Monday, May 01, 2006

Yankees vs. Red Sox Part 1 of 19

On this day last year, Yankees outfielder Johnny Damon claimed that he would not go to New York as a free agent. Things change.

INNING 1

Tim Wakefield Pitching

Johnny Damon batting: (tips his helmet to the booing crowd), ball, ball, strike looking, fly out to right
Derek Jeter batting: strike swinging, ball, strike goofy swinging, ground ball to short->first
Jason Giambi batting: strike looking, ball, ball, strike looking, ball, foul, foul, foul, fly out to deep center.

Yankees 0, Red Sox 0

Chein-Ming Wang Pitching

(Damon booed again as he takes the field)
(Fans throw money at Damon)

Kevin Youkilis batting: ball, ball, ball, walk
Mark Loretta batting: strike looking, strike looking, foul, pick-off attempt at first (safe), foul, ball, ground out to 2B -> 1B, Youkilis to second
David Ortiz batting: ball, base hit to left, Youkilis scores
Manny Ramirez batting: ball, foul, ball, ball, walk, Ortiz to second
Trot Nixon batting: ball, ball, ball, strike looking, foul, walk, Ortiz to third, Ramirez to second
Mike Lowell batting: strike looking, strike looking, fielders choice 1B -> C, Ramirez to third, Nixon to second

(Umpire meeting)

Wily Mo Pena batting: strike swinging, ball, ball, ball, fly out to right, Bubba Crosby dives for the catch

Yankees 0, Red Sox 1

INNING 2

Wakefield pitching

Alex Rodriguez batting: ball, foul, ball, ball, walk
Hideki Matsui batting: strike looking, strike looking, strike out swinging
Jorge Posada batting: ball, pop up to right
Robinson Cano batting: ball, fly out to center

Yankees 0, Red Sox 1

Wang pitching

Doug Mirabelli batting: strike looking, ball, ball, ground out SS -> 1B
Alex Cora batting: strike looking, ball, ball, ground out 1B
Youkilis batting: strike looking, ball, foul, fly out to left

Yankees 0, Red Sox 1

INNING 3

Wakefield pitching

Miguel Cairo batting: ground out to 1B
Bubba Crosby batting: ball, infield base hit to SS
Damon batting: (crowd boos), pick-off attempt at first (safe), pick-off atempt at first (safe), strike looking, strike looking, pitch out, Crosby caught stealing, tagged out by P

Yankees 0, Red Sox 1

Loretta batting: ground out 3B -> 1B
Ortiz batting: ball, ball, ball, strike looking, walk
Ramirez batting: ball, ball, base hit to right, Ortiz to second
Nixon batting: strike looking, ball, check swing ball, ground in double play 2B -> SS -> 1B

Yankees 0, Red Sox 1

INNING 4

Wakefield pitching

Jeter batting: ball, base hit to right center
Giambi batting: strike looking, ball, ball, pick-off attempt at first (safe), ball, walk, Jeter to second
Rodriguez batting: ball, ball, ball, walk, Jeter to third, GIambi to second
Matsui batting: strike looking, ground out RBI to 1B, Jeter scores, Giambi to third, Rodriguez to second
Posada batting: strike looking, ball, foul, foul, ground out 2B -> 1B
Cano batting: strike looking, ground ball to center, Giambi scores, Rodriguez scores
Cairo batting: ball, ground out SS -> 1B

Yankees 3, Red Sox 1

Wang pitching

Lowell batting: strike looking, strike swinging, ground out SS -> 1B
Pena batting: strike looking, fly out to center (crowd boos at Damon)
Mirabelli batting: ball, fly out to right

Yankees 3, Red Sox 1

INNING 5

Wakefield pitching

Crosby batting: strike looking, ball, foul, (fat kids get foul ball), strike out swinging
Damon batting: (boos), strike swinging, ball, (author gets cigarette smoke in his eye), strike swinging, ball, foul, pop out to 3B
Jeter batting: strike looking, foul, (crowd chants Yankees suck), fly out to left center

