NY Yankees 7, Baltimore 6
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(70-82)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 6 8 2
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 X 7 8 2
WP: M. Mussina (13-8) S: T. Gordon (2)
LP: B. Chen (12-10)
(89-63)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Baltimore
- B. Castro singled to left, L. Matos scored, D. Newhan to second
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada homered to deep center
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui singled to right, R. Cano scored, G. Sheffield to second
- J. Posada homered to deep left, G. Sheffield and H. Matsui scored
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to center, R. Cano scored
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left
Top 8th: Baltimore
- M. Tejada singled to left center, B. Castro scored, M. Mora to second
- J. Gibbons doubled to deep right, M. Mora scored, M. Tejada to third
- B.J. Surhoff grounded out to second, M. Tejada scored, J. Gibbons to third
- J. Lopez doubled to deep left center, J. Gibbons scored
Top 9th: Baltimore
- M. Mora homered to deep right
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Castro 2b 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .293
M. Mora 3b 4 2 1 1 1 0 2 .280
M. Tejada ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .308
J. Gibbons rf 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .270
B.J. Surhoff 1b 4 0 0 1 0 2 1 .270
J. Lopez c 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .286
W. Young dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .250
    A. Freire ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
L. Matos cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .286
D. Newhan lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .205
    E. Byrnes ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234
 Totals 36 6 8 6 2 8 10  
 Batting
2B - M Tejada (49, M Mussina); J Gibbons (29, A Leiter); J Lopez (21, T Sturtze).
HR - M Mora (21, 9th inning off T Gordon 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Castro (5), M Tejada (93), J Gibbons (67), B Surhoff (32), J Lopez (45), M Mora (76).
2-out RBI - M Mora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lopez 1, L Matos 1, J Gibbons 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - B Castro (2, catch); M Tejada (20, ground ball).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 0 2 0 0 1 3 .306
R. Cano 2b 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 .291
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 .316
G. Sheffield dh 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 .297
H. Matsui lf 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .299
J. Posada c 4 2 2 4 0 1 1 .264
B. Williams cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
T. Martinez 1b 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .244
M. Lawton rf 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 .130
    R. Sierra ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
    B. Crosby rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
 Totals 32 7 8 7 4 8 14  
 Batting
3B - R Cano (4, A Rakers).
HR - J Posada 2 (19, 5th inning off B Chen 0 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off B Chen 2 on, 1 Out), G Sheffield (30, 7th inning off A Rakers 0 on, 1 Out).
S - R Cano.
SF - A Rodriguez.
RBI - J Posada 4 (69), H Matsui (111), A Rodriguez (121), G Sheffield (110).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 2, H Matsui 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - T Martinez (2, 2nd base off B Chen/J Lopez).
 
 Fielding
E - D Jeter (15, ground ball); T Martinez (8, ground ball).
DP - 1 (D Jeter-R Cano).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Chen (L, 12-10) 5.1 5 5 4 1 8 2 3.60
T. Byrdak 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.38
A. Rakers 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 5.00
S. Kline 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.42
T. Williams 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.47
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina (W, 13-8) 6.0 4 1 0 0 6 0 4.20
A. Leiter 1.0 2 4 4 2 1 0 5.31
T. Sturtze (H, 16) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.18
T. Gordon (S, 2) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.56
HBP - J Lopez (by M Mussina).
Pitches-strikes - B Chen 92-59; T Byrdak 12-4; A Rakers 18-9; S Kline 12-8; T Williams 10-6; M Mussina 76-58; A Leiter 37-19; T Sturtze 12-8; T Gordon 11-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Chen 4-5; T Byrdak 1-0; A Rakers 1-2; S Kline 2-1; T Williams 1-0; M Mussina 7-5; A Leiter 0-2; T Sturtze 2-0; T Gordon 3-0.
Batters faced - B Chen 24; T Byrdak 3; A Rakers 6; S Kline 3; T Williams 2; M Mussina 24; A Leiter 7; T Sturtze 4; T Gordon 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 52,368.
Weather: 76 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, right to left.

Updated on Friday, Sep 23, 2005 5:21 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
M. Tejada M. Tejada
2-5
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Posada J. Posada
2-4, 2 HR
4 RBI