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Yanks' hit parade rolls on
Yankees 9, Royals 2
Melky Cabrera (left) greets Derek Jeter after they both scored in the first. (Dick Whipple/AP)
 Rodriguez's RBI single
 Damon's two-run double
The Yankees got off to a quick start Monday as Hideki Matsui laced a two-run single in the first, and Johnny Damon added a two-run double in the second. Roger Clemens worked seven solid innings for the win, and Alex Rodriguez collected his 100th RBI.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (53-46)
Won 4
NY Yankees 9, Kansas City 2   KC
Kansas City (43-55)
Lost 1
July 23, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5   9 13 0
Kansas City
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   2 5 3
Standings thru 7/23/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Royals Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5132000.244
Cabrera, RF4210103.282
Jeter, SS5110015.330
Rodriguez, 3B3111202.313
Matsui, LF4112112.290
Posada, C5122012.334
Cano, 2B4121002.294
Phillips, 1B5010012.300
Duncan, DH5110013.294
Totals4091384521 

BATTING
2B: Damon (14, Perez).
3B: Posada (1, Perez).
TB: Damon 4; Cabrera; Jeter; Rodriguez; Matsui; Posada 4; Cano 2; Phillips; Duncan.
RBI: Matsui 2 (65), Damon 2 (35), Rodriguez (100), Posada 2 (54), Cano (51).
2-out RBI: Matsui 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter 2; Cano 2.
SF: Cano.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Damon (2, 2nd base by Perez/Buck).

FIELDING
DP: (Rodriguez-Cano-Phillips).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4010011.273
Grudzielanek, 2B4110012.299
Teahen, RF4010012.289
Butler, DH4000011.323
Gload, 1B4111001.257
Gordon, 3B4000001.232
Brown, LF3000010.226
Buck, C3000011.241
Pena, SS2010000.285
Totals32251069 

BATTING
2B: Grudzielanek (22, Clemens).
HR: Gload (3, 7th inning off Clemens, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: DeJesus; Grudzielanek 2; Teahen; Gload 4; Pena.
RBI: Gload (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teahen.
GIDP: Grudzielanek.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Pena (17, throw), Brown (4, throw), Grudzielanek (5, fielding).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens (W, 3-4)7.04220313.72
Vizcaino (H, 5)1.00000204.15
Villone 1.01000103.28
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez (L, 5-9)7.08443105.80
Braun 1.14330307.88
Gobble 0.21201102.62

WP: Clemens 2.
HBP: Pena (by Clemens).
Pitches-strikes: Clemens 94-60, Vizcaino 15-12, Villone 19-14, Perez 111-70, Braun 36-23, Gobble 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Clemens 13-6, Vizcaino 0-1, Villone 1-1, Perez 10-9, Braun 1-0, Gobble 0-1.
Batters faced: Clemens 26, Vizcaino 3, Villone 4, Perez 32, Braun 8, Gobble 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Gobble 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 3:05.
Att: 30,476.

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