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A-Rod makes history in loss
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Red Sox 7, Yankees 6
Alex Rodriguez extended his hit streak to 15 on Friday night. (Elsa/Getty Images)
 A-Rod's solo shot
 A-Rod's second homer
With two homers, Alex Rodriguez gave the Yankees plenty of offense and became the fastest player in history to hit 12, but the Yankees' bullpen couldn't hang on. Mariano Rivera, asked to notch a five-out save, gave up two runs on three hits in blowing his second save in as many opportunities.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 20, 2007
NYY
NY Yankees (8-7)
Lost 1
Boston 7, NY Yankees 6   BOS
Boston (10-5)
Won 3
April 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 0   6 11 0
Boston
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 X   7 13 0
Standings thru 4/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5001024.267
Jeter, SS4110100.318
Abreu, RF4110122.339
Rodriguez, 3B5334001.371
Giambi, DH4021010.271
  1-Thompson, PR-DH1000011.250
Posada, C2010000.358
  Nieves, C2000002.000
Cano, 2B4120001.283
Cabrera, LF4010013.207
Mientkiewicz, 1B2000100.139
Totals3761163714 


1-Ran for Giambi in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Posada (4, Schilling), Rodriguez (6, Romero).
HR: Rodriguez 2 (12, 4th inning off Schilling, 0 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Schilling, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Jeter; Abreu; Rodriguez 10; Giambi 2; Posada 2; Cano 2; Cabrera.
RBI: Damon (6), Rodriguez 4 (30), Giambi (12).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu; Cabrera; Damon 2.
S: Mientkiewicz.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano-Mientkiewicz, Jeter-Mientkiewicz).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4000112.259
Youkilis, 1B3010002.241
Ortiz, DH3110102.291
Ramirez, LF3100112.189
Drew, RF4030002.375
Lowell, 3B4221002.296
Varitek, C4233000.244
Crisp, CF4122010.192
Pedroia, 2B2000000.158
  a-Pena, PH1000012.182
  Cora, 2B1011000.333
Totals3371373414 

a-Struck out for Pedroia in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (6, Myers).
3B: Crisp (1, Rivera).
HR: Varitek (1, 4th inning off Pettitte, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Youkilis; Ortiz 2; Drew 3; Lowell 2; Varitek 6; Crisp 4; Cora.
RBI: Varitek 3 (8), Lowell (10), Crisp 2 (6), Cora (3).
2-out RBI: Varitek 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz; Youkilis.
GIDP: Ramirez; Lowell.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Drew (1, 2nd base by Pettitte/Nieves), Cora (1, 2nd base by Rivera/Nieves).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte 6.18222311.85
Proctor (H, 3)0.20000002.70
Myers 0.01110001.17
Vizcaino 0.11221006.52
Rivera (BS, 2)(L, 1-2)0.23220108.44
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schilling 7.08551523.81
Romero 0.13110006.35
Snyder (W, 1-0)0.20001104.50
Okajima (S, 1)1.00001101.17

Myers pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Youkilis (by Pettitte).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 100-64, Proctor 6-5, Myers 2-1, Vizcaino 10-6, Rivera 14-11, Schilling 103-71, Romero 11-7, Snyder 11-5, Okajima 22-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 12-3, Proctor 0-2, Myers 0-0, Vizcaino 1-0, Rivera 0-0, Schilling 8-8, Romero 1-0, Snyder 1-0, Okajima 1-1.
Batters faced: Pettitte 27, Proctor 2, Myers 1, Vizcaino 3, Rivera 4, Schilling 30, Romero 4, Snyder 3, Okajima 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Proctor 2-0, Vizcaino 1-1, Rivera 2-2, Snyder 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 46 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 36,786.

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