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@CHW  1

TOR  8
@CHW  2

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Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,042

Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:36
Yankees
7
77-68
Won 1
4th, 10 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  1  0   0  0  3   2  0  1    7 10  1
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  7  1
W: A Aceves (1-0), L: E Santana (15-6)
Angels
1
87-57
Lost 1
1st

BATTING

New York Yankees             AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Damon CF-LF                 5   2   2   3    0   0  .306  .839   17    1   0   2·HR
D Jeter SS                    5   1   2   0    0   1  .296  .763   25    0   3   
B Abreu RF                    4   1   1   0    1   0  .298  .836   20    5   0   CS,GDP
A Rodriguez 3B                3   2   2   3    1   0  .310  .994   25    1   4   HR
J Giambi 1B                   3   0   0   0    0   1  .246  .878   11    8   0   HBP
  C Ransom 1B                 0   0   0   0    0   0  .750 2.550         6   0   
X Nady LF                     4   0   2   1    0   1  .316  .902   11    1   0   2B
  B Gardner CF                0   0   0   0    0   0  .182  .481         0   0   
H Matsui DH                   4   0   0   0    0   2  .301  .815   12    0   0   
R Cano 2B                     4   0   0   0    0   2  .262  .697   17    2   6   
C Moeller C                   4   1   1   0    0   0  .228  .636   10    3   0   

A Aceves P                                                               0   1
  B Bruney P                                                             0   0
  D Marte P                                                              0   0
Totals                       36   7  10   7    2   7              148   27  14
BATTING
2B: X Nady (35, off E Santana).
HR: A Rodriguez (33, off E Santana; 6th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF); J Damon 2 (14, off E Santana, off J Speier; 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF; 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: J Giambi (20, by E Santana).
TB: J Damon 8; A Rodriguez 5; X Nady 3; D Jeter 2; C Moeller; B Abreu.
GIDP: B Abreu (14).
RBI: J Damon 3 (62); A Rodriguez 3 (95); X Nady (87).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
FIELDING
DP: 1. A Aceves-R Cano-J Giambi.
E: D Jeter (12).
BASERUNNING
CS: B Abreu (11, 2nd base by E Santana/J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Willits LF                  4   0   0   0    0   0  .163  .513   16    2   0   
G Anderson DH                 4   1   3   0    0   0  .287  .753   18    0   0   2B
M Teixeira 1B                 4   0   2   0    0   1  .305  .943   17    8   1   2B
V Guerrero RF                 4   0   1   1    0   0  .298  .868   12    1   0   
T Hunter CF                   2   0   0   0    0   0  .281  .820    3    0   0   GDP
  G Matthews CF               2   0   0   0    0   0  .236  .658    8    3   0   
R Quinlan 3B                  4   0   1   0    0   0  .280  .659   12    1   1   SB
B Wood SS                     4   0   0   0    0   1  .176  .511   17    2   3   
J Mathis C                    2   0   0   0    0   1  .191  .599    8    6   1   
  K Morales PH                1   0   0   0    0   0  .188  .423    2    0   0   
  R Budde C                   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000         1   0   
S Rodriguez 2B                3   0   0   0    0   0  .188  .541   10    2   3   

E Santana P                                                              1   0
  J Bulger P                                                             0   0
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1    0   3              123   27   9
BATTING
2B: G Anderson (24, off B Bruney); M Teixeira (35, off A Aceves).
TB: G Anderson 4; M Teixeira 3; V Guerrero; R Quinlan.
GIDP: T Hunter (15).
RBI: V Guerrero (83).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
FIELDING
DP: 1. B Wood-S Rodriguez-M Teixeira.
E: G Matthews (6).
BASERUNNING
SB: R Quinlan (3, 2nd base off A Aceves/C Moeller).

PITCHING

New York Yankees              IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
A Aceves, W (1-0)              7     5   1   1    0   2   0   1.29   26   89-63   41· 7·15   14· 8· 2· 0     65    -     1.09   0.32
B Bruney                       1     1   0   0    0   1   0   2.17    4   17-11    6· 1· 4    2· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.23   0.02
D Marte                        1     1   0   0    0   0   0   4.13    4   15-10    6· 1· 3    1· 3· 0· 0          0-0    0.11   0.00
Totals                         9     7   1   1    0   3   0          34  121-84   53· 9·22   17·12· 2· 0           -  
Los Angeles Angels            IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
E Santana, L (15-6)            6.1   8   6   5    1   6   2   3.36   28  106-73   48· 7·18    8· 9· 3· 0     40    -     0.84  -0.17
J Bulger                       0.2   1   0   0    1   0   0   4.35    4   16-7     4· 1· 2    1· 2· 0· 0          0-0    0.17   0.00
J Speier                       2     1   1   1    0   1   1   5.03    7   24-13    8· 1· 4    3· 3· 0· 0          0-0    0.04   0.00
Totals                         9    10   7   6    2   7   3          39  146-93   60· 9·24   12·14· 3· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: None.
HBP: E Santana (6; J Giambi).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Ted Barrett.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 43,042.
Weather: 71° F, Wind 6mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   New York Yankees              Los Angeles Angels                   
1. J Damon              CF    1. R Willits            LF 
2. D Jeter              SS    2. G Anderson           DH 
3. B Abreu              RF    3. M Teixeira           1B 
4. A Rodriguez          3B    4. V Guerrero           RF 
5. J Giambi             1B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. X Nady               LF    6. R Quinlan            3B 
7. H Matsui             DH    7. B Wood               SS 
8. R Cano               2B    8. J Mathis             C  
9. C Moeller            C     9. S Rodriguez          2B 

