Yankees 4, Tigers 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
NY Yankees 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 X 4 8 2
WP: G. White (4-0) S: M. Rivera (34)
LP: F. Rodney (0-3)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-J. Posada singled to left, A. Soriano and N. Johnson scored
Top 5th: Detroit
-R. Santiago singled to right, B. Inge scored
-D. Young walked, R. Santiago scored, W. Morris to third, B. Higginson to second
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
-B. Williams singled to shallow right, D. Henson scored, R. Sierra to third
-H. Matsui hit sacrifice fly to center, R. Sierra scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Sanchez cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .280
W. Morris 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .274
B. Higginson rf 4 0 2 0 1 1 1 .240
D. Young dh 3 0 0 1 2 3 2 .288
C. Pena 1b 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 .249
K. Witt lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .273
   C. Monroe lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 .222
S. Halter 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .220
B. Inge c 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .204
R. Santiago ss 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .220
 Totals 35 2 8 2 6 10 18  
 Batting
RBI - R Santiago (19), D Young (74).
2-out RBI - D Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Pena 2, C Monroe 3, R Santiago 1, K Witt 1.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - B Inge (3, 2nd base off J Contreras/J Posada).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano 2b 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .284
N. Johnson 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .300
D. Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .325
J. Posada c 3 0 1 2 1 2 2 .272
   D. Henson pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Flaherty c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
R. Sierra dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .274
B. Williams cf 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .267
H. Matsui lf 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 .287
A. Boone 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .202
J. Rivera rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .225
 Totals 30 4 8 4 4 8 16  
 Batting
SF - H Matsui.
RBI - J Posada 2 (82), B Williams (55), H Matsui (96).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Matsui 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - A Soriano (8, 2nd base by N Robertson).
 
 Fielding
E - J Posada (6, throw); M Rivera (2, throw).
Outfield assists - J Rivera (B Higginson at 2nd base).
PB - J Posada.
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson 6.0 5 2 2 3 5 0 4.15
M. Anderson 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.60
J. Walker 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.43
F. Rodney (L, 0-3) 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 7.84
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Contreras 4.2 5 2 2 4 6 0 4.40
F. Heredia 2.0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2.92
J. Nelson 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.26
G. White (W, 4-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.89
M. Rivera (S, 34) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.87
IBB - D Young (by F Heredia).
HBP - C Pena (by M Rivera).
Pitches-strikes - N Robertson 103-66; M Anderson 11-7; J Walker 4-3; F Rodney 27-19; J Contreras 94-51; F Heredia 33-21; J Nelson 19-13; G White 1-1; M Rivera 19-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Robertson 6-6; M Anderson 1-0; J Walker 0-0; F Rodney 1-1; J Contreras 4-3; F Heredia 3-3; J Nelson 0-0; G White 0-1; M Rivera 0-2.
Batters faced - N Robertson 25; M Anderson 3; J Walker 1; F Rodney 6; J Contreras 22; F Heredia 10; J Nelson 4; G White 1; M Rivera 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 31,828.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
NEW YORK'S JOSE CONTRERAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE FIFTH INNING DUE TO A MILD SPRAIN OF THE LEFT ANKLE. X-RAYS WERE NEGATIVE AND HE IS LISTED AS DAY-TO-DAY.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2003 10:38 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Detroit
R. Santiago R. Santiago
2-4
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Posada J. Posada
1-3
2 RBI