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Bombers take opener
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Yankees 9, Red Sox 5
Chien-Ming Wang scattered 10 hits over 5 2/3 innings on Friday. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)
The Yankees used a big fourth inning to power their way to a series-opening victory over the first-place Red Sox. Jorge Posada went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, Robinson Cano belted his third homer and Chien-Ming Wang went 5 2/3 innings for his fourth victory.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (23-29)
Won 2
NY Yankees 9, Boston 5   BOS
Boston (36-17)
Lost 2
June 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0   9 11 1
Boston
0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2   5 13 1
Standings thru 6/1/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH3001202.259
Jeter, SS5010004.340
Matsui, LF4110103.281
Rodriguez, 3B3210112.293
Posada, C5023023.358
Cano, 2B4222002.269
Abreu, RF4220111.234
Phelps, 1B2100101.271
  Mientkiewicz, 1B1000011.215
Cabrera, CF3121201.234
Totals3491178520 

BATTING
2B: Abreu 2 (8, Wakefield, Snyder), Posada 2 (18, Snyder, Romero), Cabrera (4, Romero).
HR: Cano (3, 2nd inning off Wakefield, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter; Matsui; Rodriguez; Posada 4; Cano 5; Abreu 4; Cabrera 3.
RBI: Cano 2 (25), Damon (18), Cabrera (16), Posada 3 (33).
2-out RBI: Posada 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Matsui 2; Damon; Cabrera.
GIDP: Jeter; Posada.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Abreu (3, 3rd base by Snyder/Mirabelli).

FIELDING
E: Phelps (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Jeter-Cano-Phelps 2, Jeter-Cano-Mientkiewicz).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5001024.224
Youkilis, 1B-3B3110102.353
Ortiz, DH4131111.324
Ramirez, LF5041001.283
Drew, RF3000003.222
  Pena, RF2001002.230
Lowell, 3B1000003.328
  Hinske, 1B3000001.164
Crisp, CF4210001.229
Mirabelli, C4010001.196
Pedroia, 2B4131010.323
Totals3851352419 

BATTING
2B: Pedroia 2 (11, Wang, Wang).
TB: Youkilis; Ortiz 3; Ramirez 4; Crisp; Mirabelli; Pedroia 5.
RBI: Lugo (31), Ortiz (39), Pedroia (12), Ramirez (32), Pena (7).
2-out RBI: Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2; Drew 2; Youkilis 2; Ortiz.
GIDP: Ramirez; Lugo; Pena.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (16, 2nd base off Wang/Posada), Crisp (11, 2nd base off Wang/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Youkilis (1, fielding).
PB: Mirabelli 2 (4).
Outfield assists: Ramirez (Rodriguez at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis, Pedroia-Lugo-Hinske).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 4-4)5.210332104.19
Myers 0.10000103.09
Bruney 1.01000002.13
Farnsworth 1.00000104.50
Proctor 0.10110103.76
Villone 0.01110005.63
Rivera 0.21000005.30
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 5-6)3.25886214.24
Snyder 1.03112001.93
Romero 2.12000103.38
Pineiro 1.01000104.91
Lopez 1.00000103.09

Villone pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Wakefield.
HBP: Lowell (by Wang), Youkilis (by Proctor), Phelps (by Wakefield), Rodriguez (by Snyder), Cano (by Lopez).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 112-71, Myers 5-3, Bruney 6-3, Farnsworth 9-6, Proctor 9-5, Villone 2-1, Rivera 11-7, Wakefield 81-38, Snyder 35-19, Romero 30-20, Pineiro 17-12, Lopez 17-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 14-2, Myers 0-0, Bruney 2-1, Farnsworth 0-2, Proctor 0-0, Villone 0-0, Rivera 2-0, Wakefield 7-1, Snyder 0-2, Romero 4-1, Pineiro 2-0, Lopez 2-0.
Batters faced: Wang 29, Myers 1, Bruney 3, Farnsworth 3, Proctor 2, Villone 1, Rivera 3, Wakefield 21, Snyder 8, Romero 8, Pineiro 4, Lopez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Myers 1-0, Villone 1-0, Rivera 2-2, Snyder 2-2, Romero 3-0.
EjectionsNew York Yankees pitcher Scott Proctor ejected by HP umpire Brian O'Nora. (9th); New York Yankees Manager Joe Torre ejected by 3B umpire Jerry Crawford. (5th).
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:53.
Att: 36,785.

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