NY Yankees 6, Detroit 1
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(31-20)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 6 11 1
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
WP: M. Mussina (7-1)
LP: N. Robertson (5-3)
(35-18)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Posada singled to center, J. Giambi scored, A. Rodriguez to second
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez singled to third, A. Phillips scored, T. Long to third, J. Giambi to second
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez tripled to deep center, J. Giambi scored
- R. Cano reached on fielder's choice, A. Rodriguez scored
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- M. Cairo singled to left, M. Cabrera scored, M. Cairo to second advancing on throw
- J. Giambi doubled to deep right, M. Cairo scored
Bot 9th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to left, P. Polanco scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Cabrera lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .318
M. Cairo ss 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .269
J. Giambi dh 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 .272
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 .303
J. Posada c 5 0 1 1 0 1 6 .304
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 .293
B. Williams cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268
A. Phillips 1b 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .242
T. Long rf 3 0 0 0 1 3 1 .214
 Totals 37 6 11 6 3 7 14  
 Batting
2B - J Giambi 2 (9, N Robertson, J Walker).
3B - A Rodriguez (1, N Robertson).
RBI - J Posada (29), A Rodriguez 2 (44), R Cano (20), M Cairo (10), J Giambi (40).
2-out RBI - J Posada, A Rodriguez, M Cairo, J Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 3, R Cano 1.
GIDP - B Williams.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - M Cabrera (2, 2nd base off N Robertson/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
E - A Rodriguez (9, throw).
DP - 3 (M Cairo-A Phillips 2, R Cano-M Cairo-A Phillips).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .278
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 .284
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .301
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .313
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .297
C. Monroe lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .245
C. Shelton 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .306
M. Thames dh 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .298
B. Inge 3b 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .222
 Totals 31 1 6 1 1 5 12  
 Batting
RBI - M Ordonez (35).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Polanco 1.
GIDP - P Polanco, I Rodriguez, B Inge.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Monroe (A Phillips at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (C Guillen-C Shelton).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina (W, 7-1) 9.0 6 1 0 1 5 0 2.42
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson (L, 5-3) 8.2 10 6 6 2 7 0 3.42
J. Walker 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.63
IBB - A Rodriguez (by J Walker).
HBP - J Giambi (by N Robertson).
Pitches-strikes - M Mussina 101-72; N Robertson 120-78; J Walker 10-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Mussina 15-7; N Robertson 12-7; J Walker 0-1.
Batters faced - M Mussina 32; N Robertson 38; J Walker 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Tim Tschida.
Time: 2:28. (Plus rain delay totaling 92 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 23,757.
Weather: 74 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Thursday, Jun 1, 2006 4:17 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
3-4
2 RBI
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
1-4
1 RBI