Greatest Regular Season Game Ever?

As good as it gets. And we don’t want to forget it. Ever. So for the record, here’s what happened:

BOSTON 1ST
-J Damon popped out to shortstop.
-M Bellhorn popped out to first.
-D Ortiz doubled to deep center.
-M Ramirez flied out to left.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 0

NY YANKEES 1ST
-K Lofton flied out to center.
-D Jeter struck out swinging.
-G Sheffield hit by pitch.
-A Rodriguez struck out swinging.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 0

BOSTON 2ND
-J Varitek struck out swinging.
-K Millar grounded out to shortstop.
-D McCarty walked.
-D McCarty stole second.
-K Youkilis walked.
-P Reese popped out to shortstop.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 0

NY YANKEES 2ND
-H Matsui struck out swinging.
-B Williams flied out to right.
-J Posada walked.
-T Clark homered to right, J Posada scored.
-E Wilson grounded out to first.
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 2

BOSTON 3RD
-J Damon struck out swinging.
-M Bellhorn grounded out to shortstop.
-D Ortiz flied out to right.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 2

NY YANKEES 3RD
-K Lofton walked.
-D Jeter lined into double play, second to first, K Lofton doubled off first.
-G Sheffield flied out to left.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 2

BOSTON 4TH
-M Ramirez singled to left.
-J Varitek struck out swinging.
-K Millar grounded out to pitcher, M Ramirez to second.
-D McCarty flied out to center.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 2

NY YANKEES 4TH
-A Rodriguez struck out swinging.
-H Matsui struck out swinging.
-B Williams struck out swinging.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 2

BOSTON 5TH
-K Youkilis flied out to right.
-P Reese grounded out to third.
-J Damon struck out swinging.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 2

NY YANKEES 5TH
-J Posada homered to right.
-T Clark struck out looking.
-E Wilson flied out to left.
-K Lofton fouled out to shortstop.
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 0, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 6TH
-M Bellhorn struck out swinging.
-D Ortiz hit a ground rule double to left.
-M Ramirez homered to center, D Ortiz scored.
-P Quantrill relieved B Halsey.
-J Varitek flied out to right.
-K Millar flied out to right.
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 6TH
-D Jeter singled to left center.
-G Sheffield fouled out to third.
-A Rodriguez flied out to right.
-H Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 2, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 7TH
-D McCarty doubled to deep center.
-K Youkilis singled to left, D McCarty to third.
-P Reese grounded into double play, shortstop to first, D McCarty scored, K Youkilis out at second.
-F Heredia relieved P Quantrill.
-J Damon hit by pitch.
-M Bellhorn flied out to center.
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 7TH
-B Williams grounded out to pitcher.
-J Posada walked.
-T Clark struck out swinging.
-E Wilson singled to right center, J Posada to second.
-K Lofton singled to center, J Posada to third, E Wilson to second.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 8TH
-D Ortiz flied out to right.
-T Gordon relieved F Heredia.
-M Ramirez struck out swinging.
-J Varitek lined out to third.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 8TH
-K Foulke relieved P Martinez.
-K Foulke relieved P Martinez.
-D Jeter popped out to second.
-G Sheffield popped out to second.
-A Rodriguez grounded out to pitcher.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 9TH
-K Millar flied out to left.
-D McCarty flied out to center.
-K Youkilis lined out to shortstop.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 9TH
-H Matsui singled to center.
-B Williams flied out to center.
-J Posada doubled to deep right, H Matsui to third.
-T Clark intentionally walked.
-R Sierra hit for E Wilson.
-B Crosby ran for H Matsui.
-R Sierra struck out swinging.
-K Lofton grounded out to second.
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 10TH
-M Cairo at second base.
-B Crosby in center field.
-R Sierra in left field.
-M Rivera relieved T Gordon.
-P Reese struck out swinging.
-J Damon grounded out to second.
-M Bellhorn struck out looking.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 10TH
-M Timlin relieved K Foulke.
-D Jeter hit by pitch.
-G Sheffield grounded into double play, third to second to first, D Jeter out at second.
-A Rodriguez doubled to left.
-A Embree relieved M Timlin.
-A Rodriguez stole third.
-B Crosby walked.
-B Crosby to second on fielder’s indifference.
-B Williams lined out to third.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 11TH
-D Ortiz singled to left.
-M Ramirez singled to center, D Ortiz to third, M Ramirez to second on throwing error by center fielder B Crosby.
-J Varitek intentionally walked.
-K Millar grounded into double play, third to catcher to third, D Ortiz out at home.
-D McCarty flied out to left.
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 11TH
-J Posada flied out to right.
-T Clark popped out to first.
-R Sierra flied out to right.
-T Sturtze relieved M Rivera.
-M Cairo walked.
-C Crespo ran for K Youkilis.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 12TH
-T Sturtze relieved M Rivera.
-T Sturtze relieved M Rivera.
-K Youkilis walked.
-C Crespo ran for K Youkilis.
-P Reese sacrificed to first, C Crespo to second.
-J Damon singled to left, C Crespo to third.
-M Bellhorn popped out to second.
-T Nixon hit for G Kapler.
-J Damon to second on fielder’s indifference.
********T Nixon pops out to shallow left. Jeter makes catch diving into stands.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 12TH
-C Crespo at second base.
-M Bellhorn at third base.
-C Leskanic relieved A Embree.
-M Cairo tripled to deep left center.
-J Giambi hit for D Jeter.
-J Giambi struck out swinging.
-G Sheffield hit by pitch.
-A Rodriguez intentionally walked, G Sheffield to second.
-B Crosby grounded into fielder’s choice to shortstop, M Cairo out at home, G Sheffield to third, A Rodriguez to second.
-B Williams struck out swinging.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors
Boston 3, NY Yankees 3

BOSTON 13TH
-G Sheffield at third base.
-A Rodriguez at shortstop.
-B Williams in center field.
-R Sierra in right field.
-B Crosby in left field.
-M Ramirez homered to left.
-J Varitek struck out swinging.
-K Millar safe at first on throwing error by third baseman G Sheffield.
-D McCarty walked, K Millar to second.
-C Crespo grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first, D McCarty out at second.
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error
Boston 4, NY Yankees 3

NY YANKEES 13TH
-J Posada struck out swinging.
-T Clark grounded out to pitcher.
-R Sierra singled to center.
-M Cairo doubled to right center, R Sierra scored.
-J Flaherty hit for T Sturtze.
-J Flaherty hit a ground rule double to deep left, M Cairo scored.
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, NY Yankees 5

1 comment… add one
  • I missed the game due to a longstanding dinner engagement at Jean-Georges, but here’s my take:
    Best Meal Ever?
    FIRST COURSE
    -amuse bouche, beet soup with lime-ginger foam
    -grilled shrimp with pepper gastrique
    -goat cheese tartlet with spring onion
    SECOND COURSE
    -fois gras brule with caramelized strawberries and balsamic vinegar
    THIRD COURSE
    -black sea bass dusted with nuts and seeds
    FOURTH COURSE
    -pineapple en spirale with candied mint and kirsch
    FIFTH COURSE
    -chocolate dessert flight of:
    -chocolate and chipotle “soup”
    -yogurt semi-freddo with cassis and chocolate syrup
    -warm chocolate cake with vanilla bean ice cream
    SIXTH COURSE
    -petits fours, meringue of pistachio, chocolate
    SEVENTH COURSE
    -housemade marshmallow of pistachio, coffee, cardamom
    JEAN-GEORGES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    SF July 2, 2004, 9:42 am

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.