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Rally snuffed out
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Red Sox 4, Yankees 3
Alex Rodriguez can't make contact with a Jonathan Papelbon pitch. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)
With a chance to tie things up or put the Yankees ahead after a rain delay of more than two hours, Alex Rodriguez struck out to end the eighth inning. Robinson Cano had two hits and drove in one run as New York's two-game winning streak ended.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 04/11: NYY 4, BOS 1
  • Sat. 04/12: BOS 4, NYY 3
  • Sun. 04/13: @ BOS, 8:05 PM ET
NYY
NY Yankees (6-6)
Lost 1
Boston 4, NY Yankees 3   BOS
Boston (6-6)
Won 1
April 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0   3 6 0
Boston
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 X   4 9 0
Standings thru 4/12/08  |  Recap: NYY | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Red Sox stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF3000001.195
Cabrera, CF2001110.267
Abreu, RF4010020.310
Rodriguez, 3B3000112.289
Giambi, 1B4000011.080
Posada, DH4110020.250
Cano, 2B4021010.188
Molina, C3110012.345
Gonzalez, SS3110001.364
Totals30362297 

BATTING
2B: Cano (2, Beckett).
TB: Abreu; Posada; Cano 3; Molina; Gonzalez.
RBI: Cabrera (5), Cano (2).
2-out RBI: Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon; Molina; Rodriguez.
S: Damon.
SF: Cabrera.
GIDP: Giambi.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Abreu (Varitek at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Mussina-Gonzalez-Giambi, Cano-Gonzalez-Giambi).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF-LF3120100.250
Pedroia, 2B4120002.271
Ortiz, DH4000014.070
Ramirez, LF4223001.277
  Crisp, CF0000000.296
Youkilis, 3B4021000.317
Drew, RF3000002.387
Varitek, C3010000.270
Casey, 1B2000100.263
Lugo, SS3000011.256
Totals304942210 

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (3, Mussina), Ramirez (6, Mussina).
HR: Ramirez (2, 4th inning off Mussina, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Pedroia 3; Ramirez 6; Youkilis 2; Varitek.
RBI: Ramirez 3 (11), Youkilis (6).
2-out RBI: Ramirez 3; Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez; Drew; Pedroia.
GIDP: Ortiz; Drew.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (1, 2nd base off Mussina/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Pedroia-Youkilis-Casey).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (L, 1-2)5.28440114.15
Bruney 1.11002100.00
Hawkins 1.000000012.60
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 1-1)6.25331506.35
Delcarmen (H, 2)0.10000103.68
Okajima (H, 3)0.21001000.00
Papelbon (S, 4)1.10000301.50

WP: Beckett 2.
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 71-51, Bruney 25-15, Hawkins 6-6, Beckett 88-55, Delcarmen 4-3, Okajima 9-4, Papelbon 26-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mussina 9-6, Bruney 1-2, Hawkins 1-2, Beckett 7-8, Delcarmen 0-0, Okajima 1-1, Papelbon 1-0.
Batters faced: Mussina 22, Bruney 7, Hawkins 3, Beckett 25, Delcarmen 1, Okajima 4, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bruney 1-1, Delcarmen 1-0, Papelbon 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 57 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:49 (2:11 delay).
Att: 37,461.

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