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Beckett off target in Bronx
Yankees 4, Red Sox 3
Josh Beckett missed a chance to earn his 17th win on Wednesday night. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
 Youkilis' long ball
 Ortiz's homer breaks up no-no
Josh Beckett grew up mirroring Roger Clemens, but the Red Sox ace lacked his best stuff against his idol, allowing a season-high 13 hits and receiving little support from Boston's offense, which didn't get a hit off Clemens until David Ortiz's solo homer, his 25th, in the top of the sixth inning.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (80-53)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 4, Boston 3   NYY
NY Yankees (74-59)
Won 2
August 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0   3 4 1
NY Yankees
0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   4 14 0
Standings thru 8/29/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Yankees Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4000102.238
Pedroia, 2B3000001.316
Ortiz, DH4111001.322
Lowell, 3B4110000.324
Youkilis, 1B3112110.290
Drew, RF3010110.260
Varitek, C1000302.264
Crisp, CF4000024.268
Hinske, LF3000101.201
Totals293437411 

BATTING
HR: Ortiz (25, 6th inning off Clemens, 0 on, 1 out), Youkilis (14, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ortiz 4; Lowell; Youkilis 4; Drew.
RBI: Ortiz (89), Youkilis 2 (71).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crisp; Ortiz; Varitek.
S: Pedroia.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Pedroia (1, 2nd base by Clemens/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Beckett (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Hinske (Rodriguez at 1st base).
DP: (Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5012004.265
Jeter, SS4020010.319
Abreu, RF4010013.287
Rodriguez, 3B4121012.306
Matsui, DH4020010.305
Posada, C3120111.333
Giambi, 1B3010012.264
  1-Phillips, PR-1B1000002.287
Cano, 2B3100102.300
Cabrera, CF4131000.295
Totals3541442616 


1-Ran for Giambi in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Jeter (31, Beckett).
3B: Matsui (2, Beckett).
HR: Rodriguez (44, 7th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter 3; Abreu; Rodriguez 5; Matsui 4; Posada 2; Giambi; Cabrera 3.
RBI: Cabrera (58), Damon 2 (51), Rodriguez (124).
2-out RBI: Cabrera; Damon 2; Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Abreu 2; Giambi; Damon 2; Phillips.
GIDP: Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Cabrera (5, 2nd base by Beckett/Varitek).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (L, 16-6)6.213441613.29
Lopez 0.01001002.73
Timlin 1.10000002.78
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens (W, 6-5)6.02115214.15
Vizcaino (H, 10)1.00001103.61
Farnsworth (H, 13)0.22221114.50
Rivera (S, 22)1.10000003.24

Lopez pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Beckett.
HBP: Pedroia (by Clemens).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 113-70, Lopez 7-2, Timlin 16-11, Clemens 98-56, Vizcaino 18-8, Farnsworth 23-13, Rivera 14-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 6-6, Lopez 0-0, Timlin 1-3, Clemens 7-8, Vizcaino 1-1, Farnsworth 0-1, Rivera 4-0.
Batters faced: Beckett 31, Lopez 2, Timlin 4, Clemens 25, Vizcaino 4, Farnsworth 5, Rivera 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Timlin 2-0, Rivera 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:26.
Att: 54,986.

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