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Win streak lives on
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Red Sox 16, Yankees 11
Mike Lowell is greeted after homering on Saturday night. (Jim Rogash/Getty)
A six-run deficit in the fourth inning and a one-run hole in the seventh couldn't discourage the Red Sox, who set a franchise record for April with their ninth straight win behind Jason Varitek's grand slam and Mike Lowell's seventh-inning homer, which changed the lead for good.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 04/24: BOS 5, NYY 4
  • Sat. 04/25: BOS 16, NYY 11
  • Sun. 04/26: BOS 4, NYY 1
NYY
NY Yankees (9-8)
Lost 2
Boston 16, NY Yankees 11   BOS
Boston (11-6)
Won 9
April 25, 2009
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NY Yankees
2 0 2 2 0 2 2 1 0   11 15 1
Boston
0 0 0 5 3 1 3 4 X   16 13 1
Standings thru 4/25/09  |  Recap: NYY | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Red Sox stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 2 2 0 2 1 2 .301
Damon, LF 6 2 2 2 0 0 3 .317
Teixeira, 1B 1 3 0 0 5 1 0 .235
Swisher, RF 6 0 2 1 0 3 5 .305
Cano, 2B 6 2 3 5 0 0 5 .366
Posada, C 4 0 2 1 1 1 2 .298
Matsui, DH 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .261
Berroa, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
  a-Cabrera, Me, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
  Pena, R, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
Gardner, B, CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .232
Totals 42 11 15 9 8 7 27  

a-Grounded into a fielder's choice for Berroa in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (4, Beckett), Swisher (8, Delcarmen), Matsui (4, Ramirez, R).
HR: Cano 2 (5, 3rd inning off Beckett, 1 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Okajima, 0 on, 1 out), Damon (3, 6th inning off Beckett, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Berroa; Posada 2; Cano 10; Matsui 3; Jeter 2; Damon 5; Gardner, B; Swisher 3.
RBI: Swisher (13), Posada (13), Cano 5 (15), Damon 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Posada; Cano 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Gardner, B 3; Posada 2; Cano.
Team RISP: 3-for-17.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (3, 2nd base off Beckett/Varitek), Gardner, B (5, 2nd base off Delcarmen/Varitek).
PO: Damon (2nd base by Okajima).

FIELDING
E: Posada (1, catcher interference).
PB: Posada (1).
Outfield assists: Swisher (Pedroia at 2nd base).
DP: 3 (Jeter-Teixeira, Teixeira-Posada-Teixeira, Swisher-Jeter).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .288
Pedroia, 2B 3 2 3 1 2 0 0 .314
Ortiz, D, DH 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .217
Youkilis, 1B 3 4 2 0 1 0 0 .444
Drew, J, RF 3 1 0 0 2 1 6 .250
Bay, LF 3 3 2 3 2 0 1 .309
Lowell, 3B 5 1 2 6 0 2 5 .328
Varitek, C 5 1 1 4 0 2 1 .229
Green, N, SS 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .308
Totals 33 16 13 16 7 6 16  

BATTING
2B: Ortiz, D (5, Burnett, AJ), Bay (5, Burnett, AJ), Ellsbury (3, Veras), Youkilis (7, Albaladejo), Lowell (7, Robertson, D).
HR: Varitek (4, 4th inning off Burnett, AJ, 3 on, 2 out), Ellsbury (1, 5th inning off Burnett, AJ, 0 on, 0 out), Lowell (4, 7th inning off Albaladejo, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury 6; Ortiz, D 2; Lowell 6; Pedroia 3; Youkilis 3; Varitek 4; Bay 3.
RBI: Bay 3 (16), Varitek 4 (8), Ellsbury (6), Ortiz, D (9), Lowell 6 (22), Pedroia (7).
2-out RBI: Varitek 4; Bay 2; Lowell 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell; Varitek.
SF: Ortiz, D.
GIDP: Ortiz, D, Drew, J.
Team RISP: 6-for-13.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (8, 2nd base off Ramirez, E/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Pedroia (1, fielding).
Pickoffs: Okajima (Damon at 2nd base).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett, AJ 5.0 8 8 8 3 3 2 5.47
Veras 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 6.30
Coke 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.70
Albaladejo (BS, 1)(L, 1-1) 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 1 5.23
Ramirez, E 0.2 1 2 1 0 0 0 7.36
Marte 0.2 0 1 1 1 1 0 15.19
Robertson, D 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 3.86
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Beckett 5.0 10 8 8 4 3 2 6.00
Delcarmen 1.2 3 2 0 0 3 0 0.00
Okajima (BS, 1)(W, 1-0) 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 1 7.04
Ramirez, R (H, 3) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Papelbon 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.08

Ramirez, E pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
Beckett pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Teixeira (by Okajima), Bay (by Albaladejo), Youkilis (by Marte).
HBP: Youkilis (by Burnett, AJ), Green, N (by Veras).
Pitches-strikes: Burnett, AJ 91-55, Veras 17-9, Coke 7-4, Albaladejo 12-7, Ramirez, E 18-12, Marte 12-4, Robertson, D 14-7, Beckett 116-70, Delcarmen 38-25, Okajima 12-7, Ramirez, R 19-12, Papelbon 30-18.
Groundouts-flyouts: Burnett, AJ 5-3, Veras 0-0, Coke 0-1, Albaladejo 1-0, Ramirez, E 1-1, Marte 0-1, Robertson, D 0-0, Beckett 6-5, Delcarmen 2-0, Okajima 1-1, Ramirez, R 2-0, Papelbon 0-1.
Batters faced: Burnett, AJ 25, Veras 4, Coke 1, Albaladejo 4, Ramirez, E 4, Marte 3, Robertson, D 3, Beckett 29, Delcarmen 8, Okajima 4, Ramirez, R 4, Papelbon 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Coke 3-1, Marte 1-0, Robertson, D 2-2, Okajima 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 4:21.
Att: 37,699.
Venue: Fenway Park.
April 25, 2009
April 25, 2009

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