NY Yankees 4, LA Angels 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3
NY Yankees 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 X 4 10 0
WP: C. Sabathia (1-0) S: M. Rivera (1)
LP: J. Lackey (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Jeter scored
- H. Matsui singled to shallow left, J. Damon scored
Top 4th: LA Angels
- K. Morales singled to shallow left center, V. Guerrero scored
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- H. Matsui doubled to shallow left center, J. Damon scored, A. Rodriguez to third, A. Rodriguez out at home
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to shallow center, M. Cabrera scored, D. Jeter to second on T. Hunter's fielding error
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
B. Abreu rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000
T. Hunter cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333
V. Guerrero dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .250
J. Rivera lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
K. Morales 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .333
H. Kendrick 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
J. Mathis c 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    M. Napoli ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
E. Aybar ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 1 4 1 0 2 8 0 7  
 Batting
2B - V Guerrero (1, C Sabathia).
RBI - K Morales (1).
2-out RBI - K Morales.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Napoli 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - T Hunter (1, field); J Rivera (1, field); J Lackey (1, throw).
Outfield assists - J Rivera.
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .400
J. Damon lf 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400
    B. Gardner cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Teixeira 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .200
A. Rodriguez 3b 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .500
H. Matsui dh 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 .667
J. Posada c 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000
R. Cano 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
N. Swisher rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .250
M. Cabrera cf-lf 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .500
 Totals 32 4 10 4 0 5 6 0 14  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (1, J Lackey); H Matsui (1, J Lackey).
SF - A Rodriguez.
RBI - D Jeter (1), A Rodriguez (1), H Matsui 2 (2).
2-out RBI - D Jeter, H Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, J Damon 1, M Teixeira 1, H Matsui 1, J Posada 1, N Swisher 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
J. Lackey (L, 0-1) 5.2 9 4 2 3 3 0 2.12 3.18  
J. Bulger 1.1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1.50 0.00  
M. Palmer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 0.00  
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
C. Sabathia (W, 1-0) 8.0 4 1 1 1 7 0 0.62 1.12  
M. Rivera (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.00 0.00  
WP - J Bulger.
HPB - R Cano (by J Bulger).
Pitches-strikes - J Lackey 114-65; J Bulger 33-15; M Palmer 20-14; C Sabathia 113-76; M Rivera 17-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lackey 7-10; J Bulger 1-0; M Palmer 3-0; C Sabathia 11-1; M Rivera 0-2.
Batters faced - J Lackey 28; J Bulger 7; M Palmer 4; C Sabathia 29; M Rivera 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim McClelland. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--Jerry Layne. LF--Fieldin Culbreth. RF--Dale Scott.

Updated on Saturday, Oct 17, 2009 3:28 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
K. Morales Kendry Morales
1-3
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
H. Matsui Hideki Matsui
2-3
2 RBI
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