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Game 100: Yankees vs. Red Sox

Posted by: Brian Heyman - Posted in Misc on Jul 28, 2012 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Yankees lineup

1. Derek Jeter SS

2. Curtis Granderson CF

3. Mark Teixeira 1B

4. Robinson Cano 2B

5. Andruw Jones LF

6. Jayson Nix 3B

7. Russell Martin DH

8. Ichiro Suzuki RF

9. Chris Stewart C

CC Sabathia LHP

Red Sox lineup

1. Jacob Ellsbury CF

2. Pedro Ciriaco DH

3. Dustin Pedroia 2B

4. Adrian Gonzalez 1B

5. Cody Ross RF

6. Will Middlebrooks 3B

7. Kelly Shoppach C

8. Mike Aviles SS

9. Daniel Nava LF

Jon Lester LHP


TV/Radio: FOX/WCBS 880

Umpires: Tom Hallion HP, Brian O’Nora 1B, Chad Fairchild 2B, Alfonso Marquez 3B

Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy


10 count: The Yankees have scored at least 10 runs five times this season — three times against the Red Sox.

More Yankees vs. Red Sox: The Yankees are 6-1 vs. Boston, their best start against the Red Sox since 1994 when the start was also 6-1. The Yankees have won nine of the last 11 games against them overall.

Streaking: Robinson Cano has a 13-game hitting streak against Boston.

Milestone watch: Ichiro needs one homer for career No. 100.

Update, 6:15: Sabathia gives up three straight hits with one out, 1-0 Sox.

Update, 6:18: Sabathia throws a fastball right down the middle to Middlebrooks, two-run double to the left-center gap, 3-0.

Update, 6:29: 1-2-3 first for Lester.

Update, 6:41: Good bounce-back inning for Sabathia, 1-2-3.

Update, 6:49: Lester gets Nix looking at a 95 mph fastball at the knees, another 1-2-3 inning for the lefty.

Update, 6:56: Sabathia has settled down, now retired seven straight after a three-up, three-down third.

Update, 7:05: Chris Stewart’s solo homer was the first hit off Lester and snapped Stewart’s 105 at-bat homerless stretch dating to last year with the Giants. 3-1 after three.

Update, 7:11: Sabathia throws a hitless, one-walk fourth.

Update, 7:23: Teixeira gets the Yankees’ second hit with a single, but Cano lines into an inning-ending double play. Lester is looking good after delivering the worst performance by a Boston pitcher since 1983 last time out, allowing 11 earned runs in four innings against Toronto.

Update, 7:36: The Red Sox have been overdue for a good game. They’re up 6-1 now that Adrian Gonzalez has reached the seats for a three-run homer in the fifth.

Update, 7:45: Nix gets the Yankees to down three with a two-run homer to the short porch in right.

Update, 7:51: Lester is suddenly struggling. Walk, single by Ichiro, sacrifice, Jeter RBI ground out, it’s 6-4.

Update, 8:14: Lester settles down again, 1-2-3 sixth. David Phelps will replace Sabathia for the seventh.

Update, 8:23: Ichiro showed off his speed, running down a drive to right-center by Gonzalez to end the Boston seventh.

Update, 8:25: Matt Albers comes on to pitch for Boston. Eric Chavez will bat for Nix.

Update, 8:33: Albers does his job, 1-2-3.

Update, 8:44: Phelps gives up a single in the eighth and strikes out the side. Teixeira’s good friend, Vicente Padilla, is on for the eighth. Ibanez will bat for Stewart.

Update, 8:47: Single for Ibanez.

Update, 8:52: Granderson just misses foul with the tying two-run homer, then goes down swinging. Teixeira would love to tie it against his arch enemy.

Update, 8:55: Teixeira ties it against his arch enemy, lingered slowly near the plate to watch it fly out.

Update, 9:00: The Yankees lose the DH now. Soriano on to pitch and he’s in the fifth spot in the order. Ibanez goes to left. Martin catches.

Update, 9:10: Granderson messed up a drive from Ciriaco, RBI triple, 7-6.

Update, 9:13: Sac fly Pedroia.

Update, 9:24: Yankees lose 8-6.




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