NY Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 11 2
NY Yankees 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 7 12 0
WP: J. Lieber (13-8)
LP: T. Ritchie (0-2)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
-D. Jeter homered to deep left
-B. Williams singled to right center, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
-J. Flaherty homered to deep left
-G. Sheffield tripled to deep center, M. Cairo scored
-H. Matsui safe at first on second baseman J. Cantu's fielding error, G. Sheffield scored
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
-M. Cummings doubled to deep right, A. Huff scored
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
-J. Giambi singled to deep right, H. Matsui scored, B. Williams to third
-J. Olerud singled to left, B. Williams scored, J. Giambi to second
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
-B. Fordyce ground rule double to deep left, M. Cummings scored
Top 8th: Tampa Bay
-A. Huff doubled to deep right, J. Cruz Jr. scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .292
J. Cruz Jr. rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
A. Huff 3b 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 .301
T. Martinez 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .267
R. Baldelli cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .283
M. Cummings dh 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .276
B.J. Upton ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .266
J. Cantu 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .287
B. Fordyce c 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .207
    J. Lugo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
 Totals 32 2 9 3 0 4 15  
 Batting
2B - M Cummings (3, J Lieber); T Martinez (20, J Lieber); B Fordyce (6, J Lieber); A Huff (25, J Lieber).
RBI - M Cummings (3), B Fordyce (7), A Huff (100).
2-out RBI - M Cummings, B Fordyce.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 1, R Baldelli 1, B Upton 1.
GIDP - J Cantu.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Cantu (8, ground ball).
DP - 1 (A Huff-J Cantu-T Martinez).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 1 3 1 1 0 1 .293
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 0 0 1 2 3 .292
G. Sheffield rf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .294
H. Matsui lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .295
B. Williams cf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .259
J. Giambi dh 3 0 1 1 2 0 3 .214
J. Olerud 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .262
J. Flaherty c 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .242
M. Cairo 2b 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .294
 Totals 36 7 12 6 6 5 16  
 Batting
3B - G Sheffield (1, T Ritchie).
HR - D Jeter (23, 1st inning off T Ritchie 0 on, 0 Out), J Flaherty (6, 2nd inning off T Ritchie 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Jeter (76), B Williams (67), J Flaherty (16), G Sheffield (118), J Giambi (40), J Olerud (45).
2-out RBI - B Williams, G Sheffield, J Giambi, J Olerud.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Flaherty 1, J Giambi 1, J Olerud 1, G Sheffield 1.
GIDP - A Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - H Matsui (C Crawford at 1st base), B Williams (A Huff at Home).
DP - 3 (J Olerud-D Jeter, H Matsui-J Olerud, B Williams- J Flaherty).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Ritchie (L, 0-2) 1.2 6 5 4 2 0 2 10.29
F. Nunez 2.1 4 2 2 2 3 0 5.91
J. Webb 4.0 2 0 0 2 2 0 6.75
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lieber (W, 13-8) 7.1 11 3 3 0 3 0 4.37
T. Gordon 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.21
P. Quantrill 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.39
WP - F Nunez, J Webb, J Lieber.
Pitches-strikes - T Ritchie 50-31; F Nunez 57-32; J Webb 68-37; J Lieber 82-61; T Gordon 8-5; P Quantrill 15-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Ritchie 4-1; F Nunez 3-1; J Webb 5-5; J Lieber 8-10; T Gordon 2-0; P Quantrill 2-0.
Batters faced - T Ritchie 12; F Nunez 14; J Webb 16; J Lieber 31; T Gordon 2; P Quantrill 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Bill Miller.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 29,501.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK'S DEREK JETER LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 23, 2004 11:06 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Tampa Bay
A. Huff A. Huff
4-4
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
D. Jeter D. Jeter
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI