NY Yankees 6, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(81-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 6 9 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 2
WP: C. Wang (18-6) S: M. Rivera (25)
LP: B. Duckworth (2-5)
(62-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep left, B. Abreu scored
Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- W. Betemit doubled to deep right, R. Cano scored
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon doubled to deep right, R. Gload, D. DeJesus and M. Teahen scored
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada doubled to deep right, A. Rodriguez and H. Matsui scored
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano singled to center, J. Posada scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon lf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .258
M. Cabrera cf 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .294
B. Abreu rf 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 .287
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 2 2 2 0 3 2 .318
H. Matsui dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .292
J. Posada c 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .336
J. Giambi 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .243
    D. Mientkiewicz 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
R. Cano 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .302
W. Betemit ss 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .226
    A. Gonzalez ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 6 9 6 4 11 11  
 Batting
2B - W Betemit (2, Z Greinke); J Posada (37, J Bale).
HR - A Rodriguez (52, 1st inning off Z Greinke 1 on, 2 Out).
S - D Mientkiewicz.
RBI - A Rodriguez 2 (140), W Betemit (20), J Posada 2 (84), R Cano (80).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Giambi 2, A Rodriguez 1, R Cano 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - B Abreu (23, 2nd base off Z Greinke/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Cano-J Giambi).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Gathright lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .317
D. DeJesus cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .265
R. Gload 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .299
B. Butler dh 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .299
M. Teahen rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .285
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 3 0 1 0 .252
J. Smith 2b-ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .200
J. Buck c 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .232
T. Pena Jr. ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .256
    S. Costa ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .228
    E. German 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
 Totals 31 3 6 3 4 7 9  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (31, C Wang).
RBI - A Gordon 3 (57).
2-out RBI - A Gordon 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Smith 1, J Buck 1, J Gathright 1.
GIDP - R Gload.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - J Gathright (6, 2nd base by C Wang/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - M Teahen (5, bobble); J Gathright (3, catch).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Wang (W, 18-6) 7.0 5 3 3 4 4 0 3.69
K. Farnsworth (H, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.25
M. Rivera (S, 25) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.02
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Greinke 3.2 6 3 3 2 1 1 3.99
B. Duckworth (L, 2-5) 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 0 4.19
J. Bale 3.2 2 1 1 1 7 0 4.13
J. Soria 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.52
Pitches-strikes - C Wang 90-52; K Farnsworth 11-8; M Rivera 13-9; Z Greinke 90-51; B Duckworth 16-7; J Bale 46-34; J Soria 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Wang 11-5; K Farnsworth 1-0; M Rivera 2-0; Z Greinke 4-6; B Duckworth 1-1; J Bale 2-2; J Soria 0-0.
Batters faced - C Wang 28; K Farnsworth 3; M Rivera 4; Z Greinke 19; B Duckworth 4; J Bale 14; J Soria 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 24,910.
Weather: 69 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, left to right.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 9, 2007 5:30 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Gordon A. Gordon
1-4
3 RBI