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Offense surges
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Yankees 20, Red Sox 11
Hideki Matsui hits the first of his two home runs on Friday. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)
Hideki Matsui blasted a pair of three-run homers and drove in a career-high seven runs while Alex Rodriguez went 4-for-4 as the Yankees erupted for 23 hits en route to a lopsided victory over their archrivals at Fenway Park.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 08/21: NYY 20, BOS 11
  • Sat. 08/22: BOS 14, NYY 1
  • Sun. 08/23: NYY 8, BOS 4
NYY
NY Yankees (77-45)
Won 3
NY Yankees 20, Boston 11   BOS
Boston (69-52)
Lost 1
August 21, 2009
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NY Yankees
2 4 0 0 6 3 1 0 4   20 23 1
Boston
1 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 4   11 12 1
Standings thru 8/21/09  |  Recap: NYY | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Red Sox stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 6 3 3 2 0 0 1 .333
Damon, LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284
  Hinske, LF 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .257
Teixeira, 1B 5 3 3 3 1 0 2 .286
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 2 4 1 1 0 0 .263
  a-Hairston, J, PH-3B 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .257
Matsui, DH 6 2 2 7 0 1 6 .266
Posada, C 5 2 2 2 1 1 0 .275
Cano, 2B 6 2 1 1 0 0 4 .311
Swisher, RF 6 1 2 1 0 2 1 .246
Cabrera, Me, CF 6 2 4 2 0 0 0 .273
Totals 49 20 23 20 5 5 16  

a-Walked for Rodriguez, Al in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jeter (22, Penny), Hinske 2 (12, Penny, Ramirez, R), Teixeira (34, Penny), Cano (34, Bowden), Posada (21, Bowden), Cabrera, Me (21, Bowden), Swisher (24, Ramirez, R).
3B: Rodriguez, Al (1, Delcarmen).
HR: Matsui 2 (21, 5th inning off Bowden, 2 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Ramirez, R, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Posada 3; Cano 2; Teixeira 4; Matsui 8; Jeter 4; Hinske 4; Rodriguez, Al 6; Swisher 3; Cabrera, Me 5.
RBI: Posada 2 (57), Hinske (21), Teixeira 3 (92), Rodriguez, Al (65), Matsui 7 (66), Cano (61), Cabrera, Me 2 (48), Jeter 2 (56), Swisher (65).
2-out RBI: Posada 2; Teixeira; Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Matsui 2; Teixeira.
GIDP: Cano.
Team RISP: 15-for-25.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Cano (7, throw).
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 2 1 2 1 1 1 .300
Pedroia, 2B 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 .296
Martinez, V, C 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 .289
  Varitek, C 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .225
Youkilis, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .304
  Kotchman, 1B 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .277
Bay, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
  Green, N, LF 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 .230
Ortiz, D, DH 4 2 2 2 1 0 3 .227
Lowell, 3B 5 2 3 2 0 1 4 .301
Drew, J, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259
  a-Baldelli, PH-RF 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 .265
Gonzalez, Al, SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .210
Totals 37 11 12 10 5 5 17  

a-Doubled for Drew, J in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Pedroia 2 (36, Pettitte, Pettitte), Baldelli (4, Pettitte), Ortiz, D (26, Mitre).
HR: Varitek (14, 9th inning off Mitre, 0 on, 1 out), Lowell (15, 9th inning off Mitre, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kotchman; Ellsbury; Ortiz, D 3; Lowell 6; Baldelli 2; Pedroia 4; Green, N; Varitek 4.
RBI: Martinez, V (82), Ellsbury 2 (43), Pedroia (53), Ortiz, D 2 (72), Baldelli (18), Varitek (46), Lowell 2 (62).
2-out RBI: Ellsbury 2; Pedroia; Ortiz, D; Lowell 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez, V; Ellsbury; Lowell 2.
SF: Martinez, V.
GIDP: Gonzalez, Al.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (54, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Green, N (15, fielding).
Outfield assists: Bay (Rodriguez, Al at 2nd base), Baldelli (Cabrera, Me at 2nd base).
DP: (Pedroia-Gonzalez, Al-Youkilis).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 10-6) 5.0 7 7 5 2 4 0 4.25
Bruney 1.1 1 0 0 3 0 0 4.67
Marte 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 13.50
Mitre 2.0 4 4 4 0 0 2 6.82
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny (L, 7-8) 4.0 10 8 8 1 4 0 5.61
Bowden 2.0 8 7 7 3 0 1 15.75
Delcarmen 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.47
Saito 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.86
Ramirez, R 1.0 4 4 3 1 0 1 2.67

Pettitte pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Penny pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

Game Scores: Pettitte , Penny .
WP: Penny 2, Bowden 2.
HBP: Kotchman (by Bruney), Baldelli (by Mitre).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 105-64, Bruney 37-14, Marte 6-5, Mitre 33-17, Penny 89-57, Bowden 63-32, Delcarmen 8-5, Saito 11-7, Ramirez, R 24-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 4-4, Bruney 1-1, Marte 0-1, Mitre 5-1, Penny 4-3, Bowden 3-2, Delcarmen 2-0, Saito 1-1, Ramirez, R 1-1.
Batters faced: Pettitte 24, Bruney 8, Marte 2, Mitre 11, Penny 22, Bowden 17, Delcarmen 4, Saito 3, Ramirez, R 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Bruney 2-2, Marte 3-0, Bowden 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 3:57.
Att: 37,869.
Venue: Fenway Park.
August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009

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