NY Yankees 12, Kansas City 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(2-5)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 7 1
NY Yankees 3 0 1 2 2 1 3 0 X 12 15 0
WP: S. Chacon (1-1)
LP: J. Affeldt (0-1)
(4-4)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- R. Sanders homered to deep left, M. Grudzielanek scored
- E. Brown doubled to deep center, M. Stairs scored
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left, J. Damon and D. Jeter scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- J. Posada singled to center, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Giambi to third
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- G. Sheffield singled to left, J. Damon scored, D. Jeter to second
- D. Jeter scored, G. Sheffield to second on wild pitch
Top 5th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek doubled to deep right, S. Costa scored
- D. Mientkiewicz doubled to right, M. Grudzielanek scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- M. Cairo singled to right, H. Matsui scored, J. Posada to third
- J. Damon singled to second, J. Posada scored, M. Cairo to second
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi doubled to deep center, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Giambi to third advancing on throw
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to right, M. Cairo scored
- A. Rodriguez reached on fielder's choice, D. Jeter scored, G. Sheffield to second on shortstop A. Berroa's fielding error
- J. Giambi doubled to right center, G. Sheffield scored, A. Rodriguez to third
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Costa cf 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 .250
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .345
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .182
R. Sanders rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .333
M. Stairs dh 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .000
E. Brown lf 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .280
M. Teahen 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .167
    E. German ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
P. Bako c 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .167
    J. Buck ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 34 5 7 5 3 6 10  
 Batting
2B - E Brown (3, S Chacon); M Grudzielanek (3, S Chacon); D Mientkiewicz (2, S Chacon).
HR - R Sanders (3, 1st inning off S Chacon 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Sanders 2 (9), E Brown (4), M Grudzielanek (1), D Mientkiewicz (3).
2-out RBI - R Sanders 2, E Brown.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 1, M Stairs 1, M Teahen 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - A Berroa (3, ground ball).
Outfield assists - E Brown (J Giambi at Home).
DP - 3 (M Grudzielanek-A Berroa-D Mientkiewicz, E Brown-P Bako, S Stemle-A Berroa-D Mientkiewicz).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .333
D. Jeter ss 3 3 1 1 2 0 4 .333
G. Sheffield dh 5 2 3 4 0 0 0 .265
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 .290
J. Giambi 1b 4 0 2 2 1 0 1 .261
    A. Phillips pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
H. Matsui lf 4 1 1 0 1 2 4 .375
    B. Crosby lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Posada c 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .300
B. Williams rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .259
M. Cairo 2b 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .250
 Totals 37 12 15 10 8 3 20  
 Batting
2B - J Giambi 2 (2, L Hudson, S Stemle).
HR - G Sheffield (2, 1st inning off J Affeldt 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - G Sheffield 4 (8), J Posada (8), M Cairo (1), J Damon (3), J Giambi 2 (6), D Jeter (8).
2-out RBI - J Posada, D Jeter, J Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, B Williams 1, J Giambi 1, H Matsui 2.
GIDP - D Jeter, M Cairo.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - A Rodriguez (1, 2nd base off J Affeldt/P Bako), M Cairo (1, 2nd base off L Hudson/P Bako).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Affeldt (L, 0-1) 3.1 7 6 6 4 2 1 14.73
J. Gobble 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 0 13.50
L. Hudson 2.2 5 4 2 3 1 0 3.38
S. Stemle 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 13.50
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Chacon (W, 1-1) 6.0 7 5 5 2 5 1 7.59
M. Myers 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
K. Farnsworth 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.00
R. Villone 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.45
WP - J Gobble, L Hudson.
IBB - H Matsui (by L Hudson).
Pitches-strikes - J Affeldt 88-47; J Gobble 19-9; L Hudson 62-36; S Stemle 24-14; S Chacon 92-56; M Myers 11-6; K Farnsworth 13-7; R Villone 17-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Affeldt 5-3; J Gobble 0-2; L Hudson 3-3; S Stemle 5-0; S Chacon 6-7; M Myers 1-2; K Farnsworth 1-2; R Villone 1-1.
Batters faced - J Affeldt 21; J Gobble 4; L Hudson 14; S Stemle 6; S Chacon 27; M Myers 3; K Farnsworth 4; R Villone 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Terry Craft. 3B--Dan Iassogna.
Time: 3:14.
Attendance: 41,448.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, Apr 13, 2006 4:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
R. Sanders R. Sanders
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
G. Sheffield G. Sheffield
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI