- Bobby Abreu hit a solo homer in the eighth inning, his fifth extra-base hit in six games, to extend a 4-1 lead.
- Wang pitched seven shutout innings, needing only Melky Cabrera's solo homer in the fifth inning.
- Boston cut its deficit in half in the fifth inning on Ramirez's 33rd homer of the season as the slugger just snuck a drive inside the right-field pole for a solo homer.
- Posada hit a solo homer in the second inning, Melky Cabrera stroked an RBI single in the fourth and Robinson Cano had a run-scoring groundout in the fifth.
- Hideki Matsui knocked a solo homer, his first, off the right-field foul pole, and Derek Jeter drilled a ball off the center-field wall for a run-scoring triple.
- Mike Myers and Scott Proctor got an out each in the eighth inning.Asked to protect a 3-1 lead in the absence of Mariano Rivera, Kyle Farnsworth allowed a solo homer to Millar but got the save.