Yankees 15, Tigers 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 5 4
NY Yankees 4 1 0 5 0 0 1 4 X 15 12 4
WP: A. Pettitte (18-8)
LP: G. Knotts (3-6)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-J. Posada singled to center, A. Soriano and N. Johnson scored, B. Williams to second
-H. Matsui doubled to deep right center, B. Williams and J. Posada scored
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
-N. Johnson homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Detroit
-D. Klassen reached on fielder's choice, R. Santiago scored, A. Sanchez to third
-B. Higginson singled to shallow center, A. Sanchez scored, D. Klassen to second
-C. Pena safe at first on first baseman N. Johnson's fielding error, D. Klassen and B. Higginson scored, C. Monroe to third
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
-H. Matsui homered to deep left center
-D. Jeter singled to right, A. Boone scored, K. Garcia to third, N. Johnson to second
-J. Giambi hit by pitch, K. Garcia scored, N. Johnson to third, D. Jeter to second
-B. Williams walked, N. Johnson scored, D. Jeter to third, J. Giambi to second
-J. Posada grounded into fielder's choice, D. Jeter scored, J. Giambi to third, B. Williams out at second
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
-A. Boone homered to deep left
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
-J. Posada homered to deep right, N. Johnson, E. Wilson and B. Williams scored
Top 9th: Detroit
-S. Halter homered to deep left
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Sanchez cf 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .280
D. Klassen 3b 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 .236
B. Higginson rf 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .240
   A. Torres rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
D. Young dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .286
C. Monroe lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .220
C. Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .249
S. Halter 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .220
B. Inge c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .201
   A.J. Hinch c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
R. Santiago ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .221
 Totals 34 5 5 2 3 9 13  
 Batting
2B - R Santiago (14, C Hammond).
HR - S Halter (10, 9th inning off J De Paula 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Higginson (48), S Halter (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Higginson 1, S Halter 1.
GIDP - B Inge.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - C Pena 3 (13, catch, ground ball 2); C Monroe (5, fly ball).
DP - 2 (R Santiago-C Pena, S Halter-R Santiago-C Pena).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano 2b 6 1 1 0 0 2 6 .282
N. Johnson 1b 3 4 2 1 2 1 1 .304
D. Jeter ss 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .324
   E. Wilson ss 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217
J. Giambi dh 3 0 0 1 1 1 4 .245
B. Williams cf 2 2 0 1 3 1 1 .266
J. Posada c 4 2 3 7 1 0 1 .276
   M. Hernandez c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
H. Matsui lf 5 1 2 3 0 1 3 .288
A. Boone 3b 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .209
K. Garcia rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .255
 Totals 37 15 12 15 7 9 22  
 Batting
2B - H Matsui (41, G Knotts).
HR - N Johnson (12, 2nd inning off G Knotts 0 on, 2 Out), H Matsui (16, 4th inning off G Knotts 0 on, 0 Out), A Boone (2, 7th inning off F German 0 on, 2 Out), J Posada (28, 8th inning off B Schmack 3 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Posada 7 (89), H Matsui 3 (99), N Johnson (44), D Jeter (49), J Giambi (96), B Williams (56), A Boone (15).
2-out RBI - J Posada 6, H Matsui 2, N Johnson, A Boone.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Boone 1, A Soriano 2, H Matsui 1.
GIDP - B Williams, H Matsui.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - A Soriano (33, 2nd base off G Knotts/B Inge).
 
 Fielding
E - A Pettitte (5, throw); N Johnson 3 (5, dropped foul ball, ground ball 2).
DP - 1 (A Boone-A Soriano-N Johnson).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Knotts (L, 3-6) 3.1 8 10 8 3 4 2 5.40
E. Eckenstahler 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.77
C. Spurling 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.87
J. Bonderman 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 5.64
F. German 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 4.99
B. Schmack 0.2 2 4 4 1 0 1 5.62
D. Patterson 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.08
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte (W, 18-8) 6.0 3 4 2 3 7 0 4.30
C. Hammond 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.90
J. De Paula 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 9.00
HBP - J Giambi (by E Eckenstahler); D Jeter (by B Schmack).
Pitches-strikes - G Knotts 79-48; E Eckenstahler 10-3; C Spurling 9-5; J Bonderman 25-16; F German 12-7; B Schmack 37-23; D Patterson 9-6; A Pettitte 106-68; C Hammond 22-16; J De Paula 21-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Knotts 1-4; E Eckenstahler 0-0; C Spurling 1-0; J Bonderman 3-0; F German 2-0; B Schmack 1-1; D Patterson 1-0; A Pettitte 10-1; C Hammond 2-3; J De Paula 1-1.
Batters faced - G Knotts 21; E Eckenstahler 1; C Spurling 3; J Bonderman 7; F German 4; B Schmack 8; D Patterson 2; A Pettitte 26; C Hammond 7; J De Paula 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Time: 3:11.
Attendance: 34,000.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, left to right.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 11, 2003 12:22 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Detroit
S. Halter S. Halter
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Posada J. Posada
3-4, 1 HR
7 RBI