NY Yankees 5, Baltimore 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 8 0
Baltimore 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0
WP: C. Pavano (1-0) S: M. Rivera (30)
LP: J. Guthrie (10-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez doubled to deep center, J. Damon scored, A. Rodriguez to third advancing on throw
- J. Giambi singled to second, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 2nd: Baltimore
- J. Castro hit sacrifice fly to deep center, L. Scott scored, K. Millar to third, J. Payton to second
- B. Roberts grounded out to shortstop, K. Millar scored, J. Payton to third
- N. Markakis singled to center, J. Payton scored
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi homered to deep center, A. Rodriguez scored
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui homered to deep right center
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .311
D. Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .296
B. Abreu rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .293
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 .309
J. Giambi 1b 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .253
    C. Ransom 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
X. Nady lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .316
H. Matsui dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .312
R. Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .263
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .285
 Totals 35 5 8 5 1 9 8  
 Batting
2B - A Rodriguez (29, J Guthrie).
HR - J Giambi (25, 3rd inning off J Guthrie 1 on, 2 Out), H Matsui (9, 7th inning off J Guthrie 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez (78), J Giambi 3 (76), H Matsui (38).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez, J Giambi 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Abreu 1, H Matsui 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Cano).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .298
N. Markakis rf 5 0 2 1 0 2 2 .302
M. Mora 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .281
A. Huff dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .301
R. Hernandez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .257
L. Scott lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .272
K. Millar 1b 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .248
J. Payton cf 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .246
J. Castro ss 2 0 0 1 0 2 3 .221
    A. Cintron ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
 Totals 34 3 9 3 1 9 19  
 Batting
2B - L Scott (23, C Pavano).
SF - J Castro.
RBI - J Castro (10), B Roberts (46), N Markakis (77).
2-out RBI - N Markakis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Roberts 1, R Hernandez 1, N Markakis 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Payton (6, 2nd base off B Bruney/I Rodriguez).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Pavano (W, 1-0) 5.0 7 3 3 1 5 0 5.40
B. Bruney (H, 5) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.11
J. Veras (H, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.72
M. Rivera (S, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.57
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Guthrie (L, 10-10) 6.2 7 5 5 1 7 2 3.28
A. Castillo 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.79
L. Cormier 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.47
HBP - A Rodriguez (by J Guthrie); K Millar (by C Pavano); M Mora (by C Pavano).
Pitches-strikes - C Pavano 91-54; B Bruney 29-19; J Veras 21-13; M Rivera 10-6; J Guthrie 115-76; A Castillo 4-3; L Cormier 28-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Pavano 5-4; B Bruney 2-3; J Veras 1-0; M Rivera 2-0; J Guthrie 7-6; A Castillo 0-0; L Cormier 3-2.
Batters faced - C Pavano 24; B Bruney 7; J Veras 4; M Rivera 3; J Guthrie 29; A Castillo 1; L Cormier 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--C.B. Bucknor.
Ejections: BALTIMORE's Trembley by West (3rd).
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 48,817.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
BALTIMORE MANAGER DAVE TREMBLEY WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JOE WEST IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SECOND INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.
BALTIMORE'S RAMON HERNANDEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE EIGHTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 23, 2008 10:18 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
J. Giambi Jason Giambi
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Baltimore
J. Payton Jay Payton
3-4