Kansas City 4, NY Yankees 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(55-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 9 1
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 10 1
WP: L. Nunez (4-1) S: J. Soria (33)
LP: M. Rivera (4-5)
(64-58)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- R. Gload hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Guillen scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen ground rule double to deep left center, E. German and J. Buck scored, M. Aviles to third
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to center, J. Molina scored
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu singled to right center, J. Damon scored, D. Jeter to third
- A. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to deep center, D. Jeter scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- E. German scored, M. Maier to second on wild pitch
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Maier cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .327
M. Aviles ss-2b 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .325
M. Teahen lf 5 0 1 2 0 1 2 .249
J. Guillen rf 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .256
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .267
    J. Smith pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .256
R. Gload 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .272
J. Buck c 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .223
E. German 2b 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 .224
    T. Pena Jr. ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .160
 Totals 32 4 9 3 4 9 21  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (30, A Pettitte); E German 2 (9, A Pettitte, M Rivera); J Buck (19, A Pettitte); M Teahen (20, A Pettitte); R Gload (14, A Pettitte).
S - M Maier.
SF - R Gload.
RBI - R Gload (31), M Teahen 2 (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Buck 1, M Maier 1, M Teahen 2, A Gordon 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Gordon (7, 3rd base off A Pettitte/J Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - E German (5, line drive).
DP - 1 (E German-M Aviles-R Gload).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon dh 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 .319
D. Jeter ss 4 1 3 1 1 1 1 .288
B. Abreu rf 4 0 1 1 1 1 3 .288
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 0 1 1 1 1 3 .312
J. Giambi 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 .253
X. Nady lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .324
R. Cano 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .264
B. Gardner cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .143
J. Molina c 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 .227
    W. Betemit ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .263
    J. Christian pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 35 3 10 3 5 8 23  
 Batting
2B - J Molina (16, G Meche).
SF - A Rodriguez.
RBI - D Jeter (58), B Abreu (79), A Rodriguez (72).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, J Giambi 4.
GIDP - R Cano.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon (20, 2nd base off G Meche/J Buck), D Jeter (8, 2nd base off G Meche/J Buck).
Picked Off - J Christian (1st base, J Soria).
 
 Fielding
E - A Rodriguez (9, dropped foul ball).
Outfield assists - B Gardner (E German at Home).
DP - 1 (D Jeter).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche 6.0 6 1 1 2 8 0 4.13
R. Mahay (H, 20) 0.1 0 2 2 2 0 0 2.91
L. Nunez (W, 4-1; BS, 3) 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.73
J. Soria (S, 33) 1.0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1.48
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte 7.0 6 3 3 4 7 0 4.30
E. Ramirez 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.68
M. Rivera (L, 4-5) 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.70
WP - M Rivera.
IBB - M Aviles (by A Pettitte), J Guillen (by A Pettitte).
HBP - J Guillen (by A Pettitte).
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 106-64; R Mahay 18-8; L Nunez 21-15; J Soria 25-13; A Pettitte 102-64; E Ramirez 15-9; M Rivera 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 4-6; R Mahay 0-1; L Nunez 1-4; J Soria 1-1; A Pettitte 7-6; E Ramirez 0-2; M Rivera 1-0.
Batters faced - G Meche 26; R Mahay 3; L Nunez 6; J Soria 6; A Pettitte 31; E Ramirez 3; M Rivera 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kerwin Danley. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Scott Barry.
Time: 3:23. (Plus rain delay totaling 91 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 53,067.
Weather: 67 degrees, rain.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 16, 2008 12:08 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Teahen Mark Teahen
1-5
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
D. Jeter Derek Jeter
3-4
1 RBI