NY Yankees 5, Detroit 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 5 13 1
Detroit 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
WP: O. Hernandez (2-0) S: M. Rivera (33)
LP: G. Knotts (5-4)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez singled to center, K. Lofton scored
Bot 2nd: Detroit
-E. Munson homered to deep right, R. White scored
Top 5th: NY Yankees
-R. Sierra homered to deep right
-G. Sheffield homered to deep left, D. Jeter scored
Bot 5th: Detroit
-D. Young singled to left, B. Higginson scored, I. Rodriguez to second
Top 7th: NY Yankees
-G. Sheffield singled to center, D. Jeter scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 .302
D. Jeter ss 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 .275
G. Sheffield rf 5 1 3 3 0 0 0 .303
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 0 3 1 1 0 2 .277
J. Giambi 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .229
    T. Clark 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
J. Posada c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .267
H. Matsui lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .287
R. Sierra dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .265
E. Wilson 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .212
 Totals 40 5 13 5 1 6 16  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton (6, G Knotts); E Wilson (5, G Knotts).
HR - R Sierra (9, 5th inning off G Knotts 0 on, 0 Out), G Sheffield (17, 5th inning off G Knotts 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez (61), R Sierra (33), G Sheffield 3 (62).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez, G Sheffield 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Lofton 2, A Rodriguez 1, H Matsui 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - K Lofton (2, line drive).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Infante 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .274
B. Higginson rf 5 1 2 0 0 2 0 .265
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .367
D. Young dh 3 0 1 1 1 2 2 .302
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .322
R. White lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .275
C. Pena 1b 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .232
E. Munson 3b 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .230
B. Inge cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .291
 Totals 35 3 9 3 3 12 16  
 Batting
2B - B Higginson (16, O Hernandez).
HR - E Munson (14, 2nd inning off O Hernandez 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Munson 2 (38), D Young (23).
2-out RBI - D Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 1, C Guillen 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - I Rodriguez (1, 2nd base by O Hernandez/J Posada).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Hernandez (W, 2-0) 5.0 6 3 3 3 6 1 4.50
P. Quantrill 1.1 3 0 0 0 1 0 2.98
T. Gordon 1.2 0 0 0 0 4 0 1.72
M. Rivera (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.95
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Knotts (L, 5-4) 5.2 10 4 4 0 3 2 5.15
E. Yan 0.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.29
J. Walker 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.97
U. Urbina 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.50
WP - E Yan.
Pitches-strikes - O Hernandez 99-57; P Quantrill 26-20; T Gordon 21-15; M Rivera 15-10; G Knotts 80-54; E Yan 16-12; J Walker 17-14; U Urbina 15-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - O Hernandez 3-5; P Quantrill 0-3; T Gordon 1-0; M Rivera 2-0; G Knotts 9-5; E Yan 0-0; J Walker 0-5; U Urbina 0-2.
Batters faced - O Hernandez 23; P Quantrill 7; T Gordon 5; M Rivera 3; G Knotts 27; E Yan 4; J Walker 6; U Urbina 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dana Demuth. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Kerwin Danley. 3B--Marvin Hudson.
Time: 3:01.
Attendance: 41,857.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 17, 2004 10:38 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 NY Yankees
G. Sheffield G. Sheffield
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Detroit
E. Munson E. Munson
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI