Sindey Ponson lasted only four innings and was tagged for seven runs. Dan Giese was the lone shining light, as he pitched the remaining four innings and only gave up two runs. Jon Lester struck out eight Yankees, en route to his ninth win of the season.

New York Yankees
J Damon DH4020010.315
D Jeter SS4011012.285
W Betemit SS0000000.250
B Abreu RF3011111.280
A Rodriguez 3B4020004.326
X Nady LF4000015.000
R Cano 2B4000004.268
R Sexson 1B4010021.217
M Cabrera CF4110021.250
J Molina C3120000.228
C Moeller C1000000.229
2B: B Abreu (26, J Lester); A Rodriguez (22, J Lester)
RBI: D Jeter (48), B Abreu (67)
GIDP: D Jeter, X Nady
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: B Abreu 1, A Rodriguez 1, R Sexson 1, R Cano 2
Team LOB: 7
Outfield Assist: M Cabrera (M Lowell at 2nd base).
New York Yankees
S Ponson (L, 6-2)4.0107711177-484.59
D Giese4.052210065-372.86
IBB: J Drew (By S Ponson)
Batters faced: S Ponson 22; D Giese 18
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: S Ponson 6-4; D Giese 0-12

Scoring Summary

1stM Ramirez doubled to right center, K Youkilis scored, D Ortiz to third.01
1stM Lowell singled to center, D Ortiz and M Ramirez scored, M Lowell tagged out at second attempting to advance on play.03
2ndD Pedroia hit sacrifice fly to center, A Cora scored.04
3rdJ Varitek doubled to left, M Ramirez scored, J Drew to third.05
4thD Ortiz homered to right, D Pedroia scored.07
5thD Jeter reached on infield single to third, M Cabrera scored, J Molina to third, J Damon to second.17
5thB Abreu walked, J Molina scored, J Damon to third, D Jeter to second.27
6thD Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to right, J Ellsbury scored, K Youkilis to second.28
6thM Ramirez singled to left, K Youkilis scored.29

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