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Box > Boston 11, NY Yankees 10
Red Sox outslug Yankees
New York and Boston engaged in a long, strange, fracas-filled marathon as the Yanks dropped a heartbreaker.
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Jason Varitek (left) shoves Alex Rodriguez in the face during the third inning. (Winslow Townson/AP)
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Bill Mueller hit a two-run, walk-off homer off Yankees closer Mariano Rivera in the bottom of the ninth.
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A-Rod: Intense rivalry
A-Rod: Players lost their cool
Torre: Another classic
The third-inning fracas, NYY call
Mueller's walk-off homer
Wilson's two-run single
Sierra's homer
Cairo's RBI single
Matsui's two-run double
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Varitek on the fracas
Boston wins
Mueller on his homer
The third-inning fracas, BOS call
Varitek: Fight not good for baseball
Kapler: Draining game
Arroyo: Not trying to hit A-Rod
Nomar's two-run single
Millar knocks in Nomar

NY Yankees (61-35)
Lost 1
Boston 11, NY Yankees 10  
Boston (53-44)
Won 1
Standings through 7/24/04  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Williams, CF6220002.254
Jeter, SS4110103.274
Sheffield, RF4001114.294
Rodriguez, 3B1100000.278
1-Wilson, PR-2B3122003.219
Posada, C4220101.276
Matsui, LF5133023.288
Sierra, R, DH5111004.280
Clark, 1B5001023.235
Cairo, 2B-3B5111023.292
Totals42101293726 


1-Ran for Rodriguez in the 3rd.

BATTING
2B: Matsui 2 (18, Arroyo, Arroyo), Williams (16, Arroyo), Posada (24, Arroyo).
HR: Sierra, R (13, 7th inning off Malaska, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Williams 3; Jeter; Wilson 2; Posada 3; Matsui 5; Sierra, R 4; Cairo.
RBI: Matsui 3 (63), Clark (33), Cairo (23), Sheffield (70), Wilson 2 (29), Sierra, R (40).
2-out RBI: Cairo, Sheffield, Wilson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cairo, Matsui 2, Wilson 2.
GIDP: Sheffield.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Sheffield (Damon at 2nd base).
DP: (Padilla-Posada-Clark).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5022010.305
Varitek, C1000000.276
Mirabelli, C4000023.287
Ortiz, DH3110201.305
Ramirez, LF4111112.328
Garciaparra, SS5232013.324
Nixon, RF3110201.273
Millar, 1B5241011.291
1-McCarty, PR0100000.237
Mueller, 3B4223004.269
Bellhorn, 2B4112004.259
Totals381115115619 


1-Ran for Millar in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Mueller (12, Sturtze), Ramirez (29, Padilla), Bellhorn (21, Quantrill), Garciaparra (7, Rivera).
HR: Mueller (8, 9th inning off Rivera, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 2; Ortiz; Ramirez 2; Garciaparra 4; Nixon; Millar 4; Mueller 6; Bellhorn 2.
RBI: Bellhorn 2 (53), Damon 2 (50), Garciaparra 2 (20), Mueller 3 (34), Ramirez (80), Millar (32).
2-out RBI: Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bellhorn 3, Garciaparra 2.
SF: Mueller.
GIDP: Mueller.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Arroyo (2, drop ball), Mueller (9, throw), Malaska (1, throw), Garciaparra (6, fielding).
DP: (Bellhorn-Millar).

 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sturtze 3.02220205.12
Padilla 2.06442105.68
Quantrill 0.23220103.43
Heredia 0.00002005.93
Proctor (H, 1)2.01001205.79
Rivera (BS, 2)(L, 1-1)0.23330011.41
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo 5.210860404.20
Leskanic 0.01113007.06
Malaska 0.11110114.50
Embree 1.00000104.42
Mendoza (W, 1-0)2.00000102.70

Leskanic pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.
Malaska pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
Padilla pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Heredia pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

Balk: Proctor.
HBP: Rodriguez (by Arroyo).
Pitches-strikes: Sturtze 45-24, Padilla 42-25, Quantrill 17-10, Heredia 11-3, Proctor 36-24, Rivera 15-9, Arroyo 104-68, Leskanic 22-7, Malaska 16-9, Embree 13-10, Mendoza 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sturtze 4-3, Padilla 3-2, Quantrill 0-1, Heredia 0-0, Proctor 3-1, Rivera 0-2, Arroyo 4-9, Leskanic 0-0, Malaska 0-0, Embree 1-1, Mendoza 4-1.
Batters faced: Sturtze 11, Padilla 13, Quantrill 5, Heredia 2, Proctor 8, Rivera 5, Arroyo 28, Leskanic 4, Malaska 4, Embree 4, Mendoza 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Quantrill 2-2, Heredia 2-1, Proctor 3-0, Rivera 1-0, Leskanic 2-2, Malaska 3-0, Embree 2-0.
Ejections: New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez by HP umpire Bruce Froemming (3rd); Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek by HP umpire Bruce Froemming (3rd); Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona by 2B umpire Mike Winters (5th).
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:54 (:54 delay).
Att: 34,501.

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