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Giambi's homer lifts Yanks
Yankees 5, Devil Rays 4
Hideki Matsui follows through on his 400th professional home run. (Michael Kim/AP)
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Jason Giambi hit a two-run home run with two outs in the eighth inning, sending the Yankees to a victory over the Devil Rays. Hideki Matsui also went deep and collected three RBIs. Jaret Wright followed a tough first inning with 5 2/3 scoreless frames.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 07, 2005
TB
Tampa Bay (58-82)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 4   NYY
NY Yankees (78-60)
Won 1
September 7, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 8 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 X   5 8 1
Standings through 9/7/05  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Yankees Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4100101.299
Crawford, LF5120000.290
Cantu, 2B4122011.292
Huff, 3B2010201.261
Gomes, DH3111104.288
Lee, 1B3001004.280
Hollins, RF3010100.257
Hall, C4010002.284
Gathright, CF4000011.279
Totals324845214 

BATTING
2B: Hollins (16, Wright).
3B: Gomes (4, Wright).
TB: Crawford 2; Cantu 2; Huff; Gomes 3; Hollins 2; Hall.
RBI: Cantu 2 (99), Gomes (41), Lee (43).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hall; Lee; Gomes.
SF: Lee.
GIDP: Lee; Hall.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford (42, 2nd base off Wright/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Lee, Cantu-Lugo-Lee).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4110013.311
Matsui, CF-LF4123010.294
Sheffield, RF0000000.290
Williams, CF4010001.254
Crosby, CF0000000.208
Rodriguez, A, 3B3110111.321
Giambi, 1B4112003.280
Phillips, 1B0000000.162
Sierra, DH4000020.260
Lawton, LF-RF2000000.261
Posada, C3010000.252
Cano, 2B2110100.280
Totals30585258 

BATTING
2B: Williams (18, Waechter), Jeter (24, Waechter), Matsui (36, Waechter).
HR: Matsui (21, 4th inning off Waechter, 0 on, 1 out), Giambi (27, 8th inning off Borowski, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Jeter 2; Matsui 6; Williams 2; Rodriguez, A; Giambi 4; Posada; Cano.
RBI: Matsui 3 (104), Giambi 2 (70).
2-out RBI: Giambi 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Wright (2, throw).
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Giambi, Cano-Giambi).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Waechter 5.15331515.04
Miller (H, 11)1.01001004.74
Harper (H, 11)0.20000007.59
Borowski (BS, 4)(L, 1-3)1.02220013.72
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wright 6.28444205.76
Sturtze (W, 5-3)1.10001004.29
Rivera (S, 36)1.00000001.49

IBB: Rodriguez, A (by Waechter), Huff (by Wright).
HBP: Lawton (by Miller).
Pitches-strikes: Waechter 76-48, Miller 20-11, Harper 4-2, Borowski 17-12, Wright 99-59, Sturtze 15-8, Rivera 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Waechter 3-8, Miller 0-3, Harper 2-0, Borowski 1-2, Wright 12-6, Sturtze 3-1, Rivera 1-2.
Batters faced: Waechter 22, Miller 5, Harper 1, Borowski 5, Wright 31, Sturtze 4, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller 2-0, Harper 3-0, Sturtze 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:40.
Att: 52,928.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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