NY Yankees 8, Baltimore 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 11 3
NY Yankees 0 0 1 1 1 0 5 0 X 8 12 1
WP: T. Sturtze (1-0) S: M. Rivera (1)
LP: S. Reed (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Baltimore
- L. Matos hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Lopez scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez singled to center, R. Sanchez scored, D. Jeter to second
Top 4th: Baltimore
- C. Gomez walked, J. Lopez scored, B.J. Surhoff to third, L. Matos to second
- G. Gil singled to left, B.J. Surhoff scored, L. Matos to third, C. Gomez to second
- M. Tejada singled to right, L. Matos and C. Gomez scored, G. Gil to third
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi homered to deep right
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield grounded into fielder's choice, R. Sanchez to third, A. Rodriguez out at second, R. Sanchez scored on second baseman B. Roberts' fielding error
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield singled to left center, T. Womack scored, D. Jeter to second
- H. Matsui ground rule double to left, D. Jeter scored, G. Sheffield to third
- R. Sierra homered to deep left, H. Matsui and G. Sheffield scored
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 0 2 0 0 2 4 .400
M. Mora 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .048
M. Tejada ss 5 0 2 2 0 0 2 .368
S. Sosa rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .250
J. Lopez dh 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 .278
B.J. Surhoff lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .125
L. Matos cf 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .308
C. Gomez 1b 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 .333
    R. Palmeiro 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
G. Gil c 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .400
 Totals 36 5 11 5 1 7 22  
 Batting
2B - J Lopez (1, R Johnson); B Roberts (1, M Rivera).
S - M Mora.
SF - L Matos.
RBI - L Matos (5), C Gomez (1), G Gil (1), M Tejada 2 (4).
2-out RBI - M Tejada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 4, B Surhoff 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - C Gomez (1, 2nd base off R Johnson/J Posada), S Sosa (1, 2nd base off T Sturtze/J Posada).
CS - C Gomez (1, Home by R Johnson/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - B Roberts (2, catch); R Palmeiro (1, ground ball); M Tejada (2, ground ball).
DP - 1 (G Gil-B Roberts).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .474
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 0 3 1 0 0 2 .273
G. Sheffield rf 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .190
H. Matsui lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .400
R. Sierra dh 4 1 1 3 0 2 0 .273
J. Posada c 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286
J. Giambi 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .214
    T. Martinez pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
B. Williams cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .062
R. Sanchez 2b 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 .500
    T. Womack ph-2b 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .294
 Totals 37 8 12 7 2 8 16  
 Batting
2B - H Matsui (1, S Kline).
HR - J Giambi (1, 4th inning off B Chen 0 on, 2 Out), R Sierra (1, 7th inning off S Kline 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez (3), J Giambi (1), G Sheffield (6), H Matsui (8), R Sierra 3 (4).
2-out RBI - J Giambi, G Sheffield, H Matsui, R Sierra 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Williams 2, H Matsui 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - D Jeter (2, 3rd base off B Chen/G Gil), A Rodriguez (1, 2nd base off B Chen/G Gil).
CS - A Rodriguez (1, 2nd base by B Chen/G Gil).
 
 Fielding
E - J Giambi (2, ground ball).
PB - J Posada.
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Chen 6.0 8 3 2 0 6 1 3.00
S. Reed (L, 0-1) 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 0 13.50
S. Kline (BS, 1) 0.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 23.14
J. Julio 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Johnson 6.0 8 5 4 1 4 0 3.75
T. Sturtze (W, 1-0) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
T. Gordon (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
M. Rivera (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
WP - T Sturtze.
HBP - L Matos (by R Johnson).
Pitches-strikes - B Chen 110-69; S Reed 23-13; S Kline 17-9; J Julio 14-11; R Johnson 100-66; T Sturtze 22-15; T Gordon 8-7; M Rivera 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Chen 6-5; S Reed 0-1; S Kline 0-0; J Julio 0-3; R Johnson 5-8; T Sturtze 0-1; T Gordon 3-0; M Rivera 1-1.
Batters faced - B Chen 25; S Reed 5; S Kline 4; J Julio 5; R Johnson 28; T Sturtze 5; T Gordon 3; M Rivera 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 50,275.
Weather: 55 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, in from left.

Updated on Sunday, Apr 10, 2005 5:04 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
M. Tejada M. Tejada
2-5
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
R. Sierra R. Sierra
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI