Baltimore 17, NY Yankees 9
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(92-66)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 9 12 0
Baltimore 2 3 0 3 5 0 0 4 X 17 14 3
WP: A. Rakers (1-0)
LP: A. Leiter (4-5)
(72-86)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter homered to deep left center
Bot 1st: Baltimore
- J. Gibbons doubled to deep right, B. Castro scored, M. Tejada to third
- B.J. Surhoff grounded out to first, M. Tejada scored, J. Gibbons to third
Bot 2nd: Baltimore
- M. Mora doubled to left, B. Castro and C. Gomez scored
- M. Tejada singled to left, M. Mora scored
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left, J. Giambi scored
Top 4th: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left, B. Crosby, B. Williams and J. Giambi scored
Bot 4th: Baltimore
- M. Tejada singled to right, M. Mora scored
- J. Gibbons homered to deep right, M. Tejada scored
Bot 5th: Baltimore
- J. Lopez homered to deep left
- D. Newhan scored, C. Gomez to third, B. Castro to second on passed ball
- M. Tejada walked, C. Gomez scored, B. Castro to third, M. Mora to second
- J. Gibbons walked, B. Castro scored, M. Mora to third, M. Tejada to second
- B.J. Surhoff hit sacrifice fly to deep right, M. Mora scored, M. Tejada to third
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada safe at first on third baseman M. Mora's throwing error, H. Matsui scored, J. Posada to second
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez doubled to deep right center, D. Jeter to third, D. Jeter scored on right fielder J. Gibbons' throwing error
Bot 8th: Baltimore
- L. Matos doubled to deep left center, E. Rogers scored
- M. Mora homered to deep left, B. Castro and L. Matos scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 2 2 1 1 1 2 .311
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 0 1 0 0 2 4 .320
J. Giambi 1b 2 2 0 0 3 1 1 .271
G. Sheffield dh 5 2 2 6 0 0 2 .293
H. Matsui lf 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .300
J. Posada c 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .262
R. Cano 2b 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .294
B. Williams cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .253
B. Crosby rf 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .271
    R. Sierra ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .239
 Totals 39 9 12 7 5 8 21  
 Batting
2B - A Rodriguez (28, C Ray).
HR - D Jeter (18, 1st inning off B Chen 0 on, 0 Out), G Sheffield 2 (33, 3rd inning off B Chen 1 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off B Chen 3 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Jeter (66), G Sheffield 6 (120).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 1, B Williams 1, A Rodriguez 1, G Sheffield 1.
GIDP - J Posada, B Williams.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Rodriguez (18, 3rd base off C Ray/J Lopez).
 
 Fielding
PB - J Posada.
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Castro 2b 5 4 3 0 1 0 2 .302
M. Mora 3b 5 4 2 5 1 1 4 .282
M. Tejada ss 5 2 3 3 1 1 0 .310
J. Gibbons rf 4 1 3 4 1 0 0 .278
    E. Byrnes lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
B.J. Surhoff dh 4 0 0 2 0 0 3 .263
J. Lopez c 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 .280
    E. Rogers pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    G. Gil c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
L. Matos cf 5 1 1 1 0 2 0 .281
D. Newhan lf-rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .197
C. Gomez 1b 2 2 1 0 3 0 1 .275
 Totals 37 17 14 16 9 5 14  
 Batting
2B - B Castro (3, M Mussina); J Gibbons (32, M Mussina); M Mora (30, M Mussina); L Matos (19, T Sturtze).
HR - J Gibbons (24, 4th inning off A Leiter 1 on, 2 Out), J Lopez (13, 5th inning off S Proctor 0 on, 0 Out), M Mora (24, 8th inning off T Sturtze 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - B Surhoff.
RBI - J Gibbons 4 (74), B Surhoff 2 (34), M Mora 5 (84), M Tejada 3 (98), J Lopez (46), L Matos (30).
2-out RBI - M Mora 5, M Tejada 2, J Gibbons 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lopez 2, B Surhoff 1, M Mora 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - D Newhan (9, 2nd base off W Franklin/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - B Castro (4, ground ball); M Mora (16, throw); J Gibbons (4, bobble).
Outfield assists - L Matos (J Giambi at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (M Tejada-B Castro-C Gomez 2).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina 1.2 7 5 5 1 1 0 4.41
A. Leiter (L, 4-5) 2.1 2 3 3 1 1 1 5.55
S. Proctor 0.1 3 4 4 1 1 1 5.83
F. Rodriguez 0.0 0 1 1 2 0 0 4.99
W. Franklin 1.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 5.25
A. Embree 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.66
T. Sturtze 0.2 2 4 4 2 0 1 4.54
J. DePaula 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.10
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Chen 4.0 7 7 7 4 3 3 3.86
A. Rakers (W, 1-0) 2.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
T. Byrdak 0.2 1 1 0 0 2 0 4.21
C. Ray 1.0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2.63
T. Williams 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.41
WP - A Leiter, T Byrdak.
HBP - D Newhan (by W Franklin).
Pitches-strikes - M Mussina 50-32; A Leiter 59-36; S Proctor 22-13; F Rodriguez 12-4; W Franklin 37-18; A Embree 15-9; T Sturtze 22-10; J De Paula 5-4; B Chen 97-56; A Rakers 29-20; T Byrdak 20-13; C Ray 16-9; T Williams 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Mussina 4-0; A Leiter 4-2; S Proctor 0-0; F Rodriguez 0-0; W Franklin 2-2; A Embree 1-2; T Sturtze 2-0; J De Paula 0-0; B Chen 6-3; A Rakers 2-4; T Byrdak 0-0; C Ray 1-0; T Williams 2-1.
Batters faced - M Mussina 13; A Leiter 10; S Proctor 5; F Rodriguez 2; W Franklin 8; A Embree 3; T Sturtze 6; J De Paula 1; B Chen 23; A Rakers 8; T Byrdak 4; C Ray 5; T Williams 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Bruce Froemming. 3B--Mike Winters.
Time: 4:16.
Attendance: 29,557.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK'S DEREK JETER LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2005 12:31 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
G. Sheffield G. Sheffield
2-5, 2 HR
6 RBI
 Baltimore
J. Gibbons J. Gibbons
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI