NY Yankees 20, Tampa Bay 11
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(23-47)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 5 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 11 18 0
NY Yankees 0 1 1 0 4 1 0 13 X 20 23 1
WP: B. Groom (1-0)
LP: T. Harper (1-6)
(37-32)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- D. Hollins homered to deep left, E. Perez scored
- K. Cash homered to deep left
- C. Crawford tripled to deep right, A. Gonzalez scored
- J. Lugo singled to shallow left, C. Crawford scored
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
- B. Williams hit sacrifice fly to deep right, H. Matsui scored, J. Giambi to third
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- J. Gomes homered to deep right, E. Perez scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield singled to right, D. Jeter scored
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- T. Lee safe at first on second baseman R. Cano's fielding error, C. Crawford scored, J. Lugo to third, A. Huff to second
- D. Hollins singled to right, J. Lugo and A. Huff scored, T. Lee to third
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left, D. Jeter and T. Womack scored
- B. Williams doubled to deep right, H. Matsui scored, J. Giambi to third
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter homered to deep center
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- J. Cantu grounded into fielder's choice, A. Gonzalez scored, C. Crawford out at third, J. Lugo to second
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
- R. Sierra grounded out to second, R. Cano scored, D. Jeter to second
- A. Rodriguez singled to left, D. Jeter scored, G. Sheffield to second
- H. Matsui doubled to deep right, G. Sheffield scored, A. Rodriguez to third
- B. Williams tripled to deep center, A. Rodriguez, H. Matsui and R. Johnson scored
- J. Posada homered to deep right, B. Williams scored
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left, D. Jeter and R. Sierra scored
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep right
- H. Matsui homered to deep center
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 6 2 4 1 0 1 0 .281
J. Lugo ss 5 1 2 1 1 2 0 .288
J. Cantu 2b 6 0 1 1 0 1 5 .305
A. Huff rf 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 .256
E. Perez 1b 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 .269
    T. Lee ph-1b 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .257
J. Gomes dh 5 1 3 2 0 0 4 .356
D. Hollins cf 5 1 2 4 0 0 2 .320
K. Cash c 4 1 1 1 1 3 2 .273
A. Gonzalez 3b 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 .252
 Totals 44 11 18 11 4 8 20  
 Batting
2B - T Lee (11, B Groom).
3B - C Crawford (7, R Johnson).
HR - D Hollins (7, 2nd inning off R Johnson 1 on, 1 Out), K Cash (2, 2nd inning off R Johnson 0 on, 1 Out), J Gomes (4, 3rd inning off R Johnson 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Hollins 4 (24), K Cash (2), C Crawford (43), J Lugo (32), J Gomes 2 (9), T Lee (18), J Cantu (37).
2-out RBI - D Hollins 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cantu 1, A Huff 2, K Cash 1.
GIDP - A Gonzalez.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - A Gonzalez (2, 2nd base off R Johnson/J Flaherty), J Lugo 2 (19, 2nd base off R Johnson/J Flaherty, 2nd base off S Proctor/J Flaherty), C Crawford (19, 3rd base off S Proctor/J Flaherty).
CS - T Lee (2, 2nd base by T Sturtze/J Posada).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 6 5 5 1 0 0 0 .310
T. Womack lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .248
    R. Sierra ph-lf 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .233
G. Sheffield rf 6 3 4 7 0 0 0 .314
A. Rodriguez 3b 6 2 2 2 0 1 1 .324
H. Matsui dh 5 4 4 2 1 1 0 .295
J. Giambi 1b 3 0 2 0 2 0 1 .252
    R. Johnson pr-1b 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Williams cf 4 1 2 5 0 0 1 .254
J. Flaherty c 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .208
    J. Posada ph-c 2 1 1 2 1 0 1 .294
R. Cano 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .280
 Totals 46 20 23 20 4 5 9  
 Batting
2B - J Giambi (6, H Nomo); D Jeter (11, H Nomo); B Williams (11, H Nomo); H Matsui (22, T Harper).
3B - B Williams (1, T Harper).
HR - G Sheffield 2 (12, 5th inning off H Nomo 2 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off T Harper 2 on, 2 Out), D Jeter (9, 6th inning off C Orvella 0 on, 0 Out), J Posada (10, 8th inning off T Harper 1 on, 1 Out), A Rodriguez (20, 8th inning off T Harper 0 on, 2 Out), H Matsui (9, 8th inning off T Harper 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - B Williams.
RBI - B Williams 5 (25), G Sheffield 7 (51), D Jeter (32), R Sierra (15), A Rodriguez 2 (63), H Matsui 2 (56), J Posada 2 (37).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield 4, B Williams, A Rodriguez, H Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Flaherty 2, R Cano 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - R Cano (6, ground ball).
DP - 1 (A Rodriguez-R Cano-J Giambi).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
H. Nomo 4.2 10 6 6 1 3 1 6.61
C. Orvella 2.1 1 1 1 2 2 1 4.35
F. Nunez 0.1 4 4 4 0 0 0 9.00
T. Harper (L, 1-6; BS, 2) 0.2 8 9 9 1 0 4 9.22
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Johnson 3.0 8 7 7 1 3 3 21.00
S. Proctor 2.0 3 3 1 2 2 0 4.50
M. Stanton 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.39
T. Sturtze 1.1 4 1 1 0 1 0 3.89
B. Groom (W, 1-0) 1.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 4.74
T. Gordon 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.51
IBB - A Huff (by S Proctor), J Giambi (by T Harper).
Pitches-strikes - H Nomo 81-49; C Orvella 39-22; F Nunez 20-14; T Harper 46-25; R Johnson 60-40; S Proctor 45-23; M Stanton 6-5; T Sturtze 25-17; B Groom 23-12; T Gordon 12-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - H Nomo 5-6; C Orvella 0-5; F Nunez 1-0; T Harper 0-2; R Johnson 2-4; S Proctor 3-2; M Stanton 1-0; T Sturtze 2-0; B Groom 3-1; T Gordon 0-1.
Batters faced - H Nomo 25; C Orvella 10; F Nunez 5; T Harper 11; R Johnson 18; S Proctor 12; M Stanton 2; T Sturtze 7; B Groom 6; T Gordon 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Larry Young.
Time: 3:36.
Attendance: 40,241.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TAMPA BAY'S DAMON HOLLINS AND KEVIN CASH IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
NEW YORK'S HIDEKI MATSUI EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING.
THE HOME RUNS BY NEW YORK'S GARY SHEFFIELD, ALEX RODRIGUEZ AND HIDEKI MATSUI IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Tuesday, Jun 21, 2005 11:11 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
C. Crawford C. Crawford
4-6
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
G. Sheffield G. Sheffield
4-6, 2 HR
7 RBI