NY Yankees 16, Kansas City 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(48-61)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 1 8 13 0
NY Yankees 4 0 1 1 1 4 5 0 X 16 21 1
WP: M. Myers (3-0)
LP: J. Bale (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep left, D. Jeter and B. Abreu scored
- R. Cano tripled to deep right center, H. Matsui scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to center, J. Gathright scored
- M. Teahen doubled to left, D. DeJesus scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- W. Betemit singled to right, A. Rodriguez scored, H. Matsui to third
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui singled to right center, B. Abreu scored, A. Rodriguez to third
Top 5th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus homered to deep right, J. Gathright scored
- B. Butler doubled to deep center, M. Teahen scored
- R. Gload doubled to deep right center, B. Butler scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- M. Cabrera grounded into fielder's choice, R. Cano scored, W. Betemit out at second
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu homered to deep center
- W. Betemit singled to center, J. Posada and R. Cano scored
- M. Cabrera doubled to deep center, W. Betemit scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- R. Gload hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Grudzielanek scored
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu singled to left, D. Jeter scored
- H. Matsui singled to right, B. Abreu scored, A. Rodriguez to third, H. Matsui to second advancing on throw
- R. Cano singled to right, A. Rodriguez and H. Matsui scored, J. Posada to second
- A. Phillips ground rule double to deep left center, J. Posada scored, R. Cano to third
Top 9th: Kansas City
- R. Gload singled to left, M. Teahen scored, B. Butler to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 2 2 3 0 1 1 .286
    E. German ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .280
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .308
    J. Smith 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
M. Teahen rf 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 .282
B. Butler dh 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .301
R. Gload 1b 4 0 3 3 0 1 3 .291
A. Gordon 3b 5 0 0 0 0 3 6 .240
T. Pena Jr. ss 5 0 0 0 0 4 3 .280
J. Gathright lf-cf 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 .321
J. LaRue c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .157
 Totals 39 8 13 8 3 13 19  
 Batting
2B - J Gathright (6, P Hughes); M Teahen (21, P Hughes); B Butler (11, P Hughes); R Gload (14, M Myers).
HR - D Dejesus (6, 5th inning off P Hughes 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - R Gload.
RBI - D DeJesus 3 (47), M Teahen (46), B Butler (31), R Gload 3 (34).
2-out RBI - M Teahen, B Butler, R Gload.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Pena Jr 1, A Gordon 2, B Butler 1.
GIDP - A Gordon.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - M Teahen (10, 2nd base off K Farnsworth/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Teahen (R Cano at Home).
DP - 1 (M Teahen-J LaRue).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon dh 6 0 0 0 0 3 3 .251
D. Jeter ss 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 .330
    M. Cairo ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
B. Abreu rf 5 4 3 2 1 0 1 .282
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 3 3 3 1 0 0 .301
    S. Duncan 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310
H. Matsui lf 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 .293
J. Posada c 3 2 0 0 2 1 4 .340
    J. Molina c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
R. Cano 2b 5 2 4 3 0 0 0 .311
W. Betemit 1b 4 1 3 3 0 1 1 .667
    A. Phillips 1b-3b 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .307
M. Cabrera cf 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .291
 Totals 44 16 21 16 5 5 15  
 Batting
2B - H Matsui (22, K Davies); R Cano (32, J Peralta); M Cabrera (17, D Riske); D Jeter (28, Z Greinke); A Phillips (6, J Gobble).
3B - R Cano (6, K Davies).
HR - A Rodriguez (36, 1st inning off K Davies 2 on, 1 Out), B Abreu (11, 6th inning off J Peralta 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez 3 (108), R Cano 3 (63), W Betemit 3 (6), H Matsui 2 (76), M Cabrera 2 (46), B Abreu 2 (68), A Phillips (19).
2-out RBI - R Cano, W Betemit 3, H Matsui, M Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Betemit 1, J Damon 2, J Posada 1, M Cabrera 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - A Rodriguez (13, 2nd base off K Davies/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
E - A Rodriguez (8, throw).
DP - 1 (D Jeter-R Cano-W Betemit).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Davies 3.0 6 5 5 3 2 1 15.00
J. Bale (L, 0-1) 1.2 5 2 2 0 1 0 3.38
J. Peralta 1.0 2 3 3 1 0 1 3.76
D. Riske 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.39
Z. Greinke 0.0 4 5 5 1 0 0 4.78
J. Gobble 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.16
J. Soria 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.33
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Hughes 4.2 7 6 6 2 5 1 5.87
M. Myers (W, 3-0) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.50
B. Bruney (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.24
K. Farnsworth 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.87
L. Vizcaino 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.95
R. Villone 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.10
WP - P Hughes, K Farnsworth.
Pitches-strikes - K Davies 80-50; J Bale 27-21; J Peralta 26-16; D Riske 15-8; Z Greinke 16-8; J Gobble 18-11; J Soria 11-6; P Hughes 92-63; M Myers 9-7; B Bruney 19-13; K Farnsworth 20-10; L Vizcaino 16-10; R Villone 24-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Davies 4-3; J Bale 3-1; J Peralta 0-3; D Riske 0-0; Z Greinke 0-0; J Gobble 0-1; J Soria 0-3; P Hughes 6-3; M Myers 0-0; B Bruney 0-0; K Farnsworth 0-2; L Vizcaino 0-0; R Villone 1-2.
Batters faced - K Davies 18; J Bale 10; J Peralta 6; D Riske 3; Z Greinke 5; J Gobble 4; J Soria 3; P Hughes 22; M Myers 2; B Bruney 4; K Farnsworth 5; L Vizcaino 4; R Villone 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Adam Dowdy. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Larry Poncino.
Time: 4:01.
Attendance: 54,056.
Weather: 89 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK THIRD BASEMAN ALEX RODRIGUEZ OFF KYLE DAVIES IN THE FIRST INNING WAS THE 500TH OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
KANSAS CITY CENTER FIELDER DAVID DEJESUS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.
NEW YORK CENTER FIELDER MELKY CABRERA EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE SIXTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 4, 2007 5:12 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
R. Gload R. Gload
3-4
3 RBI
 NY Yankees
R. Cano R. Cano
4-5
3 RBI