NY Yankees 4, Minnesota 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 7 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 0
WP: A. Pettitte (1-0) S: M. Rivera (1)
LP: C. Pavano (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to shallow left, D. Span scored, O. Cabrera to second
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep right
- J. Posada homered to deep left
Top 9th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada singled to shallow right, M. Teixeira scored, A. Rodriguez to third, H. Matsui to second
- R. Cano singled to shallow right, A. Rodriguez scored, H. Matsui to third, J. Posada to second
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400
J. Damon lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 .083
    B. Gardner cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Teixeira 1b 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .167
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .455
H. Matsui dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .222
    J. Hairston Jr. dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Posada c 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 .364
R. Cano 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167
N. Swisher rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .083
M. Cabrera cf-lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .167
 Totals 33 4 7 4 2 3 13 0 10  
 Batting
2B - D Jeter (2, C Pavano).
HR - A Rodriguez (2, 7th inning off C Pavano 0 on, 1 Out), J Posada (1, 7th inning off C Pavano 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez (6), J Posada 2 (2), R Cano (1).
2-out RBI - J Posada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, M Cabrera 2.
GIDP - R Cano.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - N Swisher.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Span cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .400
O. Cabrera ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .154
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .417
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .429
J. Kubel rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .071
D. Young lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .083
B. Harris 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250
J. Morales dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
N. Punto 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .444
 Totals 33 1 7 1 0 1 10 1 12  
 Batting
2B - D Young (1, J Chamberlain); N Punto (1, P Hughes).
RBI - J Mauer (1).
2-out RBI - J Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, B Harris 1, J Morales 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - D Span (1, 2nd base off A Pettitte/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Cuddyer).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
A. Pettitte (W, 1-0) 6.1 3 1 1 1 7 0 0.63 1.42  
J. Chamberlain (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 0.00  
P. Hughes (H, 2) 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 9.00  
M. Rivera (S, 1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.36 0.00  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
C. Pavano (L, 0-1) 7.0 5 2 2 0 9 2 0.71 2.57  
M. Guerrier 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00  
R. Mahay 0.1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0.60 5.40  
J. Rauch 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2.25 6.75  
J. Mijares 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.00 13.50  
J. Nathan 0.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.00 9.00  
Pitches-strikes - A Pettitte 81-58; J Chamberlain 17-12; P Hughes 14-9; M Rivera 18-12; C Pavano 95-64; M Guerrier 11-7; R Mahay 14-8; J Rauch 6-2; J Mijares 6-2; J Nathan 14-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Pettitte 9-4; J Chamberlain 1-0; P Hughes 1-2; M Rivera 2-1; C Pavano 10-4; M Guerrier 2-0; R Mahay 0-0; J Rauch 0-0; J Mijares 0-0; J Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced - A Pettitte 23; J Chamberlain 3; P Hughes 3; M Rivera 5; C Pavano 25; M Guerrier 3; R Mahay 2; J Rauch 1; J Mijares 1; J Nathan 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--Phil Cuzzi. LF--Tim Tschida. RF--Chuck Meriwether.

Updated on Monday, Oct 12, 2009 4:38 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
J. Posada Jorge Posada
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
2-4
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