NY Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 7 0
NY Yankees 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 X 5 12 0
WP: J. Vazquez (10-5) S: M. Rivera (31)
LP: J. Colome (2-2)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
-J. Cruz homered to deep right, C. Crawford scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
-D. Jeter singled to center, K. Lofton scored
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
-R. Fick homered to deep right
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
-J. Giambi walked, K. Lofton scored, B. Williams to third, G. Sheffield to second
-J. Posada singled to right, B. Williams and G. Sheffield scored, J. Giambi to second
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
-K. Lofton singled to center, H. Matsui scored
Top 9th: Tampa Bay
-T. Martinez singled to right, J. Lugo scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .306
J. Cruz rf 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 .243
R. Baldelli cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .291
A. Huff 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .269
R. Fick dh 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .209
J. Lugo ss 3 1 1 0 1 2 0 .282
F. McGriff 1b 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .191
T. Hall c 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .278
G. Blum 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .203
    T. Martinez ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .267
    D. Rolls pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
 Totals 33 4 7 4 6 12 10  
 Batting
2B - J Lugo (21, M Rivera).
3B - C Crawford (9, J Vazquez).
HR - J Cruz (14, 1st inning off J Vazquez 1 on, 0 Out), R Fick (5, 4th inning off J Vazquez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Cruz 2 (45), R Fick (20), T Martinez (42).
2-out RBI - T Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hall 3, R Baldelli 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - C Crawford (11, 2nd base by J Vazquez/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (G Blum-J Lugo-F McGriff).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Williams dh 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .267
D. Jeter ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .279
G. Sheffield rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .295
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .271
J. Giambi 1b 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .244
    B. Crosby pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    T. Clark 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
J. Posada c 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .274
H. Matsui lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .288
M. Cairo 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .303
K. Lofton cf 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 .299
 Totals 33 5 12 5 3 1 18  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton (5, J Halama); M Cairo (10, L Carter); H Matsui (15, T Miller).
S - D Jeter , M Cairo.
RBI - D Jeter (45), J Giambi (34), J Posada 2 (38), K Lofton (7).
2-out RBI - J Giambi, J Posada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Giambi 1, A Rodriguez 1, H Matsui 1.
GIDP - H Matsui.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - D Jeter (10, 2nd base off J Halama/T Hall).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Halama 4.0 7 3 3 1 0 0 4.09
J. Colome (L, 2-2) 0.2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.37
L. Carter 2.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.12
T. Miller 0.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 2.96
T. Harper 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.62
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Vazquez (W, 10-5) 5.2 4 3 3 5 9 2 3.56
P. Quantrill 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.05
T. Gordon 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.63
M. Rivera (S, 31) 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 1.02
BALK - J Vazquez.
Pitches-strikes - J Halama 60-36; J Colome 7-3; L Carter 52-32; T Miller 13-11; T Harper 4-3; J Vazquez 111-65; P Quantrill 14-13; T Gordon 18-12; M Rivera 26-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Halama 9-3; J Colome 1-1; L Carter 1-5; T Miller 1-0; T Harper 1-1; J Vazquez 3-4; P Quantrill 0-3; T Gordon 0-1; M Rivera 1-2.
Batters faced - J Halama 19; J Colome 3; L Carter 9; T Miller 5; T Harper 2; J Vazquez 26; P Quantrill 3; T Gordon 3; M Rivera 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Ejections: TAMPA BAY's Piniella by Iassogna (8th).
Time: 3:26.
Attendance: 47,700.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
TAMPA BAY MANAGER LOU PINELLA WAS EJECTED FROM THE GAME BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE DAN IASSOGNA IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Friday, Jul 9, 2004 10:46 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Tampa Bay
J. Cruz J. Cruz
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
K. Lofton K. Lofton
3-4
1 RBI