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Three homers pace Boston
Red Sox 7, Yankees 4
David Ortiz increased his RBI total to 22 with one on Sunday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Manny Ramirez's 50th home run against the Yankees was one of three Red Sox long balls and helped Boston extend its AL East lead over last-place New York to 6 1/2 games. David Ortiz and Alex Cora also went deep, and Hideki Okajima made his 11th straight scoreless appearance.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 29, 2007
CHC
STL
PPD
BOS
Boston (16-8)
Won 1
Boston 7, NY Yankees 4   NYY
NY Yankees (9-14)
Lost 1
April 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 0   7 9 1
NY Yankees
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 7 0
Standings thru 4/29/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Yankees Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4011010.256
Youkilis, 1B4010110.291
Ortiz, DH4221003.297
Ramirez, LF4122000.202
Hinske, RF4000001.294
  Drew, RF0000000.278
Lowell, 3B2000210.314
Varitek, C3000102.239
Crisp, CF3210001.235
Cora, 2B4223000.360
Totals32797437 

BATTING
3B: Crisp (2, Wang), Cora (2, Proctor).
HR: Ortiz (7, 1st inning off Wang, 0 on, 2 out), Cora (2, 5th inning off Wang, 1 on, 0 out), Ramirez (3, 8th inning off Henn, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Lugo; Youkilis; Ortiz 5; Ramirez 5; Crisp 3; Cora 7.
RBI: Ortiz (22), Cora 3 (7), Lugo (9), Ramirez 2 (13).
2-out RBI: Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek.
SF: Lugo.
GIDP: Hinske; Ortiz.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Lugo (3, throw).
PB: Varitek (3).
DP: 2 (Cora-Lugo-Youkilis, Lowell-Cora-Youkilis).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4000010.229
Jeter, SS4111010.344
Abreu, RF4010011.253
Rodriguez, 3B4020001.355
Giambi, DH4020012.322
Matsui, LF4000015.207
Posada, C3100122.311
Cano, 2B3100101.270
Mientkiewicz, 1B2113000.154
  a-Phelps, PH-1B1000010.280
Totals334742812 

a-Struck out for Mientkiewicz in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Giambi (5, Papelbon).
HR: Mientkiewicz (2, 3rd inning off Tavarez, 2 on, 0 out), Jeter (2, 8th inning off Timlin, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter 4; Abreu; Rodriguez 2; Giambi 3; Mientkiewicz 4.
RBI: Mientkiewicz 3 (5), Jeter (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada; Matsui; Cano.
GIDP: Matsui; Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Posada-Mientkiewicz-Wang, Cano-Mientkiewicz, Jeter-Cano-Mientkiewicz).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tavarez (W, 1-2)5.03332217.58
Okajima (H, 5)2.01000400.71
Timlin 1.02110115.87
Papelbon (S, 8)1.01000100.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (L, 0-2)6.06443125.84
Proctor 1.01110005.14
Henn 0.12220013.00
Bruney 0.20001102.70
Vizcaino 1.00000105.79

Tavarez pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Wang.
HBP: Crisp (by Wang).
Pitches-strikes: Tavarez 84-46, Okajima 29-20, Timlin 13-10, Papelbon 13-10, Wang 84-50, Proctor 16-12, Henn 14-9, Bruney 14-8, Vizcaino 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tavarez 10-3, Okajima 2-0, Timlin 2-0, Papelbon 2-0, Wang 13-4, Proctor 1-2, Henn 0-1, Bruney 1-0, Vizcaino 0-2.
Batters faced: Tavarez 20, Okajima 7, Timlin 4, Papelbon 4, Wang 25, Proctor 4, Henn 3, Bruney 3, Vizcaino 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Okajima 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 61 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:11.
Att: 54,856.

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