NY Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 1 0 7 9 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 12 1
WP: M. Mussina (17-7)
LP: M. Garza (11-8)
(84-52)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Damon popped out to second
- D. Jeter lined out to right
- B. Abreu flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura struck out looking
- B.J. Upton struck out looking
- C. Pena walked
- C. Floyd grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez flied out to deep center
- J. Giambi flied out to center
- X. Nady struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar singled to left
- E. Hinske tripled to deep left center, W. Aybar to third, W. Aybar out at home
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third
- G. Gross struck out looking

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui flied out to right
- R. Cano singled to second
- J. Molina struck out swinging
- J. Damon lined out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 0, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- S. Riggans struck out swinging
- A. Iwamura struck out swinging
- B.J. Upton singled to left
- C. Pena singled to center, B.J. Upton to second
- C. Floyd singled to right, B.J. Upton scored, C. Pena to third
- W. Aybar grounded into fielder's choice, C. Floyd out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 0, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 4th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to third
- D. Jeter stole second
- B. Abreu flied out to deep center, D. Jeter to third
- A. Rodriguez walked
- J. Giambi hit sacrifice fly to deep center, D. Jeter scored
- X. Nady homered to deep left, A. Rodriguez scored
- H. Matsui grounded out to pitcher

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- E. Hinske singled to right center
- J. Bartlett singled to right, E. Hinske to second
- G. Gross grounded into double play third to second to first, E. Hinske to third, J. Bartlett out at second
- S. Riggans grounded out to third

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 5th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano safe at first on pitcher M. Garza's throwing error, R. Cano to second
- J. Molina sacrificed to first, R. Cano to third
- J. Damon tripled to deep center, R. Cano scored
- D. Jeter grounded out to shortstop, J. Damon scored
- B. Abreu flied out to deep right center

2 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
NY Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura struck out swinging
- B.J. Upton struck out looking
- C. Pena doubled to left
- C. Floyd grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 6th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez singled to right
- T. Miller relieved M. Garza
- J. Giambi hit by pitch, A. Rodriguez to second
- X. Nady struck out swinging
- H. Matsui singled to center, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Giambi to second
- R. Cano flied out to center
- J. Molina struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar grounded out to second
- E. Hinske fouled out to catcher
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 7th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon singled to shortstop
- D. Jeter grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, J. Damon out at second
- B. Abreu struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- G. Gross doubled to deep right
- S. Riggans doubled to deep right, G. Gross scored
- D. Marte relieved M. Mussina
- A. Iwamura singled to left, S. Riggans to third
- B.J. Upton struck out swinging
- C. Pena struck out looking
- R. Baldelli hit for C. Floyd
- J. Chamberlain relieved D. Marte
- R. Baldelli grounded into fielder's choice, A. Iwamura out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 8th: NY Yankees
- R. Baldelli at designated hitter
- J. Hammel relieved T. Miller
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep center
- J. Giambi ground rule double to deep right
- C. Ransom ran for J. Giambi
- X. Nady lined out to second
- H. Matsui flied out to center, C. Ransom to third
- R. Cano struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- C. Ransom at first
- W. Aybar grounded out to third
- E. Hinske walked
- J. Bartlett singled to left, E. Hinske to second
- G. Gross flied out to left
- B. Zobrist hit for S. Riggans
- B. Zobrist grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 9th: NY Yankees
- D. Navarro catching
- J. Salas relieved J. Hammel
- J. Damon flied out to center
- D. Jeter struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- D. Giese relieved J. Chamberlain
- A. Iwamura flied out to right center
- B.J. Upton flied out to right
- C. Pena struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
NY Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2
 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez Alex Rodriguez
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
E. Hinske Eric Hinske
2-3