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Box > Boston 8, NY Yankees 5
In end, cool heads, Sox prevail
Hideki Matsui was 3-for-4 with three RBIs, but Randy Johnson gave up three homers and five runs over seven innings and Gary Sheffield was invovled in an incident with a fan in the right-field stands as the Yankees dropped the finale to the Red Sox.
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Edgar Renteria connects on his two-run homer in the third inning. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Edgar Renteria put the Red Sox ahead with an RBI double in the eighth inning, and had a two-run homer in the third, as Boston defeated the Yankees in the finale of their three-game series. Jay Payton and Jason Varitek also homered for the Sox.
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NYY
NY Yankees (4-5)
Lost 1
Boston 8, NY Yankees 5   BOS
Boston (4-5)
Won 1
April 14, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 0
Boston
0 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 X   8 8 0
Standings through 4/14/05  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B5100015.242
Jeter, SS4210111.333
Sheffield, RF4131101.306
Matsui, LF4033101.361
Rodriguez, A, 3B5011015.225
Posada, C5000005.267
Giambi, DH4010100.241
2-Sanchez, PR-DH0000000.500
Martinez, 1B2110200.200
1-Crosby, PR0000000.250
Phillips, 1B0000000.000
a-Sierra, R, PH1000003.200
Williams, CF3000113.214
Totals3751057424 

a-Popped out for Phillips in the 9th.
1-Ran for Martinez in the 8th. 2-Ran for Giambi in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jeter (2, Arroyo), Matsui (3, Arroyo), Sheffield (2, Foulke).
TB: Jeter 2; Sheffield 4; Matsui 4; Rodriguez, A; Giambi; Martinez.
RBI: Matsui 3 (11), Sheffield (8), Rodriguez, A (4).
2-out RBI: Sheffield; Matsui 2; Rodriguez, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Womack; Posada 2; Jeter; Sierra, R 2.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crosby (1, 2nd base off Foulke/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Rodriguez, A-Womack-Martinez).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF3210110.306
Renteria, SS4223000.250
Ramirez, M, LF3000111.200
Ortiz, DH3100111.312
Millar, 1B4110013.250
McCarty, 1B0000000.000
Varitek, C4123012.370
Payton, RF3112020.308
a-Nixon, PH-RF1000011.273
Mueller, 3B3010000.233
Bellhorn, 2B3000021.233
Totals318883109 

a-Struck out for Payton in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Renteria (2, Gordon).
3B: Varitek (1, Gordon).
HR: Payton (1, 2nd inning off Johnson, 1 on, 2 out), Renteria (1, 3rd inning off Johnson, 1 on, 1 out), Varitek (3, 4th inning off Johnson, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon; Renteria 6; Millar; Varitek 7; Payton 4; Mueller.
RBI: Payton 2 (4), Renteria 3 (7), Varitek 3 (6).
2-out RBI: Payton 2; Varitek 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nixon.
GIDP: Bellhorn.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (3, 2nd base off Johnson/Posada).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson 7.05552934.74
Gordon (L, 0-1)0.23331007.71
Stanton 0.10000105.40
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo 5.29554105.40
Embree 1.10000103.38
Foulke (W, 1-1)2.01003204.50

IBB: Ortiz (by Gordon).
Pitches-strikes: Johnson 103-68, Gordon 20-10, Stanton 4-3, Arroyo 104-66, Embree 18-11, Foulke 53-28.
Ground outs-fly outs: Johnson 5-7, Gordon 0-2, Stanton 0-0, Arroyo 10-6, Embree 0-3, Foulke 0-4.
Batters faced: Johnson 27, Gordon 6, Stanton 1, Arroyo 30, Embree 4, Foulke 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Stanton 1-0, Embree 1-0.
EjectionsBoston Red Sox Batting Coach Ron Jackson ejected by HP umpire Greg Gibson. (4th); Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona ejected by HP umpire Greg Gibson. (4th).
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 45 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:13.
Att: 35,251.

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