NY Yankees 17, Tampa Bay 5
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(38-59)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 5 11 2
NY Yankees 3 1 3 0 0 5 5 0 X 17 20 1
WP: L. Vizcaino (8-2)
LP: J. Howell (1-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu doubled to deep center, J. Damon and D. Jeter scored
- A. Rodriguez doubled to deep right, B. Abreu scored
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- J. Wilson singled to shortstop, C. Pena and J. Gomes scored, D. Navarro to second
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
- J. Damon grounded out to first, M. Cabrera scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- R. Cano singled to left center, A. Rodriguez scored
- W. Nieves doubled to deep center, R. Cano and M. Cabrera scored
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton singled to left, J. Wilson and A. Iwamura scored
Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- J. Wilson hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Gomes scored, D. Navarro to second on catcher W. Nieves' fielding error
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon doubled to left, W. Nieves and M. Cabrera scored
- B. Abreu singled to right, J. Damon scored
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep left center, B. Abreu scored
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon ground rule double to left, W. Nieves scored
- A. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Damon scored, M. Cairo to third
- H. Matsui homered to deep right, B. Abreu and M. Cairo scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .281
B. Harris ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .301
B.J. Upton cf 5 0 1 2 0 2 0 .341
C. Pena 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .287
D. Young rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .291
T. Wigginton dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .280
J. Gomes lf 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 .279
D. Navarro c 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .185
J. Wilson 2b 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 .305
 Totals 36 5 11 5 2 6 16  
 Batting
2B - D Young (23, M DeSalvo); J Gomes (11, B Bruney).
SF - J Wilson.
RBI - J Wilson 3 (13), B Upton 2 (41).
2-out RBI - J Wilson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 2, B Harris 1, D Navarro 1, J Wilson 1, A Iwamura 1.
GIDP - D Navarro.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Gomes (4, 2nd base off M DeSalvo/W Nieves).
 
 Fielding
E - A Iwamura (6, ground ball); J Witasick (1, throw).
Outfield assists - B Upton (R Cano at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (J Howell-B Harris-C Pena).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon lf 5 3 2 4 1 1 1 .236
D. Jeter ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .332
    M. Cairo pr-ss 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .255
B. Abreu rf 4 3 2 3 1 0 1 .268
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 2 3 4 0 0 1 .311
    S. Duncan 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
H. Matsui dh 4 1 1 3 1 0 2 .280
A. Phillips 1b-3b 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .312
R. Cano 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 3 .285
M. Cabrera cf 5 3 3 0 0 0 3 .280
W. Nieves c 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 .164
 Totals 41 17 20 17 3 3 12  
 Batting
2B - B Abreu (20, J Howell); A Rodriguez 2 (25, J Howell 2); M Cabrera (10, J Howell); W Nieves 2 (4, B Stokes, J Howell); J Damon 2 (12, B Stokes, J Witasick).
HR - A Rodriguez (33, 6th inning off J Witasick 1 on, 1 Out), H Matsui (16, 7th inning off B Stokes 2 on, 1 Out).
S - W Nieves 2.
SF - A Rodriguez.
RBI - B Abreu 3 (54), A Rodriguez 4 (96), J Damon 4 (32), R Cano (47), W Nieves 2 (8), H Matsui 3 (61).
2-out RBI - R Cano, W Nieves 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, M Cabrera 2.
GIDP - R Cano.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon (17, 2nd base off J Howell/D Navarro).
 
 Fielding
E - W Nieves (2, catch).
PB - W Nieves.
DP - 1 (M Cairo-R Cano-S Duncan).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Howell (L, 1-4) 5.0 10 7 7 1 2 0 7.36
J. Witasick 1.0 5 5 4 1 0 1 6.15
B. Stokes 1.0 5 5 5 1 0 1 7.54
A. Reyes 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. DeSalvo 4.2 7 4 4 2 4 0 6.18
B. Bruney 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.32
M. Myers (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.57
L. Vizcaino (W, 8-2) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.24
R. Villone 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.42
WP - B Bruney.
Pitches-strikes - J Howell 100-58; J Witasick 47-31; B Stokes 28-18; Al Reyes 7-6; M DeSalvo 96-59; B Bruney 10-8; M Myers 5-3; L Vizcaino 14-7; R Villone 23-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Howell 7-5; J Witasick 3-1; B Stokes 2-1; Al Reyes 1-1; M DeSalvo 2-8; B Bruney 0-2; M Myers 0-0; L Vizcaino 2-2; R Villone 3-2.
Batters faced - J Howell 25; J Witasick 10; B Stokes 9; Al Reyes 3; M DeSalvo 23; B Bruney 4; M Myers 1; L Vizcaino 4; R Villone 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--John Hirschbeck.
Time: 3:31.
Attendance: 52,983.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, left to right.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 22, 2007 5:14 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
J. Gomes J. Gomes
3-4
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI