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Box > NY Yankees 6, Oakland 0
Beleaguered Brown baffles A's
A's starter Rich Harden probably deserved better. He delivered a strong outing on Sunday, limiting the Bronx Bombers to just two runs on five hits in seven innings, but he found himself matched up against a suddenly resurgent Kevin Brown.
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Kevin Brown notched his first win of 2005, giving up no runs on five hits over seven innings. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Kevin Brown has been the focus of much of the criticism directed at the Yankees pitching staff, but even the sternest critic could not call Brown's Sunday outing into question. He shut out the A's on five hits over seven innings of work.
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OAK
Oakland (14-22)
Lost 7
NY Yankees 6, Oakland 0   NYY
NY Yankees (18-19)
Won 7
May 8, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 X   6 8 0
Standings through 5/8/05  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Yankees Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF4010000.302
Kendall, C4000001.225
Chavez, 3B4000011.190
Hatteberg, 1B4020001.272
Kielty, RF3000111.241
Durazo, DH4030000.257
Ginter, 2B4000016.152
Byrnes, LF3010013.208
Scutaro, SS4000018.256
Totals340701521 

BATTING
2B: Durazo (4, Sturtze).
TB: Kotsay; Hatteberg 2; Durazo 4; Byrnes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro 6.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Chavez-Hatteberg).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5020010.306
Womack, LF2100101.280
Sheffield, RF3000022.328
Matsui, CF3121101.242
Rodriguez, A, 3B3221102.305
Martinez, 1B4113022.256
Posada, C4111002.250
Giambi, DH2000220.203
Cano, 2B4000014.095
Totals306865814 

BATTING
2B: Jeter (6, Harden).
HR: Rodriguez, A (11, 4th inning off Harden, 0 on, 0 out), Martinez (6, 8th inning off Calero, 2 on, 0 out), Posada (3, 8th inning off Calero, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jeter 3; Matsui 2; Rodriguez, A 5; Martinez 4; Posada 4.
RBI: Rodriguez, A (32), Matsui (22), Martinez 3 (14), Posada (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 2; Matsui; Sheffield.
S: Womack.
GIDP: Rodriguez, A.
Team LOB: 7.

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden (L, 2-2)7.05224611.94
Calero 0.03441028.68
Rincon 0.20000104.50
Yabu 0.10000101.42
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Brown (W, 1-4)7.05001406.39
Gordon (H, 5)1.00000104.40
Sturtze 1.02000004.97

Calero pitched to 4 batters in the 8th.

WP: Harden 2.
HBP: Sheffield (by Harden), Byrnes (by Brown).
Pitches-strikes: Harden 107-58, Calero 18-10, Rincon 10-7, Yabu 7-4, Brown 106-69, Gordon 11-8, Sturtze 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Harden 10-5, Calero 0-0, Rincon 1-0, Yabu 0-0, Brown 5-12, Gordon 2-0, Sturtze 0-3.
Batters faced: Harden 30, Calero 4, Rincon 2, Yabu 1, Brown 28, Gordon 3, Sturtze 5.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 57 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 26 mph, L to R.
T: 2:52.
Att: 47,575.

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