NY Yankees 6, LA Angels 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(96-56)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 10 2
LA Angels 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 5 12 1
WP: P. Hughes (8-3) S: M. Rivera (41)
LP: M. Palmer (10-2)
(90-61)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep center, M. Teixeira scored
- J. Posada homered to deep right, H. Matsui scored
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui homered to deep right
Bot 5th: LA Angels
- C. Figgins homered to right
- V. Guerrero singled to left, M. Izturis scored, B. Abreu to second
Bot 6th: LA Angels
- G. Matthews Jr. singled to shallow right, K. Morales scored, J. Rivera to second
- B. Abreu walked, J. Rivera scored, G. Matthews Jr. to third, C. Figgins to second
Bot 8th: LA Angels
- M. Izturis singled to right, H. Kendrick scored
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to center, B. Gardner scored
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 .329
J. Damon lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .285
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .292
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 3 .284
H. Matsui dh 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 .280
J. Posada c 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 .283
R. Cano 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321
N. Swisher rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .251
    M. Cabrera rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
B. Gardner cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .280
 Totals 34 6 10 6 3 4 9 2 14  
 Batting
2B - R Cano (46, E Santana).
HR - A Rodriguez (27, 3rd inning off E Santana 1 on, 1 Out), H Matsui (28, 5th inning off E Santana 0 on, 0 Out), J Posada (22, 3rd inning off E Santana 1 on, 1 Out).
S - J Damon.
SF - A Rodriguez.
RBI - A Rodriguez 3 (89), H Matsui (88), J Posada 2 (79).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, A Rodriguez 1, H Matsui 1, J Posada 2.
GIDP - N Swisher.
Reached via catcher's interference - H Matsui.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - D Jeter (27, 2nd base off E Santana/J Mathis), B Gardner (23, 2nd base off M Palmer/R Budde).
 
 Fielding
E - J Posada (7, throw); R Cano (11, field).
DP - 1 (J Posada-R Cano).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .298
M. Izturis 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 .296
    R. Budde c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Abreu rf 2 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 .294
V. Guerrero dh 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 .299
T. Hunter cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .304
K. Morales 1b 4 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .304
    R. Willits pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
J. Rivera lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .290
E. Aybar ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .304
J. Mathis c 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
    G. Matthews Jr. ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245
    B. Wilson c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Kendrick ph-2b 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .297
 Totals 39 5 12 5 1 5 7 1 20  
 Batting
2B - M Izturis (21, C Gaudin); K Morales (42, D Marte).
HR - C Figgins (5, 5th inning off C Gaudin 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Figgins (51), M Izturis (60), B Abreu (97), V Guerrero (47), G Matthews Jr. (45).
2-out RBI - C Figgins, B Abreu, V Guerrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Abreu 1, V Guerrero 2, T Hunter 2, E Aybar 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - H Kendrick (10, 3rd base off P Hughes/J Posada).
CS - R Willits (1, 2nd base by M Rivera/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - J Mathis (5, field).
DP - 1 (K Morales-E Aybar).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Gaudin 4.2 6 2 2 2 3 1 1.59 3.71  
A. Aceves 1.2 4 2 2 1 1 0 1.07 3.87  
D. Marte 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.78 10.97  
P. Hughes (W, 8-3; BS, 3) 1.2 1 1 0 1 2 0 1.12 3.04  
M. Rivera (S, 41) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.91 1.91  
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
E. Santana 6.0 9 5 4 2 7 3 1.52 5.46  
M. Palmer (L, 10-2) 2.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.34 4.03  
D. Oliver 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.15 2.55  
WP - P Hughes, E Santana.
IBB - M Teixeira (by D Oliver).
Pitches-strikes - C Gaudin 96-58; A Aceves 34-24; D Marte 3-1; P Hughes 38-25; M Rivera 15-9; E Santana 100-62; M Palmer 33-15; D Oliver 15-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Gaudin 4-7; A Aceves 2-2; D Marte 0-0; P Hughes 3-1; M Rivera 1-0; E Santana 5-10; M Palmer 3-2; D Oliver 0-0.
Batters faced - C Gaudin 22; A Aceves 10; D Marte 1; P Hughes 8; M Rivera 3; E Santana 29; M Palmer 8; D Oliver 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Gerry Davis.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 23, 2009 5:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
A. Rodriguez Alex Rodriguez
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 LA Angels
C. Figgins Chone Figgins
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI