Bernie Williams smacked a pair of home runs and drove in four of the Yankees' five runs in the game as New York took the series opener. Alex Rodriguez added a solo shot and Randy Johnson earned win No. 12.
BATTING 2B: Jeter (21, Wood), Sheffield (25, Wood). HR: Rodriguez, A (38, 6th inning off Wood, 0 on, 1 out), Williams 2 (12, 6th inning off Wood, 1 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Bayliss, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Jeter 3; Sheffield 2; Rodriguez, A 4; Williams 9; Martinez. RBI: Rodriguez, A (102), Williams 4 (56). 2-out RBI: Williams 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Williams 2; Rodriguez, A. GIDP: Matsui; Flaherty 2. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING SB: Sheffield (10, 2nd base off Bayliss/Buck).