NY Yankees 4, Texas 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(20-19)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 0
NY Yankees 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 4 10 3
WP: C. Wang (4-1) S: M. Rivera (8)
LP: K. Loe (2-4)
(23-15)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Posada singled to left, D. Jeter scored, J. Giambi to second
Top 4th: Texas
- K. Mench singled to left, P. Nevin scored, H. Blalock to third, K. Mench out at second
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada singled to center, J. Giambi scored, A. Rodriguez to second
- R. Cano singled to right center, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Posada to third
- B. Williams singled to right, J. Posada scored, R. Cano to second
Top 8th: Texas
- G. Matthews Jr. homered to deep right, G. Laird scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .307
M. Young ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .323
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287
P. Nevin dh 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .242
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .336
K. Mench rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .295
B. Wilkerson lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .263
M. DeRosa 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .357
G. Laird c 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 .349
 Totals 32 3 6 3 1 4 9  
 Batting
2B - G Laird (2, C Wang).
HR - G Matthews Jr (3, 8th inning off C Wang 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - K Mench (28), G Matthews Jr 2 (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Wilkerson 1.
GIDP - M Young, G Laird, P Nevin.
Team LOB - 3.
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
D. Jeter ss 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .353
J. Giambi dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .271
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .280
J. Posada c 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 .310
R. Cano 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .312
B. Williams rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .239
A. Phillips 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .174
B. Crosby lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .243
 Totals 33 4 10 4 2 5 11  
 Batting
2B - J Giambi (5, K Loe).
S - B Crosby.
RBI - J Posada 2 (26), R Cano (15), B Williams (15).
2-out RBI - J Posada 2, R Cano, B Williams.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Phillips 1, J Damon 1, R Cano 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - A Phillips (3, catch); R Cano 2 (3, catch, ground ball).
Outfield assists - B Crosby (K Mench at 2nd base).
DP - 3 (C Wang-R Cano-A Phillips, A Rodriguez-R Cano-A Phillips 2).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Loe (L, 2-4) 5.0 9 4 4 1 1 0 4.53
C.J. Wilson 2.0 1 0 0 1 4 0 4.61
F. Cordero 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.50
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Wang (W, 4-1) 8.0 6 3 2 1 3 1 3.79
M. Rivera (S, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
HBP - J Posada (by K Loe).
Pitches-strikes - K Loe 91-58; C Wilson 35-23; F Cordero 14-10; C Wang 81-55; M Rivera 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Loe 7-7; C Wilson 1-1; F Cordero 3-0; C Wang 18-3; M Rivera 0-2.
Batters faced - K Loe 26; C Wilson 8; F Cordero 3; C Wang 30; M Rivera 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Derryl Cousins. 2B--Tim Timmons. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 2:34.
Attendance: 52,547.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, May 18, 2006 4:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
G. Matthews Jr. G. Matthews Jr.
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Posada J. Posada
2-2
2 RBI