Yankees 7, Rangers 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 10 1
NY Yankees 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 7 6 1
WP: M. Mussina (12-6) S: M. Rivera (22)
LP: A. Fultz (1-2)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Texas
-R. Palmeiro homered to deep right, M. Young and H. Blalock scored
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
-J. Posada singled to right, B. Williams and D. Jeter scored, J. Giambi to second, J. Giambi to third
-H. Matsui hit sacrifice fly to left center, J. Giambi scored
Top 9th: Texas
-R. Nivar singled to center, S. Spencer scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 5 1 3 0 0 1 1 .315
H. Blalock 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .320
A. Rodriguez ss 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .301
R. Palmeiro dh 4 1 1 3 0 1 2 .251
   M. Thames dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .257
S. Spencer lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .271
L. Nix rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .231
D. Sadler cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
   R. Nivar ph 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .125
E. Diaz c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
   T. Greene ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211
 Totals 36 5 10 5 1 6 13  
 Batting
2B - L Nix (5, M Mussina).
HR - R Palmeiro (28, 1st inning off M Mussina 2 on, 1 Out), A Rodriguez (30, 3rd inning off M Mussina 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Palmeiro 3 (79), A Rodriguez (77), R Nivar (3).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Teixeira 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - M Young (2, 2nd base by M Mussina/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - L Nix (4, bobble).
DP - 2 (H Blalock-M Young-M Teixeira, B Shouse-M Teixeira).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .327
N. Johnson dh 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .283
J. Giambi 1b 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .267
J. Posada c 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .256
H. Matsui lf 2 1 0 1 1 1 3 .295
A. Boone 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .136
K. Garcia rf 3 1 0 0 1 3 0 .233
E. Wilson 2b 3 1 1 4 1 0 0 .218
D. Dellucci rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .313
   B. Williams cf 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .267
 Totals 26 7 6 7 9 9 11  
 Batting
2B - J Giambi (16, B Shouse).
HR - E Wilson (2, 2nd inning off J Benoit 3 on, 1 Out).
S - N Johnson.
SF - H Matsui.
RBI - E Wilson 4 (12), J Posada 2 (60), H Matsui (81).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Giambi 1, H Matsui 1.
GIDP - D Dellucci.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Giambi (3, ground ball).
Outfield assists - H Matsui (L Nix at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (H Matsui-D Jeter).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Benoit 1.2 3 4 4 3 4 1 5.72
B. Shouse 3.1 2 0 0 2 3 0 3.33
A. Fultz (L, 1-2) 1.1 0 3 2 3 1 0 5.47
R. Garcia 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.70
E. Ramirez 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.74
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina (W, 12-6) 7.1 8 4 4 0 5 2 3.35
J. Orosco 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.46
J. Nelson 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.32
M. Rivera (S, 22) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.90
WP - J Benoit.
IBB - J Posada (by B Shouse), J Giambi (by A Fultz).
Pitches-strikes - J Benoit 60-33; B Shouse 39-23; A Fultz 25-12; Ro Garcia 1-1; E Ramirez 26-17; M Mussina 96-67; J Orosco 5-3; J Nelson 11-4; M Rivera 19-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Benoit 0-1; B Shouse 5-1; A Fultz 2-1; Ro Garcia 0-0; E Ramirez 2-2; M Mussina 4-11; J Orosco 1-0; J Nelson 0-1; M Rivera 1-1.
Batters faced - J Benoit 11; B Shouse 12; A Fultz 7; Ro Garcia 1; E Ramirez 6; M Mussina 28; J Orosco 1; J Nelson 3; M Rivera 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Young. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 51,763.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
TEXAS' DONNIE SADLER LEFT THE GAME IN THE SECOND INNING AFTER BEING HIT BY A PITCH ON THE RIGHT HAND.
NEW YORK'S DEREK JETER SINGLED IN THE SECOND INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK 11 GAMES.
TEXAS' ALEX RODRIGUEZ' HOME RUN IN THE THIRD INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES.
TEXAS' CENTER FIELDER DONNIE SADLER LEFT THE GAME AFTER BEING HIT ON THE MIDDLE FINGER OF HIS RIGHT HAND. HE HAS BEEN TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR PRECAUTIONARY X-RAYS.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 7, 2003 6:33 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
R. Palmeiro R. Palmeiro
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 NY Yankees
E. Wilson E. Wilson
1-3, 1 HR
4 RBI