NY Yankees 16, Tampa Bay 1
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(94-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 6 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 3 16 20 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8 1
WP: J. Wright (11-7)
LP: J. Seo (1-7)
(60-96)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu homered to deep center, J. Damon and D. Jeter scored
- H. Matsui homered to deep right, A. Rodriguez and R. Cano scored
Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu singled to right, D. Jeter scored
- R. Cano singled to right, B. Abreu scored
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right
Top 6th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez doubled to deep left, D. Jeter scored, B. Abreu to third
- G. Sheffield singled to second, B. Abreu scored, A. Cannizaro to third
- H. Matsui singled to right, A. Cannizaro scored, G. Sheffield to third
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- T. Wigginton homered to deep left center
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- A. Cannizaro homered to deep left
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- M. Cairo doubled to deep left center, A. Guiel, A. Cannizaro and M. Cabrera scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 .291
    A. Guiel lf 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .248
D. Jeter ss 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 .340
    N. Green 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .184
B. Abreu rf 4 3 4 4 0 0 0 .342
    K. Thompson rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .296
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .284
    A. Cannizaro pr-3b-ss 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 .400
G. Sheffield 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .296
    M. Cairo 1b-2b 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 .237
R. Cano 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 .342
    C. Wilson ph-1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .224
H. Matsui dh 4 1 3 4 0 0 1 .297
    A. Phillips ph-dh 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .243
J. Posada c 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .275
    S. Fasano c 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .140
M. Cabrera lf-cf 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .280
 Totals 45 16 20 16 5 3 20  
 Batting
2B - D Jeter (37, J Seo); A Rodriguez (24, J Salas); M Cairo (11, S McClung).
HR - B Abreu (5, 1st inning off J Seo 2 on, 0 Out), H Matsui (8, 1st inning off J Seo 2 on, 1 Out), J Damon (23, 3rd inning off B Meadows 0 on, 2 Out), A Cannizaro (1, 8th inning off J Switzer 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Abreu 4 (38), H Matsui 4 (28), R Cano (74), J Damon (78), A Rodriguez (117), G Sheffield (20), A Cannizaro (1), M Cairo 3 (29).
2-out RBI - R Cano, J Damon, H Matsui, M Cairo 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 1, S Fasano 1, C Wilson 1, R Cano 1.
GIDP - G Sheffield, J Posada.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Rodriguez-R Cano-G Sheffield).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Baldelli cf 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .308
D. Young rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .333
C. Crawford lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .303
    D. Hollins lf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .225
G. Norton 1b 5 0 0 0 0 2 7 .285
T. Wigginton 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .276
K. Witt dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .170
D. Navarro c 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .244
B.J. Upton 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .237
B. Zobrist ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .230
 Totals 34 1 8 1 5 6 19  
 Batting
2B - D Young (9, J Wright); K Witt (2, J Wright).
HR - T Wigginton (24, 6th inning off J Wright 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Wigginton (74).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 1, G Norton 3, R Baldelli 1, B Zobrist 3.
GIDP - D Navarro.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - B Zobrist (8, throw).
PB - D Navarro.
DP - 2 (B Upton-T Wigginton-G Norton, T Wigginton-B Zobrist-G Norton).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Wright (W, 11-7) 6.0 5 1 1 4 4 1 4.39
M. Rivera 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.85
B. Bruney 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.50
K. Farnsworth 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.22
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Seo (L, 1-7) 1.2 7 8 8 2 0 2 4.87
B. Meadows 3.1 4 1 1 0 0 1 5.26
J. Salas 1.0 5 3 3 0 1 0 6.00
J. Switzer 2.0 2 1 1 1 0 1 4.28
S. McClung 1.0 2 3 3 2 2 0 6.31
HBP - J Damon (by J Seo); D Young (by J Wright).
Pitches-strikes - J Wright 86-49; M Rivera 16-12; B Bruney 15-10; K Farnsworth 20-11; J Seo 62-40; B Meadows 39-23; J Salas 29-20; J Switzer 33-21; S McClung 35-19.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Wright 8-6; M Rivera 2-0; B Bruney 1-2; K Farnsworth 0-2; J Seo 1-4; B Meadows 4-6; J Salas 2-0; J Switzer 2-4; S McClung 0-1.
Batters faced - J Wright 27; M Rivera 4; B Bruney 3; K Farnsworth 6; J Seo 15; B Meadows 12; J Salas 8; J Switzer 9; S McClung 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Larry Young.
Ejections: TAMPA BAY's Maddon by Marquez (1st), TAMPA BAY's Butcher by Marquez (1st).
Time: 3:17.
Attendance: 24,053.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
TAMPA BAY MANAGER JOE MADDON AND PITCHING COACH MIKE BUTCHER WERE EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE ALFONSO MARQUEZ IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Monday, Sep 25, 2006 10:33 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
B. Abreu B. Abreu
4-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Tampa Bay
T. Wigginton T. Wigginton
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI