8:05 PM ET, June 3, 2007
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
• Summary: Alex Rodriguez's tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning lifted the Yankees to a 6-5 win over the Red Sox.
• Yard work: A-Rod's solo shot was the 484th of his career and his MLB-best 20th of the season.
• Clutch: This was A-Rod's second career go-ahead, ninth inning homer at Fenway. His first was off Curt Schilling on July 14, 2005.
• Figure this: Yankees right fielder Bobby Abreu committed his third error of the season. Abreu had just three errors in 154 total games last year.
• Did you hear that?: As the Yankees blew a four-run lead in the fifth, Red Sox fans chanted "Where is Roger?"
-- ESPN.com news services
Yankees 6, Red Sox 5
Pedroia had two doubles and extended his hitting streak to 13 games. ... Phelps went 2-for-4 while replacing injured Doug Mientkiewicz at first base.
Regular Season Series
|New York leads 10-8 (as of Sun 6/3)|
|Fri 4/20||@BOS 7, NYY 6||Recap|
|Sat 4/21||@BOS 7, NYY 5||Recap|
|Sun 4/22||@BOS 7, NYY 6||Recap|
|Fri 4/27||BOS 11, @NYY 4||Recap|
|Sat 4/28||@NYY 3, BOS 1||Recap|
|Sun 4/29||BOS 7, @NYY 4||Recap|
|Mon 5/21||@NYY 6, BOS 2||Recap|
|Tue 5/22||BOS 7, @NYY 3||Recap|
|Wed 5/23||@NYY 8, BOS 3||Recap|
|Fri 6/1||NYY 9, @BOS 5||Recap|
|Sat 6/2||@BOS 11, NYY 6||Recap|
|» Sun 6/3||NYY 6, @BOS 5||Box Score|
|Tue 8/28||@NYY 5, BOS 3||Recap|
|Wed 8/29||@NYY 4, BOS 3||Recap|
|Thu 8/30||@NYY 5, BOS 0||Recap|
|Fri 9/14||NYY 8, @BOS 7||Recap|
|Sat 9/15||@BOS 10, NYY 1||Recap|
|Sun 9/16||NYY 4, @BOS 3||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Yankees | Red Sox|
|2nd||J Phelps singled to shallow center, J Posada scored, H Matsui to second.||1||0|
|5th||A Rodriguez reached on infield single to third, M Cabrera scored, D Jeter to third, B Abreu to second, D Jeter scored, B Abreu to third on throwing error by third baseman M Lowell.||3||0|
|5th||J Posada singled to right, B Abreu scored, A Rodriguez to second.||4||0|
|5th||D Pedroia doubled to deep center, J Varitek, W Pena and C Crisp scored.||4||3|
|5th||D Ortiz singled to right, D Pedroia scored, D Ortiz to third on error by right fielder B Abreu.||4||4|
|5th||K Youkilis hit sacrifice fly to center, D Ortiz scored.||4||5|
|8th||R Cano tripled to deep center, H Matsui scored.||5||5|
|9th||A Rodriguez homered to right center.||6||5|
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|Stadium||Fenway Park, Boston, MA|
|Attendance||36,793 (99.3% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||53 degrees, cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Chris Guccione, First Base - Jerry Crawford, Second Base - Brian Onora, Third Base - Phil Cuzzi|