NY Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 2
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(85-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
NY Yankees 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 X 4 7 0
WP: L. Ayala (2-2) S: M. Rivera (44)
LP: J. Shields (15-12)
(95-60)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez doubled to deep center, D. Jeter scored
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- D. Jennings homered to deep left, E. Johnson scored
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
- E. Nunez homered to left
- R. Cano doubled to deep center, B. Gardner and D. Jeter scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 5 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 .287
B.J. Upton cf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .236
E. Longoria 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .243
M. Joyce rf 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
J. Damon dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .258
C. Kotchman 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .308
J. Lobaton c 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .100
E. Johnson 2b 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .194
    S. Rodriguez ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .223
    B. Zobrist ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .266
R. Brignac ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .187
 Totals 35 2 9 2 1 2 10 1 17  
 Batting
2B - C Kotchman (24, A Laffey); E Johnson (7, H Noesi).
HR - D Jennings (10, 3rd inning off H Noesi 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Jennings 2 (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 2, J Lobaton 1, R Brignac 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - B Upton (31, 2nd base off A Laffey/A Romine).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Longoria).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B. Gardner cf-lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .262
D. Jeter ss 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .298
R. Cano dh-2b 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 .305
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .281
N. Swisher rf-1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .260
    M. Rivera p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Posada 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .237
    C. Dickerson pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320
A. Jones lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
    C. Granderson ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270
E. Nunez 2b 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 .264
    M. Teixeira 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
A. Romine c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .111
    E. Chavez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .266
    R. Martin c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
 Totals 30 4 7 4 1 2 8 3 7  
 Batting
2B - R Cano (46, J Howell); A Rodriguez (21, J Shields).
HR - E Nunez (5, 8th inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - R Cano 2 (115), A Rodriguez (61), E Nunez (30).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Swisher 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - B Gardner (46, 2nd base off J Shields/J Lobaton), E Nunez 2 (21, 2nd base off J Shields/J Lobaton, 3rd base off J Shields/J Lobaton).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Shields (L, 15-12) 7.1 6 4 4 2 7 1 1.04 2.84  
J.P. Howell 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.58 6.37  
B. Gomes 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.41 3.22  
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
H. Noesi 2.2 4 2 2 1 2 1 1.44 4.14  
R. Valdes 1.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.12 0.00  
G. Kontos 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.29 3.86  
A. Laffey 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.70 4.10  
C. Wade 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.05 1.98  
B. Logan 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.35 2.92  
L. Ayala (W, 2-2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.24 1.69  
M. Rivera (S, 44) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.88 1.95  
HBP - M Joyce (by A Laffey); C Kotchman (by B Logan).
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 120-74; J Howell 5-2; B Gomes 4-4; M Rivera 11-8; H Noesi 55-35; R Valdes 30-19; G Kontos 10-7; A Laffey 22-13; C Wade 26-20; B Logan 11-5; L Ayala 11-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 6-7; J Howell 0-1; B Gomes 1-0; M Rivera 1-1; H Noesi 4-4; R Valdes 0-1; G Kontos 0-2; A Laffey 0-1; C Wade 2-1; B Logan 1-1; L Ayala 0-0.
Batters faced - J Shields 29; J Howell 1; B Gomes 2; M Rivera 3; H Noesi 12; R Valdes 6; G Kontos 3; A Laffey 4; C Wade 5; B Logan 4; L Ayala 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Scott Barry. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from right.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 22, 2011 3:41 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
D. Jennings Desmond Jennings
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
E. Nunez Eduardo Nunez
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI