NY Yankees 7, LA Angels 1
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(77-68)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 7 10 1
LA Angels 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 1
WP: A. Aceves (1-0)
LP: E. Santana (15-6)
(87-57)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: NY Yankees
- X. Nady doubled to left, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Giambi to third
Top 6th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep right center, D. Jeter and B. Abreu scored
Bot 6th: LA Angels
- V. Guerrero grounded out to shortstop, G. Anderson scored, M. Teixeira to third
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right, C. Moeller scored
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf-lf 5 2 2 3 0 0 0 .306
D. Jeter ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .296
B. Abreu rf 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .298
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 2 2 3 1 0 0 .310
J. Giambi 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .246
    C. Ransom 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750
X. Nady lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .286
    B. Gardner cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
H. Matsui dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .301
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .262
C. Moeller c 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .228
 Totals 36 7 10 7 2 7 11  
 Batting
2B - X Nady (9, E Santana).
HR - A Rodriguez (33, 6th inning off E Santana 2 on, 0 Out), J Damon 2 (14, 7th inning off E Santana 1 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off J Speier 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - X Nady (30), A Rodriguez 3 (95), J Damon 3 (62).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Giambi 1, C Moeller 2.
GIDP - B Abreu.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - B Abreu (11, 2nd base by E Santana/J Mathis).
 
 Fielding
E - D Jeter (12, catch).
DP - 1 (A Aceves-R Cano-J Giambi).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Willits lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .162
G. Anderson dh 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .287
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .362
V. Guerrero rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .298
T. Hunter cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
    G. Matthews Jr. cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .236
R. Quinlan 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .280
B. Wood ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .176
J. Mathis c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .191
    K. Morales ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188
    R. Budde c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
S. Rodriguez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188
 Totals 34 1 7 1 0 3 12  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (8, A Aceves); G Anderson (24, B Bruney).
RBI - V Guerrero (83).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Matthews 1, M Teixeira 1, S Rodriguez 1.
GIDP - T Hunter.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - R Quinlan (3, 2nd base off A Aceves/C Moeller).
 
 Fielding
E - G Matthews (6, fly ball).
DP - 1 (B Wood-S Rodriguez-M Teixeira).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Aceves (W, 1-0) 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 0 1.29
B. Bruney 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.17
D. Marte 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.28
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Santana (L, 15-6) 6.1 8 6 5 1 6 2 3.36
J. Bulger 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.35
J. Speier 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.03
HBP - J Giambi (by E Santana).
Pitches-strikes - A Aceves 89-63; B Bruney 17-11; D Marte 15-10; E Santana 108-74; J Bulger 16-7; J Speier 24-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Aceves 12-8; B Bruney 2-0; D Marte 0-3; E Santana 7-5; J Bulger 0-2; J Speier 3-2.
Batters faced - A Aceves 26; B Bruney 4; D Marte 4; E Santana 28; J Bulger 4; J Speier 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--C.B. Bucknor. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Time: 2:36.
Attendance: 43,042.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING DUE TO TIGHTNESS IN HIS LEFT QUADRICEPS.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 10, 2008 12:47 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
J. Damon Johnny Damon
2-5, 2 HR
3 RBI
 LA Angels
G. Anderson Garret Anderson
3-4