NY Yankees 7, Seattle 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(76-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 7 12 1
Seattle 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 8 0
WP: S. Ponson (8-5) S: M. Rivera (33)
LP: S. Green (4-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu homered to deep center
Top 6th: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Seattle
- R. Ibanez homered to deep right, A. Beltre and J. Reed scored
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu tripled to deep right, J. Damon and D. Jeter scored
- J. Giambi ground rule double to deep left center, B. Abreu scored, A. Rodriguez to third
- X. Nady grounded out to third, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Giambi to third
- H. Matsui singled to center, J. Giambi scored
Bot 8th: Seattle
- R. Ibanez singled to center, J. Reed scored, A. Beltre to third
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .308
D. Jeter ss 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .295
B. Abreu rf 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 .302
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .311
J. Giambi 1b 5 2 3 2 0 0 3 .249
    C. Ransom 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750
X. Nady lf 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .280
H. Matsui dh 5 0 3 1 0 1 0 .306
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .280
 Totals 37 7 12 7 5 3 13  
 Batting
2B - H Matsui (16, R Rowland-Smith); X Nady (8, R Rowland-Smith); J Giambi (16, R Corcoran).
3B - B Abreu (4, J Thomas).
HR - B Abreu (16, 1st inning off R Rowland-Smith 0 on, 2 Out), J Giambi (29, 6th inning off R Rowland-Smith 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Abreu 3 (87), J Giambi 2 (89), X Nady (28), H Matsui (45).
2-out RBI - B Abreu, H Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Giambi 2, A Rodriguez 1, R Cano 2.
GIDP - D Jeter, X Nady.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon 2 (28, 2nd base off S Green/R Johnson, 3rd base off S Green/R Johnson).
 
 Fielding
E - S Ponson (4, interference).
DP - 1 (A Rodriguez-J Giambi).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .309
J. Reed cf 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .275
A. Beltre 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .266
R. Ibanez lf 3 1 2 4 1 0 0 .307
J. Lopez dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .291
B. LaHair 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .255
    T. Hulett ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .269
R. Johnson c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Cairo ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251
L. Valbuena 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
 Totals 34 4 8 4 1 4 7  
 Batting
2B - J Reed (15, S Ponson).
HR - R Ibanez (23, 6th inning off S Ponson 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Ibanez 4 (101).
2-out RBI - R Ibanez 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Suzuki 1, J Lopez 1.
GIDP - J Lopez.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (Y Betancourt-L Valbuena-B LaHair 2).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Ponson (W, 8-5) 6.0 5 3 3 1 1 1 5.10
B. Bruney 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
J. Chamberlain 0.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 2.67
M. Rivera (S, 33) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.43
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Rowland-Smith 6.1 7 3 3 4 1 2 3.61
S. Green (L, 4-5) 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4.09
J. Thomas (BS, 1) 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.50
R. Corcoran 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.43
R. Messenger 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
C. Jimenez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.70
HBP - A Rodriguez (by R Corcoran).
Pitches-strikes - S Ponson 66-43; B Bruney 12-8; J Chamberlain 22-16; M Rivera 13-9; R Rowland-Smith 91-56; S Green 6-2; J Thomas 4-2; R Corcoran 15-9; R Messenger 20-13; C Jimenez 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Ponson 14-3; B Bruney 1-1; J Chamberlain 0-1; M Rivera 3-0; R Rowland-Smith 13-5; S Green 0-0; J Thomas 0-0; R Corcoran 2-0; R Messenger 0-2; C Jimenez 1-1.
Batters faced - S Ponson 23; B Bruney 3; J Chamberlain 5; M Rivera 4; R Rowland-Smith 28; S Green 1; J Thomas 1; R Corcoran 5; R Messenger 5; C Jimenez 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Vanover. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Mike Dimuro. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 44,473.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 7, 2008 1:00 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
B. Abreu Bobby Abreu
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Seattle
R. Ibanez Raul Ibanez
2-3, 1 HR
4 RBI