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Sabathia silences Sox
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Yankees 5, Red Sox 0
Derek Jeter belts a two-run homer in the eighth inning. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
CC Sabathia recorded a season-high nine strikeouts and yielded just two hits over 7 2/3 electric innings as the Yankees ran their winning streak to six games and increased their AL East lead to 5 1/2 games over their rivals.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (62-47)
Lost 5
NY Yankees 5, Boston 0   NYY
NY Yankees (68-42)
Won 6
August 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 8/8/09  |  Recap: BOS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .302
Pedroia, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .300
Martinez, V, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .288
Youkilis, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .309
Ortiz, D, DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .219
Lowell, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .296
Drew, J, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244
Kotchman, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .277
Green, N, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .232
Totals 30 0 4 0 2 11 12  

BATTING
TB: Ellsbury 2; Youkilis; Martinez, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz, D.
GIDP: Lowell.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Youkilis (4, fielding).
DP: 2 (Pedroia-Green, N-Kotchman, Lowell-Pedroia-Kotchman).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .312
Damon, LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .282
Teixeira, 1B 3 0 1 1 2 1 1 .284
Rodriguez, A, 3B 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 .258
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .263
Cano, 2B 4 1 3 0 0 0 3 .314
Swisher, RF 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .245
  Hairston, J, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Cabrera, Me, CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 .282
Molina, J, C 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 .254
Totals 30 5 9 5 7 3 22  

BATTING
2B: Damon (23, Buchholz), Cano (30, Buchholz).
HR: Jeter (12, 8th inning off Gonzalez, En, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano 4; Teixeira; Matsui; Damon 2; Jeter 4; Molina, J; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Teixeira (82), Molina, J (8), Swisher (56), Jeter 2 (47).
2-out RBI: Teixeira; Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A 2; Molina, J; Matsui 2; Cabrera, Me 2.
SAC: Swisher.
SF: Molina, J.
GIDP: Swisher, Jeter.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buchholz (L, 1-2) 6.0 6 2 2 5 3 0 5.33
Ramirez, R 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 0 2.42
Gonzalez, En 1.2 3 2 2 1 0 1 10.80
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 12-7) 7.2 2 0 0 2 9 0 3.76
Hughes, P (H, 12) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.56
Robertson, D 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.41

Game Scores: Buchholz 50, Sabathia 82.
IBB: Cabrera, Me (by Buchholz).
HBP: Rodriguez, A (by Ramirez, R).
Pitches-strikes: Buchholz 105-59, Ramirez, R 11-4, Gonzalez, En 43-25, Sabathia 123-81, Hughes, P 4-4, Robertson, D 21-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Buchholz 9-4, Ramirez, R 0-1, Gonzalez, En 4-1, Sabathia 6-4, Hughes, P 0-0, Robertson, D 0-2.
Batters faced: Buchholz 28, Ramirez, R 3, Gonzalez, En 9, Sabathia 26, Hughes, P 1, Robertson, D 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Gonzalez, En 2-1.
Ejections: Boston Red Sox pitcher Ramon Ramirez ejected by HP umpire Jim Joyce (7th)
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:28.
Att: 48,796.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
August 8, 2009
August 8, 2009

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