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Thursday June 3, 1971
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Ray Culp drove in the decisive run in the ninth inning before needing help himself as the Red Sox defeated the Yankees, 3-2, to end their five-game losing streak and regain first place in the East division by four percentage points over the idle Orioles. In the ninth, Duane Josephson doubled and scored on a single by Culp to put the Red Sox ahead, 3-1.

Culp was removed after Horace Clarke doubled in the Yankees' half. Sparky Lyle took over and struck out Thurman Munson, but Bobby Murcer singled, scoring Clarke. When Roy White followed with a single, Bobby Bolin relieved and saved the game, getting the last two outs. [The Sporting News]


Boston Red Sox 3, New York Yankees 2

Game Played on Thursday, June 3, 1971 (Night game) at Yankee Stadium I

Red Sox      0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  1  -   3  9  0
Yankees      0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   2  9  0


Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Griffin 2b            3   0   0   0     0   2   .256      Clarke 2b             4   1   1   0     0   0   .258
  Lahoud ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .290      Munson c              3   1   1   1     1   1   .252
  Kennedy 2b          1   0   1   0     0   0   .370      Murcer cf             4   0   3   1     0   0   .367
Smith rf              4   1   1   1     1   1   .308      White lf              4   0   1   0     0   1   .280
Yastrzemski lf        4   0   2   1     0   0   .288      Ellis 1b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .317
Petrocelli 3b         2   0   0   0     2   1   .257        Kenney pr           0   0   0   0     0   0   .220
Scott 1b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .284      Alou rf               4   0   0   0     0   1   .242
Conigliaro cf         3   0   0   0     1   0   .287      Cater 3b              3   0   1   0     0   1   .221
Aparicio ss           4   0   0   0     0   0   .151      Baker ss              2   0   0   0     0   1   .200
Josephson c           4   2   2   0     0   0   .222        Lyttle ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .189
Culp p                3   0   2   1     0   1   .200        Michael ss          0   0   0   0     0   0   .262
  Lyle p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Stottlemyre p         2   0   0   0     0   0   .161
  Bolin p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .500        Gibbs ph            1   0   1   0     0   0   .183
                                                            Aker p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            McDaniel p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .333

Totals               33   3   9   3     4   5             Totals               32   2   9   2     1   6

Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 15,010
Left on Base: Red Sox 8, Yankees 4
DP: Red Sox 1, Yankees 1
Doubles: Yastrzemski (11), Josephson (6), Kennedy (3), Murcer (9), Clarke (7)
Home Runs: Smith (10), Munson (2)
Stolen Bases: Murcer (7)
Caught Stealing: Aparicio (1), Cater (2), Gibbs (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Culp (8)
GIDP: Griffin (3), Alou (6)


Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Culp W(6-4)             8     7   2   2   1   5   1  28   4.32
Lyle                    0.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   3   1.71
Bolin SV(4)             0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2   3.13
Totals                  9     9   2   2   1   6   1  33

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stottlemyre L(6-3)      8     6   2   2   4   5   1  32   2.59
Aker                    0.2   3   1   1   0   0   0   5   2.35
McDaniel                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   6.17
Totals                  9     9   3   3   4   5   1  38

Wild Pitches: Stottlemyre 2 (2)

Umpires: HP - Ron Luciano, 1B - Red Flaherty, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Bill Kunkel


RED SOX 1ST: Griffin struck out; Smith popped to catcher in foul
territory; Yastrzemski grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke flied out to left; Munson grounded out
(third to first); Murcer singled to right; Murcer stole second;
White struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Petrocelli was called out on strikes; Scott
grounded out (second to first); Conigliaro flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Ellis singled to left; Alou grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Ellis out at second]; Cater
singled to left; Cater was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

RED SOX 3RD: Aparicio grounded out (second to first); Josephson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Culp struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Baker was called out on strikes; Stottlemyre flied
out to left; Clarke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

RED SOX 4TH: Griffin struck out; Smith struck out; Yastrzemski
doubled to left; Petrocelli flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Munson walked; Murcer doubled [Munson out at home
(center to second to catcher)]; White grounded out (first
unassisted) [Murcer to third]; Ellis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

RED SOX 5TH: Scott singled to left; Conigliaro forced Scott
(second to shortstop); Aparicio forced Conigliaro (third to
second); Aparicio was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Alou flied out to left; Cater struck out; Baker
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox
0, Yankees 0.

RED SOX 6TH: Josephson popped to first in foul territory; Culp
singled to left; Griffin grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Culp out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 6TH: Stottlemyre grounded out (shortstop to first);
Clarke lined to left; Munson homered; Murcer made an out to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Yankees 1.

RED SOX 7TH: Smith homered; Yastrzemski grounded out (second to
first); Petrocelli walked; Scott forced Petrocelli (third to
second); Stottlemyre threw a wild pitch [Scott to second];
Conigliaro was walked intentionally; Aparicio flied out to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 7TH: White grounded out (shortstop to first); Ellis
flied out to center; Alou was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Yankees 1.

RED SOX 8TH: Josephson singled to center; Culp out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Josephson to second]; LAHOUD
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Stottlemyre threw a wild pitch [Josephson to
third]; Lahoud popped to catcher in foul territory; Smith
walked; Yastrzemski singled to right [Smith to third, Josephson
scored]; Petrocelli walked [Yastrzemski to second]; Scott flied
out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 8TH: KENNEDY REPLACED LAHOUD (PLAYING 2B); Cater lined
to left; LYTTLE BATTED FOR BAKER; Lyttle flied out to left;
GIBBS BATTED FOR STOTTLEMYRE; Gibbs singled to right; Gibbs was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 2, Yankees 1.

RED SOX 9TH: AKER REPLACED GIBBS (PITCHING); MICHAEL REPLACED
LYTTLE (PLAYING SS); Conigliaro grounded out (third to first);
Aparicio grounded out (third to first); Josephson doubled to
left; Culp singled to center [Josephson scored]; Kennedy doubled
to right [Culp to third]; MCDANIEL REPLACED AKER (PITCHING);
Smith grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 9TH: Clarke doubled; LYLE REPLACED CULP (PITCHING);
Munson struck out; Murcer singled to center [Clarke scored];
White singled to left [Murcer to second]; BOLIN REPLACED LYLE
(PITCHING); Ellis forced White (shortstop to second) [Murcer to
third]; KENNEY RAN FOR ELLIS; Alou lined to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.



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