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Boxscore > NY Yankees 10, Oakland 8
Red-hot Yanks in seventh heaven
Ruben Sierra's three-run double in the seventh capped a six-run inning that propelled the Yanks to their seventh straight win. Alex Rodriguez had brought NY within two with a three-run HR, the 350th of his career, making him the youngest player to reach the milestone.
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Alex Rodriguez hits a three-run homer in the seventh inning Tuesday. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Once up 8-3, the A's proved unable to solve the Yankees in their Oakland series opener. Mark Mulder had only allowed three runs through six, but was hit hard in the seventh and left with seven earned runs as the Yanks continued their mastery of Oakland.
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NY Yankees (15-11)
Won 7
NY Yankees 10, Oakland 8  
Oakland (12-14)
Lost 2
May 4, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
New York
0 0 1 2 0 0 6 0 1   10 17 1
Oakland
3 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0   8 7 0
Standings through 5/4/04  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Athletics Stats
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS6110016.180
Williams, CF5120031.198
Rodriguez, 3B4134100.275
Giambi, 1B4110113.269
Clark, 1B0000000.200
Sheffield, RF4100113.272
Posada, C4220100.303
Matsui, LF5120014.300
Sierra, R, DH4133000.320
1-Bush, PR-DH0000000.000
a-Lofton, PH-DH0000100.167
Wilson, 2B5133004.211
Totals411017105721 

a-Intentionally walked for Bush in the 9th.
1-Ran for Sierra, R in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Posada (7, Mulder), Jeter (4, Mulder), Wilson (1, Mulder), Sierra, R (5, Rincon), Matsui (6, Duchscherer).
HR: Rodriguez (5, 7th inning off Mulder, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter 2; Williams 2; Rodriguez 6; Giambi; Posada 3; Matsui 3; Sierra, R 4; Wilson 4.
RBI: Rodriguez 4 (11), Wilson 3 (6), Sierra, R 3 (15).
2-out RBI: Wilson 2, Sierra, R 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sheffield 2, Jeter 3.
GIDP: Wilson, Giambi 2.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Posada (4, drop ball).
DP: 3 (Jeter-Wilson-Giambi, Posada-Osborne-Rodriguez, Jeter-Wilson).
Pickoffs: Posada (Dye at 3rd base).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF3110100.245
Byrnes, LF3210112.333
Chavez, 3B3323100.245
Dye, RF3101120.288
Hatteberg, 1B4111003.294
Durazo, DH4012000.273
Crosby, SS4000031.191
Miller, C2010110.304
a-McMillon, PH1000010.208
Scutaro, 2B3000002.299
b-Karros, PH1000000.125
Totals31877588 

a-Struck out for Miller in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Scutaro in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Chavez 2 (8, 1st inning off Contreras, 1 on, 1 out; 5th inning off Osborne, 0 on, 0 out), Hatteberg (2, 1st inning off Contreras, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kotsay; Byrnes; Chavez 8; Hatteberg 4; Durazo; Miller.
RBI: Chavez 3 (17), Hatteberg (8), Dye (21), Durazo 2 (14).
2-out RBI: Hatteberg.
GIDP: Scutaro.
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING
SB: Byrnes 2 (5, 2nd base off Contreras/Posada, 3rd base off Contreras/Posada), Kotsay (1, 3rd base off Contreras/Posada).
CS: Dye (1, home by Osborne/Posada).
PO: Dye (3rd base by Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Chavez-Hatteberg, Scutaro-Crosby-Hatteberg 2).

 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras 2.04764229.47
Osborne (W, 2-0)4.03111213.18
Quantrill (H, 3)1.00000103.38
Gordon (H, 7)1.00000101.65
Rivera (S, 10)1.00000200.55
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mulder 6.113772314.12
Bradford (L, 1-1)0.00222007.71
Rincon (BS, 2)0.12000103.68
Duchscherer 2.12111302.13

Bradford pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Contreras pitched to 4 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Contreras.
IBB: Lofton (by Duchscherer).
Pitches-strikes: Contreras 60-32, Osborne 53-33, Quantrill 11-9, Gordon 9-8, Rivera 15-10, Mulder 96-61, Bradford 12-4, Rincon 11-7, Duchscherer 39-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Contreras 3-1, Osborne 2-7, Quantrill 2-0, Gordon 0-2, Rivera 1-0, Mulder 11-5, Bradford 0-0, Rincon 0-0, Duchscherer 4-0.
Batters faced: Contreras 13, Osborne 14, Quantrill 3, Gordon 3, Rivera 3, Mulder 31, Bradford 2, Rincon 3, Duchscherer 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Osborne 3-3, Bradford 1-0, Rincon 3-3, Duchscherer 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 20 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 35,081.

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