NY Yankees 11, LA Angels 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 2 1 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 11 17 2
LA Angels 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 8 11 0
WP: J. Karstens (1-0)
LP: J. Saunders (4-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter homered to deep right, J. Damon scored
Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- B. Williams homered to deep left center
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- R. Cano singled to center, A. Rodriguez and B. Abreu scored, J. Posada to second
- B. Williams homered to deep left, J. Posada and R. Cano scored
Bot 3rd: LA Angels
- V. Guerrero doubled to deep center, M. Izturis scored
- J. Rivera singled to left, V. Guerrero scored, G. Anderson to second
Bot 4th: LA Angels
- C. Figgins singled to center, A. Kennedy scored
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- B. Williams doubled to deep right center, J. Posada and R. Cano scored
Bot 7th: LA Angels
- M. Izturis singled to center, M. Napoli scored, C. Figgins to second
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter homered to deep right center
Bot 8th: LA Angels
- A. Kennedy singled to center, J. Rivera scored, H. Kendrick to third
- C. Figgins safe at first on N. Green's fielding error, A. Kennedy and H. Kendrick scored, M. Napoli to third
Bot 9th: LA Angels
- A. Kennedy singled to right, H. Kendrick scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 6 1 1 0 0 0 3 .300
D. Jeter ss 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 .337
B. Abreu rf 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .368
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 1 1 0 0 3 2 .279
J. Posada c 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .271
R. Cano dh-2b 5 2 4 2 0 1 0 .334
B. Williams lf 5 2 4 6 0 0 2 .286
    M. Cabrera lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
C. Wilson 1b 5 0 0 0 0 4 3 .247
N. Green 2b 3 0 1 0 1 2 0 .202
    J. Giambi ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
 Totals 43 11 17 11 3 12 13  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (31, J Saunders); J Posada (19, K Gregg); B Williams (26, J Romero).
HR - D Jeter 2 (12, 1st inning off J Saunders 1 on, 0 Out, 8th inning off H Carrasco 0 on, 0 Out), B Williams 2 (11, 2nd inning off J Saunders 0 on, 1 Out, 3rd inning off J Saunders 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Jeter 3 (81), B Williams 6 (53), R Cano 2 (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, B Williams 1, C Wilson 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - B Abreu (1, 2nd base by J Saunders/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
E - J Karstens (1, catch); N Green (3, ground ball).
Outfield assists - B Abreu (M Izturis at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (D Jeter-N Green-C Wilson).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins cf 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 .265
M. Izturis 3b 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 .311
O. Cabrera ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .288
V. Guerrero rf 5 1 1 1 0 1 6 .327
G. Anderson dh 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 .274
J. Rivera lf 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 .301
H. Kendrick 1b 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 .323
A. Kennedy 2b 5 2 3 2 0 0 1 .266
M. Napoli c 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .230
 Totals 39 8 11 7 5 5 21  
 Batting
2B - V Guerrero (28, J Karstens); A Kennedy (21, J Karstens).
RBI - V Guerrero (104), J Rivera (72), C Figgins 2 (47), M Izturis (32), A Kennedy 2 (44).
2-out RBI - V Guerrero, J Rivera, A Kennedy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Anderson 3, V Guerrero 1, M Napoli 1, H Kendrick 1.
GIDP - M Izturis.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - A Kennedy (14, 2nd base off K Farnsworth/J Posada).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Karstens (W, 1-0) 6.0 6 3 3 2 1 0 4.63
S. Proctor 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.61
K. Farnsworth 0.0 1 3 2 3 0 0 4.25
M. Rivera 2.0 1 1 1 0 3 0 1.96
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Saunders (L, 4-2) 2.1 7 8 8 3 3 3 4.78
K. Gregg 4.0 4 1 1 0 7 0 4.52
J.C. Romero 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 7.13
H. Carrasco 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 4.15
B. Donnelly 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.58
WP - S Proctor.
HBP - H Kendrick (by M Rivera).
Pitches-strikes - J Karstens 83-53; S Proctor 24-15; K Farnsworth 25-12; M Rivera 32-18; J Saunders 75-46; K Gregg 75-47; J Romero 16-9; H Carrasco 17-12; B Donnelly 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Karstens 7-10; S Proctor 2-0; K Farnsworth 0-0; M Rivera 3-1; J Saunders 2-1; K Gregg 0-5; J Romero 1-1; H Carrasco 2-0; B Donnelly 2-0.
Batters faced - J Karstens 26; S Proctor 6; K Farnsworth 4; M Rivera 9; J Saunders 16; K Gregg 16; J Romero 5; H Carrasco 6; B Donnelly 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Brian Knight. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 3:33.
Attendance: 44,225.
Weather: 86 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 2 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
NEW YORK CENTER FIELDER JOHNNY DAMON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING.
LOS ANGELES' RIGHT FIELDER VLADIMIR GUERRERO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING

Updated on Sunday, Aug 27, 2006 7:16 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
B. Williams B. Williams
4-5, 2 HR
6 RBI
 LA Angels
A. Kennedy A. Kennedy
3-5
2 RBI