Yankees 3, Red Sox 1

Wang pitching

Cora batting: bunt hit
Youkilis batting: pick-off attempt at first (safe), base hit to left center, Cora to second
Loretta batting: bunt fielder's choise to 3B (out), Youkilis to second
Ortiz batting: foul, (crowd chants Papi), ball, ball, strike swinging, (Posada visit's Wang), base hit to left, Youkilis to third, Loretta to second
Ramirez batting: base hit to right, Youkilis scores, Loretta to third, Ortiz to third
(Pitching coach visit to Wang)
Nixon batting: ball, ball, strike looking, ground out to P -> 1B, Ortiz scores, Ramirez to second
Lowell batting: fly out to left

Yankees 3, Red Sox 3

INNING 6

Wakefield pitching

Giambi batting: ball, strike looking, ball, ball, line out to right (Second baseman made diving catch)
Rodriguez batting: foul, ball, fly out to 2B
Matsui batting: ball, strike looking, foul, ball, ground out SS -> 1B

Yankees 3, Red Sox 3

Aaron Small pitching

Pena batting: base hit to center
Mirabelli batting: pick-off attempt at first (safe), check swing strike, fielder's choice to 3B, Pena out at second
Cora batting: ball, pop up to 2B in foul right
Youkilis batting: ball, strike looking, foul, ball, ball, ground out SS -> 1B

Yankees 3, Red Sox 3

INNING 7

Wakefield batting

Posada batting: ball, ball, strike looking, foul, line out to 1B
Cano batting: foul, ground ball hit to center field
Cairo batting: pick-off attempt at first (safe), strike looking, ball, line out to 3B
Crosby batting: ground out 2B -> 1B

Yankees 3, Red Sox 3

Small pitching

Loretta batting: ball, strike looking, strike looking, ball, foul, foul, line out to leaping 2B
Ortiz batting: ball, strike swinging, strike swinging, ball, check swing ground out 3B -> 1B
Ramirez batting: foul, ball, ball, ball, strike swinging, walk
Nixon batting: strike looking, strike swinging, pop bloop to center (SS lost ball in wind), Ramirez to third,
Lowell batting: ball, ball, strike looking, ball, walk, Nixon to second
Pena batting: deep fly out to left

Yankees 3, Red Sox 3

INNING 8

Mike Timlin pitching

Damon batting: (boos), ball, (crowd chants Johnny sucks), foul, ball, ball, ground out 2B -> 1B
Jeter batting: strike looking, foul, foul, ball, ball, (boos), ball, foul, foul, (catchers visits mound), walk
Giambi batting: strike looking, check ball, ground out 2B -> P, Jeter doubled off second for double play (4-1-6)

Yankees 3, Red Sox 3

Small pitching

Mirabelli batting: ball, ball, strike swinging, ground out 2B -> 1B
Cora batting: ball, ball, ball, walk

Willy Harris pinch running for Cora

Youkilis batting: pick-off attepmt at first (safe), pick-off attepmt at first (safe), hit-by-pitch, Harris to second

Tanyon Sturtz pitching for Small

Loretta batting: ball, ball, base hit to center, Harris scores

Mike Meyers pitching for Sturtz

Ortiz batting: ball, ball, strike looking, (look back at first and secong by Meyers), ball, foul, HOME RUN, Harris scores

Scott Proctor replaces Meyers

Ramirez batting: ball, deep fly out to right
Nixon batting: strike looking, strike swinging, ball, (crowd chants Jooooohnny), ball, strike out looking

Yankees 3, Red Sox 7

INNING 9

Jonathan Papelbon pitching
Willy Harris in center
Alex Gonzalez at shortstop

Rodriguez batting: strike looking, foul, foul tip caught by catcher
Matsui batting: ball, strike swinging, (crowd chants Yankees suck), strike looking, foul, ball, pop out to 3B
Posada batting: foul, foul, check swing ball, strike out looking

FINAL SCORE
Yankees 3, Red Sox 7


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  • Anonymous Chilly posted at 9:25 PM  
    Was a good game right until Papi hit that shot. Had a great time talking it up in the chat tonight Steve did a great job giving us Sox fans a perspective from the eyes of a Yankees fan. You're site is going to be big you have great insight!
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