   A Aceves             P        E Santana            P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 2   0  0-0  12-  2   14%  73% X Nady          E Santana       Double to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line); Rodriguez Scores; Giambi to 3B
   t 6   0  0-1  1-3  4   13%  92% A Rodriguez     E Santana       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Jeter Scores/unER; Abreu Scores
   b 4   1  1-0  12-  2   12%  64% T Hunter        A Aceves        Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
   t 6   0  0-1  ---  6   11%  77% D Jeter         E Santana       Reached on E8 (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Jeter to 3B
   t 7   1  1-4  1--  2    7%  96% J Damon         E Santana       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Moeller Scores

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  3   48%  J Damon         Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
          ---  4   50%  D Jeter         Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   OO     1--  2   45%  B Abreu         Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Alfredo Aceves facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  3   47%  R Willits       Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   49%  G Anderson      Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
          ---  4   48%  M Teixeira      Single to RF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  4   50%  V Guerrero      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 4-5-6
          --- 13   54%  A Rodriguez     Single to LF (Line Drive)
          1--  1   59%  J Giambi        Hit By Pitch; Rodriguez to 2B
   R      12-  2   73%  X Nady          Double to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line); Rodriguez Scores; Giambi to 3B
   O      -23  4   68%  H Matsui        Strikeout Swinging
   O      -23  8   61%  R Cano          Strikeout Swinging
   O      -23  3   56%  C Moeller       Lineout: LF
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Alfredo Aceves facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  1   58%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF
   O      ---  3   60%  R Quinlan       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  6   61%  B Wood          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   59%  J Damon         Groundout: 1B unassisted
   O      ---  5   57%  D Jeter         Strikeout Swinging
          ---  3   59%  B Abreu         Single to CF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  2   56%  A Rodriguez     Abreu Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Alfredo Aceves facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  3   59%  J Mathis        Groundout: 3B-1B
   O      ---  2   61%  S Rodriguez     Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
   O      ---  4   62%  R Willits       Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Ervin Santana facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  2   60%  A Rodriguez     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  4   58%  J Giambi        Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
          ---  3   60%  X Nady          Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
   O      1--  6   57%  H Matsui        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Alfredo Aceves facing 2-3-4
          ---  4   52%  G Anderson      Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
   O      1--  3   57%  M Teixeira      Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
          1--  3   52%  V Guerrero      Reached on E6 (catch)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to 2B); Anderson to 2B
   OO     12-  2   64%  T Hunter        Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Ervin Santana facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  4   61%  R Cano          Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   60%  C Moeller       Popfly: SS (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4   58%  J Damon         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Alfredo Aceves facing 6-7-8
          ---  4   53%  R Quinlan       Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  4   58%  B Wood          Flyball: RF
          1--      56%  J Mathis        Quinlan Steals 2B
   O      -2-  3   61%  " "             Strikeout Looking
   O      -2-  4   66%  S Rodriguez     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Ervin Santana facing 2-3-4
                  Gary Matthews replaces Torii Hunter playing CF batting 5th
          ---  6   77%  D Jeter         Reached on E8 (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Jeter to 3B
          --3  5   79%  B Abreu         Walk
   RRR    1-3  4   92%  A Rodriguez     Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Jeter Scores/unER; Abreu Scores
   O      ---  4   91%  J Giambi        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  1   91%  X Nady          Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  1   90%  H Matsui        Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
                  3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Alfredo Aceves facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  5   92%  R Willits       Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  9   90%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Ground Ball)
          1--  3   83%  M Teixeira      Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Anderson to 3B
   RO     -23  1   86%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Anderson Scores; Teixeira to 3B
   O      --3  5   89%  G Matthews      Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Angels 1.

Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-1, Ervin Santana facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2   88%  R Cano          Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  4   89%  C Moeller       Single to 2B (Pop Fly to Short CF)
   RR     1--  2   96%  J Damon         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Moeller Scores
                  Jason Bulger replaces Ervin Santana pitching
          ---  4   97%  D Jeter         Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
   O      1--  6   96%  B Abreu         Flyball: CF (Short CF)
          1--  4   97%  A Rodriguez     Walk; Jeter to 2B
   O      12-  2   96%  J Giambi        Flyball: CF
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 6, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-6, Alfredo Aceves facing 6-7-8
                  Cody Ransom replaces Jason Giambi playing 1B batting 5th
   O      ---  2   97%  R Quinlan       Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
   O      ---  2   98%  B Wood          Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  Kendry Morales pinch hits for Jeff Mathis batting 8th
   O      ---  2   98%  K Morales       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 6, Angels 1.

Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-1, Justin Speier facing 6-7-8
                  Justin Speier replaces Jason Bulger pitching; Ryan Budde replaces Kendry Morales playing C batting 8th
   O      ---  5   98%  X Nady          Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  1   98%  H Matsui        Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  3   98%  R Cano          Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 6, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-6, Brian Bruney facing 9-1-2
                  Brian Bruney replaces Alfredo Aceves pitching
   O      ---  4   99%  S Rodriguez     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  4   99%  R Willits       Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  2   99%  G Anderson      Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      -2-  7   99%  M Teixeira      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 6, Angels 1.

Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-1, Justin Speier facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  1   99%  C Moeller       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   R      ---  4  100%  J Damon         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  6  100%  D Jeter         Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4  100%  B Abreu         Groundout: 1B unassisted
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 7, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-7, Damaso Marte facing 4-5-6
                  Damaso Marte replaces Brian Bruney pitching; Johnny Damon moves to LF; Brett Gardner replaces Xavier Nady playing CF batting 6th
          ---  4   99%  V Guerrero      Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  3  100%  G Matthews      Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
   O      1--  3  100%  R Quinlan       Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      1--  5  100%  B Wood          Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
        0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 7, Angels 1.

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