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Yankees 3, Red Sox 0
Robinson Cano produced the Yanks' first run on a solo homer in the sixth. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
CC Sabathia threw a brilliant one-hit performance against the Red Sox for his 19th victory, helping the Yanks lower their magic number to clinch the AL East to one. Robinson Cano's homer was the only run the Bombers needed.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (91-63)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 3, Boston 0   NYY
NY Yankees (99-56)
Won 4
September 26, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 1
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 X   3 7 0
Standings thru 9/26/09  |  Recap: BOS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .300
Pedroia, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .297
Martinez, V, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .301
Youkilis, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .303
Lowell, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .290
Ortiz, D, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .236
Baldelli, RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .259
  a-Drew, J, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
Lowrie, SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .153
  b-Kotchman, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
  Woodward, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
Anderson, LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .235
  c-Reddick, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .196
Totals 28 0 2 0 2 12 10  

a-Grounded out for Baldelli in the 8th. b-Struck out for Lowrie in the 8th. c-Struck out for Anderson in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Lowell; Martinez, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowrie; Ortiz, D; Lowell 2.
GIDP: Pedroia.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lowell (2, 2nd base off Sabathia/Molina, J).

FIELDING
E: Woodward (5, missed catch).
DP: (Martinez, V).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 3 0 2 0 1 1 3 .332
Damon, LF 4 0 1 2 1 0 3 .284
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .293
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .286
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .280
Swisher, RF 2 0 1 0 2 0 3 .249
  1-Gardner, B, PR-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279
Cano, 2B 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 .321
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .270
Molina, J, C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .216
Totals 30 3 7 3 7 5 32  

1-Ran for Swisher in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Cano (24, 6th inning off Matsuzaka, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano 4; Teixeira; Matsui; Jeter 2; Damon; Swisher.
RBI: Cano (80), Damon 2 (79).
2-out RBI: Damon 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Molina, J 3; Swisher 2; Teixeira.
Team RISP: 1-for-15.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (12, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Martinez, V), Gardner, B (24, 3rd base off Wagner, B/Martinez, V).

FIELDING
DP: (Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matsuzaka (L, 3-6) 7.0 6 1 1 5 3 1 6.08
Wagner, B 0.2 1 2 0 2 2 0 2.08
Bard 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.69
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 19-7) 7.0 1 0 0 2 8 0 3.21
Hughes, P (H, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.99
Rivera (S, 43) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.85

Game Scores: Matsuzaka , Sabathia .
WP: Wagner, B, Rivera.
HBP: Youkilis (by Sabathia), Youkilis (by Rivera), Jeter (by Matsuzaka), Cabrera, Me (by Wagner, B).
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 115-65, Wagner, B 35-17, Bard 4-3, Sabathia 96-57, Hughes, P 13-8, Rivera 20-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Matsuzaka 9-5, Wagner, B 0-0, Bard 1-0, Sabathia 6-4, Hughes, P 1-0, Rivera 1-0.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 32, Wagner, B 6, Bard 1, Sabathia 24, Hughes, P 3, Rivera 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Bard 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 63 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 3:07.
Att: 48,809.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
September 26, 2009
September 26, 2009

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