NY Yankees 9, Tampa Bay 6
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(55-81)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 6 8 3
NY Yankees 2 0 2 3 0 0 2 0 X 9 10 2
WP: I. Kennedy (1-0) S: M. Rivera (23)
LP: E. Jackson (4-13)
(76-60)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep left, B. Abreu scored
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- J. Wilson doubled to deep center, B. Harris and D. Young scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu grounded into fielder's choice, M. Cabrera to third, D. Jeter out at second, M. Cabrera scored, B. Abreu to second on shortstop J. Wilson's throwing error
- J. Giambi grounded into fielder's choice, B. Abreu scored, A. Rodriguez to third, H. Matsui out at second
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu walked, A. Phillips scored, J. Molina to third, D. Jeter to second
- A. Rodriguez ground rule double to left, D. Jeter and J. Molina scored, B. Abreu to third
Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left center
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- J. Molina singled to right, S. Duncan scored, A. Phillips to second
- M. Cabrera singled to right, A. Phillips scored, J. Molina to second
Top 8th: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford doubled to deep center, A. Iwamura scored, C. Crawford to third on M. Cabrera's fielding error
- C. Pena hit sacrifice fly to left, C. Crawford scored
- B. Harris hit sacrifice fly to left center, B.J. Upton scored, D. Young to second
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 3b 4 1 0 0 1 3 2 .281
C. Crawford lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .315
C. Pena 1b 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .272
B.J. Upton cf 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 .315
D. Young rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .294
B. Harris 2b 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .285
J. Gomes dh 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250
    G. Norton ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221
J. Wilson ss 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 .263
J. Paul c 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .194
    D. Navarro ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .208
 Totals 32 6 8 6 3 9 8  
 Batting
2B - J Wilson (11, I Kennedy); C Crawford (34, L Vizcaino); B Upton (22, L Vizcaino).
HR - B Upton (22, 6th inning off I Kennedy 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - C Pena , B Harris.
RBI - J Wilson 2 (20), B Upton (69), C Crawford (74), C Pena (93), B Harris (53).
2-out RBI - J Wilson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Norton 1, A Iwamura 1.
GIDP - D Young.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - C Crawford (45, 2nd base off I Kennedy/J Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - J Wilson 3 (13, catch, ground ball, throw).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Cabrera cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .296
D. Jeter ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .325
    A. Gonzalez ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Abreu rf 3 2 0 1 2 0 4 .283
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 3 4 0 0 1 .308
    W. Betemit 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .188
H. Matsui lf 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .300
J. Giambi dh 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .256
    S. Duncan pr-dh 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .298
A. Phillips 1b 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 .293
J. Molina c 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .238
 Totals 35 9 10 8 6 5 18  
 Batting
2B - A Rodriguez (28, J Switzer); J Giambi (7, J Salas).
HR - A Rodriguez (45, 1st inning off E Jackson 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez 4 (129), J Giambi (30), B Abreu (89), J Molina (13), M Cabrera (59).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Giambi 2, B Abreu 2, R Cano 1, M Cabrera 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - A Phillips (3, 2nd base by J Switzer).
 
 Fielding
E - A Rodriguez (11, dropped foul ball); M Cabrera (3, catch).
DP - 1 (D Jeter-A Phillips).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Jackson (L, 4-13) 3.1 5 7 6 5 2 1 5.78
J. Switzer 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 9.82
J. Salas 1.1 3 2 2 1 0 0 3.56
B. Stokes 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.28
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
I. Kennedy (W, 1-0) 7.0 5 3 1 2 6 1 1.29
L. Vizcaino 0.2 3 3 3 1 0 0 3.97
M. Rivera (S, 23) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.17
WP - E Jackson.
HBP - D Jeter (by J Salas).
Pitches-strikes - E Jackson 83-45; J Switzer 31-20; J Salas 39-22; B Stokes 17-12; I Kennedy 96-66; L Vizcaino 24-15; M Rivera 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Jackson 5-3; J Switzer 2-1; J Salas 0-4; B Stokes 2-2; I Kennedy 5-10; L Vizcaino 0-2; M Rivera 1-0.
Batters faced - E Jackson 21; J Switzer 7; J Salas 9; B Stokes 5; I Kennedy 27; L Vizcaino 6; M Rivera 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kerwin Danley. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Dana Demuth.
Time: 3:36.
Attendance: 53,637.
Weather: 78 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 16 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
TAMPA BAY LEFT FIELDER CARL CRAWFORD EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 4:57 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI