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Wang earns 15th victory
Yankees 7, Tigers 2
Johnny Damon (right) is met by Derek Jeter after homering on Saturday. (Duane Burleson/AP)
 Damon's solo homer
 Cabrera's three-run triple
A frustrating loss that began on Friday night and ended on Saturday morning was only a memory on Saturday night thanks to Chien-Ming Wang, who scattered five hits in eight innings and won his 15th game behind triples from Melky Cabrera and Johnny Damon.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (72-57)
Won 1
NY Yankees 7, Detroit 2   DET
Detroit (69-60)
Lost 1
August 25, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
2 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0   7 10 0
Detroit
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 5 0
Standings thru 8/25/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Tigers Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5122000.266
Jeter, SS5000001.320
Abreu, RF3120201.289
Rodriguez, 3B3110201.308
Matsui, DH5132004.308
Posada, C5000007.331
Cano, 2B4110001.305
Betemit, 1B3100100.230
Cabrera, CF4113000.293
Totals3771075015 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (25, Bonderman).
3B: Cabrera (8, Bonderman), Damon (2, Bonderman).
HR: Damon (8, 3rd inning off Bonderman, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 7; Abreu 2; Rodriguez; Matsui 4; Cano; Cabrera 3.
RBI: Matsui 2 (90), Damon 2 (47), Cabrera 3 (57).
2-out RBI: Matsui 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada 4; Abreu.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez (18, 2nd base off Bonderman/Rabelo), Abreu 3 (20, 2nd base off Grilli/Rabelo, 2nd base off Bonderman/Rabelo, 2nd base off Bonderman/Rabelo).

FIELDING
PB: Posada (7).
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Betemit, Wang-Jeter-Betemit).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF3000110.288
Polanco, 2B3100101.335
Thames, LF4010021.246
Ordonez, RF4021001.358
Guillen, 1B4000012.302
Rabelo, C3000001.277
Casey, DH3000011.281
Inge, 3B3120000.240
Santiago, SS3000012.286
Totals30251269 

BATTING
TB: Thames; Ordonez 2; Inge 2.
RBI: Ordonez (116).
2-out RBI: Ordonez.
GIDP: Ordonez; Polanco.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Polanco (5, 2nd base off Wang/Posada), Inge (8, 2nd base off Wang/Posada).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 15-6)8.05212603.95
Bruney 1.00000003.32
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonderman (L, 10-7)5.28774014.87
Byrdak 0.10000004.09
Grilli 3.02001005.37

WP: Wang.
Pitches-strikes: Wang 107-66, Bruney 10-5, Bonderman 105-62, Byrdak 4-3, Grilli 50-30.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 12-6, Bruney 0-3, Bonderman 5-12, Byrdak 0-1, Grilli 4-5.
Batters faced: Wang 29, Bruney 3, Bonderman 29, Byrdak 1, Grilli 12.
Inherited runners-scored: Byrdak 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:53.
Att: 44,250.

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