, Wang, Aceves, A).
3B: Drew, J (2, Hughes, P).
HR: Lowell (10, 3rd inning off Wang, 0 on, 0 out), Youkilis (10, 4th inning off Hughes, P, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Lowell 4; Drew, J 3; Kottaras 4; Green, N; Youkilis 4; Kotsay; Bay.
RBI: Bay (56), Kottaras (6), Lowell (39), Youkilis 2 (37).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotsay 2; Bay; Kottaras; Youkilis.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Green, N-Youkilis).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wang (L, 0-4) 2.2 5 4 3 3 3 1 13.92
Hughes, P 3.2 2 2 2 2 5 1 5.26
Coke 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.13
Aceves, A 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.59
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wakefield (W, 8-3) 6.0 8 3 3 3 2 1 4.50
Ramirez, R (H, 8) 0.2 3 2 2 0 1 2 1.86
Okajima (H, 10) 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.42
Papelbon (S, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.08

Game Scores: Wang , Wakefield .
Balk: Hughes, P.
Pitches-strikes: Wang 69-39, Hughes, P 63-37, Coke 9-6, Aceves, A 17-9, Wakefield 88-52, Ramirez, R 22-14, Okajima 24-14, Papelbon 21-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wang 3-3, Hughes, P 3-2, Coke 1-1, Aceves, A 0-3, Wakefield 5-6, Ramirez, R 1-0, Okajima 1-0, Papelbon 1-1.
Batters faced: Wang 17, Hughes, P 15, Coke 2, Aceves, A 5, Wakefield 28, Ramirez, R 5, Okajima 5, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Hughes, P 1-0, Okajima 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 57 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:23.
Att: 38,121.
Venue: Fenway Park.
June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009

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