NY Yankees 9, Baltimore 4
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(68-60)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 9 16 0
Baltimore 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 9 1
WP: J. Veras (4-2) S: M. Rivera (29)
LP: J. Walker (1-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu singled to right, J. Damon scored, D. Jeter to second
Bot 1st: Baltimore
- A. Huff singled to right center, B. Roberts scored
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- A. Huff singled to center, N. Markakis scored, M. Mora to second
Bot 4th: Baltimore
- R. Hernandez homered to deep left
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano homered to deep right
- J. Molina homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Baltimore
- R. Hernandez hit sacrifice fly to deep left, K. Millar scored
Top 8th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu scored, A. Rodriguez to third on wild pitch
- X. Nady singled to right, A. Rodriguez scored
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- C. Ransom homered to deep left center, A. Rodriguez and B. Abreu scored
- X. Nady homered to deep center
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .312
D. Jeter ss 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 .296
B. Abreu rf 5 2 5 1 0 0 0 .295
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 .309
J. Giambi 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .250
    C. Ransom 1b 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.000
X. Nady lf 5 1 2 2 0 2 0 .319
H. Matsui dh 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 .313
R. Cano 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .263
J. Molina c 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .227
 Totals 41 9 16 8 2 10 14  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (26, R Liz); A Rodriguez 2 (28, J Walker, F Cabrera).
HR - R Cano (11, 5th inning off R Liz 0 on, 0 Out), J Molina (2, 5th inning off R Liz 0 on, 0 Out), C Ransom (2, 9th inning off F Cabrera 2 on, 2 Out), X Nady (8, 9th inning off F Cabrera 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Abreu (82), R Cano (56), J Molina (14), X Nady 2 (21), C Ransom 3 (5).
2-out RBI - C Ransom 3, X Nady.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 2, J Giambi 1, J Molina 1.
GIDP - A Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - B Abreu (10, 2nd base by R Liz/R Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Rodriguez-R Cano-J Giambi).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .299
N. Markakis rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .301
M. Mora 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .283
A. Huff dh 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 .301
K. Millar 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .249
L. Scott lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .272
R. Hernandez c 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 .257
J. Payton cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
J. Castro ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .226
 Totals 33 4 9 4 0 3 8  
 Batting
2B - K Millar (24, M Mussina).
HR - R Hernandez (14, 4th inning off M Mussina 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - R Hernandez.
RBI - A Huff 2 (89), R Hernandez 2 (56).
2-out RBI - A Huff.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Scott 1.
GIDP - K Millar.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - B Roberts (32, 2nd base off M Mussina/J Molina).
CS - L Scott (2, 2nd base by M Mussina/J Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - J Castro (3, ground ball).
Outfield assists - N Markakis (J Giambi at 2nd base).
PB - R Hernandez.
DP - 2 (M Mora-B Roberts-K Millar, R Hernandez-B Roberts).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mussina 6.0 9 4 4 0 3 1 3.45
J. Veras (W, 4-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.78
D. Marte (H, 5) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.12
M. Rivera (S, 29) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.60
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Liz 4.2 9 3 3 1 4 2 7.32
D. Sarfate 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 5.09
R. Cherry (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.20
J. Walker (L, 1-1) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 5.64
K. Mickolio (BS, 1) 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00
A. Castillo 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 0 2.84
F. Cabrera 0.1 3 3 3 0 1 2 4.24
WP - K Mickolio.
HBP - A Huff (by D Marte).
Pitches-strikes - M Mussina 110-75; J Veras 11-5; D Marte 6-4; M Rivera 15-10; R Liz 83-52; D Sarfate 23-12; R Cherry 11-8; J Walker 13-7; K Mickolio 6-4; A Castillo 29-16; F Cabrera 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Mussina 7-7; J Veras 2-1; D Marte 0-2; M Rivera 1-3; R Liz 5-3; D Sarfate 1-1; R Cherry 0-2; J Walker 0-1; K Mickolio 0-0; A Castillo 2-0; F Cabrera 0-0.
Batters faced - M Mussina 25; J Veras 3; D Marte 3; M Rivera 4; R Liz 21; D Sarfate 5; R Cherry 3; J Walker 3; K Mickolio 1; A Castillo 6; F Cabrera 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 3:23.
Attendance: 43,543.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
BALTIMORE'S RAMON HERNANDEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE FOURTH INNING.
THE HOME RUNS BY NEW YORK'S ROBINSON CANO AND JOSE MOLINA IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Friday, Aug 22, 2008 10:35 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
B. Abreu Bobby Abreu
5-5
1 RBI
 Baltimore
R. Hernandez Ramon Hernandez
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI