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Game 7, Bottom 11: Yankee Heaven
ALCS MVP Mariano Rivera celebrates after the Yankees' 6-5 Game 7 win. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
Aaron Boone clobbered the first pitch he saw in the bottom of the 11th inning for a game-winning solo home run that won Game 7, 6-5, and the AL pennant for the Yankees. Full story > 
Series Status
Game 1: BOS 5 @ NYY 2   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 2: BOS 2 @ NYY 6   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 3: NYY 4 @ BOS 3   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 4: NYY 2 @ BOS 3   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 5: NYY 4 @ BOS 2   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 6: BOS 9 @ NYY 6   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 7: BOS 5 @ NYY 6   Box  |  Wrapup

Game 6, Oct. 15, 2003  Red Sox 9, Yankees 6  Wrapup >
Relentless. The 2003 Boston Red Sox team photo is alongside the definition. That's why we're heading to Game 7 of the ALCS, and why a stunned Yankee Stadium crowd watched its team get passed by Nomar Garciaparra (pictured) and his teammates in Game 6. More > 
NewsNo-mah slump for Sox shortstop | Bombers yanked into Game 7 | More >
AudioDamon's bases-loaded walk | Soriano's two-run double | More >
VideoNomar triples and scores on errant throw: 56K | 300K | More >

Game 5, Oct. 14, 2003  Yankees 4, Red Sox 2  Wrapup >
David Wells, a well-documented Babe Ruth admirer, forced Red Sox fans to wonder whether the Curse of the Bambino truly does exist after his dominating performance Tuesday. Full story > 
NewsOne bad inning costs Lowe | Schlegel: Yankees live for this time | More >
AudioRamirez up with bases loaded | Garcia's single drives in two | More >
VideoAlfonso Soriano drives in a run in the second: 56K | 300K | More >

Game 4, Oct. 13, 2003  Red Sox 3, Yankees 2  Wrapup >
Tim Wakefield (pictured) isn't the only reason the Red Sox have tied their ALCS rivalry matchup with the Yankees, but he's as big a reason as any. His floating offerings have now twice confounded the Bronx Bombers. Full story > 
NewsKnuckler masterful as Red Sox draw even | Frustrated Mussina loses again | More >
AudioWakefield on the offense | Posada frustrated with loss | More >
VideoWalker hits a solo shot: 56K | 300K | Matsui plays the Green Monster: 56K | 300K | More >

Oct. 12, 2003
Red Sox coverage
Rain could hold a silver lining for Sox
The postponement of Game 4 to Monday and Game 5 to Tuesday means that Boston right-hander Derek Lowe will likely be able to take his turn in the rotation in front of a hometown crowd. Full story > 
• Wakefield hoping to repeat
• Bright skies ahead for Sox fans
• ALCS has seen fire and rain
Yankees coverage
Yankees rotation rotates for Games 4, 5
The Yankees flip-flopped starting pitchers for Games 4 and 5 of the ALCS as a result of Sunday night's rainout. Mike Mussina will get the Game 4 nod, and David Wells will start Game 5. Full story > 
• Four fined for Game 3 incidents
• For Mussina, a matter of inches
• Rained out, bummed out

Game 3, Oct. 11, 2003  Yankees 4, Red Sox 3  Wrapup >
In a game marked by a fourth-inning, bench-clearing incident, Roger Clemens (pictured) and the Yankees held on to beat the Red Sox, 4-3, at Fenway Park on Saturday. The win gave the Yankees a 2-1 advantage in the ALCS. Full story > 
NewsDamon delivers | Torre's gotta go to Mo | More >
AudioJeter's solo homer | Tensions rise in the fourth | More >
VideoNixon robs Jeter of another homer: 56K | 300K | More >

Oct. 10, 2003
Red Sox coverage
Damon: 'I'm in the lineup'
Johnny Damon (pictured) said he will be in the Red Sox's starting lineup for Game 3 of the ALCS. It will be a special moment in Fenway Park when he steps to the plate. More > 
• Pedro focused for Game 3
• Sox ready for home cooking
• Lure of tickets draws Red Sox Nation
Yankees coverage
On the clock, Clemens set to click
It won't be much longer before Roger Clemens pulls off his Yankee uniform for the final time. He and the Yankees are hopeful that it won't be Saturday in Boston. More > 
• Yanks' Wilson locked in against Pedro
• Yankees feeling quietly confident
• Yankees notes: Hitters prepared for Pedro

Game 2, Oct. 9, 2003  Yankees 6, Red Sox 2  Wrapup >
Andy Pettitte (pictured) played the role of ship-righter for the Yankees for the second straight series, holding the Red Sox to two runs over 6 2/3 innings as the Yankees tied up the ALCS with a 6-2 win at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. Full story > 
NewsJohnson's swing ignites the Bronx | Red Sox let Pettitte off hook early | More >
AudioJohnson's two-run homer | Varitek's sixth-inning homer | More >
VideoPosada's double provides insurance: 56K | 300K | More >

Game 1, Oct. 8, 2003  Red Sox 5, Yankees 2  Wrapup >
David Ortiz (pictured), Todd Walker and Manny Ramirez all hit home runs for the Red Sox as they beat the Yankees, 5-2, in Game 1 of the ALCS at Yankee Stadium. Knuckleballer Tim Wakefield allowed two runs on two hits over six-plus innings to pick up the win. Full story > 
NewsWalker hits controversial homer | Yanks decked by knuckle sandwich | More >
AudioWakefield's postgame comments | Torre discusses Game 1 | More >
VideoTodd Walker hits homer in Game 2: 56K | 300K | More >

Series Preview
Red Sox coverage
Pedro pitches his heart out
When there's a critical game to be won, give Pedro Martinez (pictured) the ball. It's not only a strategy; it will forever be the legacy of the Boston pitcher, who can rise to whatever occasion presents itself. Full story > 
• Sox Lowe-ball A's
• Damon's scary injury
• All ALDS coverage
Yankees coverage
Yanks' pitchers turn it around
The 2002 massacre of New York's starters that doomed the Yankees to a rare first-round bounce-out last year seemed long forgotten one October later, with pitcher after pitcher baffling the Twins in the ALDS. Full story > 
• Series can't lose either way
• Captain enjoying the ride
• All ALDS coverage