NY Yankees 9, Tampa Bay 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
NY Yankees 3 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 X 9 12 1
WP: M. Mussina (10-9)
LP: D. Brazelton (6-7)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-G. Sheffield singled to left, D. Jeter scored, A. Rodriguez to third
-H. Matsui doubled to right, A. Rodriguez scored, G. Sheffield to third
-B. Williams grounded out to second, G. Sheffield scored, H. Matsui to third
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
-J. Cantu grounded into fielder's choice, J. Lugo scored, J. Cruz Jr. out at second
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
-D. Jeter hit sacrifice fly to left center, M. Cairo scored
-G. Sheffield singled to left, K. Lofton scored
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez walked, M. Cairo scored, K. Lofton to third, D. Jeter to second
-H. Matsui walked, K. Lofton scored, D. Jeter to third, A. Rodriguez to second
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
-J. Posada singled to left, G. Sheffield scored, H. Matsui to second
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
-A. Rodriguez singled to left, K. Lofton scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .292
R. Baldelli cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
A. Huff dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .293
    D. Rolls ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .149
T. Martinez 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
    M. Diaz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Lugo ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .269
    B.J. Upton ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .280
J. Cruz Jr. rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
J. Cantu 2b 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .286
T. Hall c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .265
G. Blum 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .222
 Totals 29 1 4 1 0 4 7  
 Batting
2B - J Lugo (32, M Mussina).
RBI - J Cantu (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cruz 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - J Cruz (9, bobble); J Lugo (18, throw).
DP - 1 (D Brazelton-J Lugo-T Martinez).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 1 2 1 0 2 3 .280
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 .288
G. Sheffield rf 4 2 2 2 1 0 4 .303
H. Matsui lf 3 0 2 2 1 0 1 .298
    B. Crosby lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
J. Posada c 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .271
B. Williams dh 5 0 1 1 0 1 4 .255
J. Olerud 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259
M. Cairo 2b 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 .283
K. Lofton cf 4 3 2 0 0 0 1 .276
 Totals 34 9 12 9 5 7 23  
 Batting
2B - H Matsui (28, D Brazelton).
SF - D Jeter.
RBI - G Sheffield 2 (105), H Matsui 2 (95), B Williams (60), D Jeter (64), A Rodriguez 2 (89), J Posada (66).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield, A Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, B Williams 2, J Olerud 2.
GIDP - J Olerud.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - A Rodriguez (12, ground ball).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Brazelton (L, 6-7) 3.0 9 7 6 2 1 0 4.33
S. Kazmir 3.0 2 1 1 3 4 0 5.62
T. Harper 1.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4.02
T. Miller 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.35
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina (W, 10-9) 8.0 4 1 1 0 6 0 5.03
F. Heredia 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
BALK - D Brazelton.
HBP - M Cairo 2 (by D Brazelton, T Harper).
Pitches-strikes - D Brazelton 74-41; S Kazmir 67-37; T Harper 18-11; T Miller 8-5; M Mussina 102-68; F Heredia 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Brazelton 5-3; S Kazmir 2-3; T Harper 1-1; T Miller 2-0; M Mussina 11-7; F Heredia 2-1.
Batters faced - D Brazelton 20; S Kazmir 14; T Harper 5; T Miller 3; M Mussina 28; F Heredia 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Crawford. 1B--Matt Hollowell. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Brian Onora.
Time: 2:56.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
HOME PLATE UMPIRE JERRY CRAWFORD LEFT THE GAME AFTER BEING STRUCK BY A FOUL BALL. MATT HOLLOWELL REPLACED CRAWFORD BEHIND THE PLATE.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 9, 2004 11:08 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Tampa Bay
J. Lugo J. Lugo
1-3
0 RBI
 NY Yankees
H. Matsui H. Matsui
2-3
2 RBI