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Clemens earns 'W' in return
Yankees 9, Pirates 3
Roger Clemens jumped to No. 2 on the career strikeouts list on Saturday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
 Clemens' postgame interview
 Clemens' final K
 Cano's RBI single
Making his first start with the Yankees since 2003, Roger Clemens encountered little trouble, holding the Pirates to three runs and striking out seven batters in six innings to pick up the win and extend the Yankees' win streak to a season-high five games.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (26-36)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 9, Pittsburgh 3   NYY
NY Yankees (29-31)
Won 5
June 9, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 2
NY Yankees
3 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 X   9 11 0
Standings thru 6/9/07  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Yankees Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bautista, 3B3110211.265
Sanchez, 2B4000014.294
Bay, LF4000011.289
LaRoche, 1B3011110.214
Nady, DH4110022.287
Doumit, RF4010032.308
Paulino, C3100121.224
Wilson, SS4012001.251
Duffy, CF3010102.240
Totals3236351114 

BATTING
2B: Doumit (12, Clemens), Wilson (12, Clemens).
TB: Bautista; LaRoche; Nady; Doumit 2; Wilson 2; Duffy.
RBI: LaRoche (35), Wilson 2 (17).
2-out RBI: LaRoche; Wilson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Duffy 2; Sanchez.
GIDP: Sanchez.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Duffy (11, 2nd base off Bruney/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Paulino (5, missed catch), Bay (3, throw).
Outfield assists: Bay (Jeter at home).
DP: (Wilson-Sanchez-LaRoche).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH5221011.264
Jeter, SS3210201.332
Abreu, RF4121102.260
Rodriguez, 3B1002201.300
  1-Basak, PR-3B0000000.000
Posada, C3111113.358
Matsui, LF3001106.277
Cano, 2B5131012.275
Phelps, 1B3010002.270
  Cairo, 1B2000003.222
Cabrera, CF3210101.251
Totals3291178322 


1-Ran for Rodriguez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jeter (14, Maholm), Cano (18, Armas).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter 2; Abreu 2; Posada; Cano 4; Phelps; Cabrera.
RBI: Rodriguez 2 (58), Cano (29), Posada (40), Abreu (28), Damon (20), Matsui (31).
2-out RBI: Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phelps 2; Matsui 3; Cano; Cairo.
SF: Posada; Rodriguez; Matsui.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (11, 2nd base off Grabow/Paulino), Abreu (9, 2nd base off Grabow/Paulino), Rodriguez (7, 2nd base off Maholm/Paulino), Jeter (6, 3rd base off Grabow/Paulino), Cabrera (4, 3rd base off Grabow/Paulino).

FIELDING
DP: (Jeter-Cano-Phelps).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maholm (L, 2-9)5.16535305.33
Grabow 0.22112005.29
Armas 2.03321008.07
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens (W, 1-0)6.05332704.50
Bruney (H, 4)1.00002102.25
Farnsworth 1.00001104.97
Vizcaino 1.01000206.67

WP: Clemens.
IBB: Posada (by Grabow).
HBP: Rodriguez (by Armas).
Pitches-strikes: Maholm 106-54, Grabow 16-7, Armas 50-32, Clemens 108-69, Bruney 20-11, Farnsworth 20-12, Vizcaino 17-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maholm 9-4, Grabow 1-1, Armas 3-3, Clemens 6-5, Bruney 0-2, Farnsworth 0-2, Vizcaino 0-1.
Batters faced: Maholm 27, Grabow 6, Armas 11, Clemens 24, Bruney 5, Farnsworth 4, Vizcaino 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Grabow 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 3:17.
Att: 54,296.

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