NY Yankees 6, Detroit 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: NY Yankees
- M. Cabrera grounded out to shortstop
- M. Cairo struck out swinging
- J. Giambi singled to left center
- A. Rodriguez singled to right, J. Giambi to third
- J. Posada singled to center, J. Giambi scored, A. Rodriguez to second
- R. Cano grounded out to pitcher

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Bottom 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson walked
- P. Polanco grounded into double play shortstop to first, C. Granderson out at second
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- B. Williams grounded out to second
- A. Phillips walked
- T. Long struck out looking
- M. Cabrera grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Bottom 2nd: Detroit
- M. Ordonez grounded out to shortstop
- C. Guillen grounded out to shortstop
- C. Monroe grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- M. Cairo grounded out to second
- J. Giambi struck out looking
- A. Rodriguez flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Bottom 3rd: Detroit
- C. Shelton flied out to center
- M. Thames singled to center
- B. Inge singled to right, M. Thames to second
- C. Granderson struck out looking
- P. Polanco flied out to deep right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Top 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada struck out looking
- R. Cano grounded out to shortstop
- B. Williams popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Bottom 4th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to pitcher
- C. Guillen grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0

  Top 5th: NY Yankees
- A. Phillips singled to left
- T. Long walked, A. Phillips to second
- M. Cabrera flied out to right, A. Phillips to third
- M. Cairo popped out to shallow right
- J. Giambi hit by pitch, T. Long to second
- A. Rodriguez singled to third, A. Phillips scored, T. Long to third, J. Giambi to second
- J. Posada flied out to center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Detroit 0

  Bottom 5th: Detroit
- C. Monroe struck out swinging
- C. Shelton struck out swinging
- M. Thames flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Detroit 0

  Top 6th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano flied out to left center
- B. Williams grounded out to third
- A. Phillips struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Detroit 0

  Bottom 6th: Detroit
- B. Inge singled to first
- C. Granderson singled to left, B. Inge to second
- P. Polanco grounded into fielder's choice, B. Inge out at third, C. Granderson to second
- I. Rodriguez grounded into double play shortstop to first, P. Polanco out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Detroit 0

  Top 7th: NY Yankees
- T. Long struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera flied out to deep right
- M. Cairo grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Detroit 0

  Bottom 7th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez flied out to left center
- C. Guillen grounded out to first
- C. Monroe grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 2, Detroit 0

  Top 8th: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi ground rule double to left
- A. Rodriguez tripled to deep center, J. Giambi scored
- J. Posada grounded out to third
- R. Cano reached on fielder's choice, A. Rodriguez scored
- B. Williams grounded into double play shortstop to first, R. Cano out at second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 4, Detroit 0

  Bottom 8th: Detroit
- C. Shelton struck out swinging
- M. Thames singled to left
- B. Inge grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Thames out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 4, Detroit 0

  Top 9th: NY Yankees
- A. Phillips singled to center, A. Phillips out at second
- T. Long struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera singled to center
- M. Cabrera stole second
- M. Cairo singled to left, M. Cabrera scored, M. Cairo to second advancing on throw
- J. Walker relieved N. Robertson
- J. Giambi doubled to deep right, M. Cairo scored
- A. Rodriguez intentionally walked
- J. Posada flied out to center

2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 6, Detroit 0

  Bottom 9th: Detroit
- C. Granderson lined out to shortstop
- P. Polanco safe at first on third baseman A. Rodriguez's throwing error, P. Polanco to second
- I. Rodriguez lined out to second
- M. Ordonez singled to left, P. Polanco scored
- C. Guillen struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
NY Yankees 6, Detroit 1
 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
3-4
2 RBI
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
1-4
1 RBI