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Mussina's woes continue
Tigers 16, Yankees 0
Mike Mussina has allowed 19 earned runs in his last 9 2/3 innings. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Mike Mussina invited whispers about his stability in the Yankees' rotation with two straight blowout losses before Monday's start, and the Tigers only hurt the veteran righty's case. Mussina lasted three innings and surrendered six runs, and the Yankees managed only three hits, all singles.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (72-59)
Lost 2
Detroit 16, NY Yankees 0   DET
Detroit (71-60)
Won 2
August 27, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
Detroit
1 2 3 1 3 0 6 0 X   16 20 0
Standings thru 8/27/07  |  Recap: NYY | DET  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Tigers stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF3010001.264
  1-Duncan, S, PR-LF1000000.292
Jeter, SS3000011.318
  Phillips, A, 3B1000000.288
Abreu, RF3000121.289
Rodriguez, A, 3B2010000.306
  a-Betemit, PH-3B-SS2000011.224
Matsui, DH2000102.306
Posada, C2000011.329
  Molina, J, C1000000.237
Giambi, 1B3000020.263
Cano, 2B3000000.302
Cabrera, M, CF3010000.293
Totals29030277 

a-Struck out for Rodriguez, A in the 6th.
1-Ran for Damon in the 6th.

BATTING
TB: Damon; Rodriguez, A; Cabrera, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui.
GIDP: Damon.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Betemit (6, fielding).
PB: Posada (8).
DP: (Betemit-Cano-Giambi).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF-LF6232014.291
Polanco, 2B5232102.337
Thames, LF4011003.248
  a-Maybin, PH-CF2011010.208
Ordonez, DH4110202.355
Guillen, SS-1B4121114.304
Rodriguez, I, C6221027.276
Casey, 1B3120001.279
  1-Santiago, PR-SS1200100.250
Raburn, RF4323102.333
Inge, 3B4234101.243
Totals431620157526 

a-Struck out for Thames in the 7th.
1-Ran for Casey in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Granderson (33, Mussina), Guillen (27, Mussina), Inge 3 (21, Mussina, Henn, Henn), Maybin (3, Bruney).
3B: Casey (1, Henn).
HR: Polanco (8, 4th inning off Ramirez, E, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson 4; Polanco 6; Thames; Maybin 2; Ordonez; Guillen 3; Rodriguez, I 2; Casey 4; Raburn 2; Inge 6.
RBI: Guillen (88), Granderson 2 (62), Polanco 2 (55), Rodriguez, I (52), Raburn 3 (18), Inge 4 (60), Thames (43), Maybin (2).
2-out RBI: Granderson; Polanco; Raburn 2; Inge 4; Maybin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, I 4; Granderson; Polanco; Ordonez 2.
SF: Guillen.
GIDP: Rodriguez, I.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (17, 2nd base off Mussina/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: (Polanco-Guillen-Casey).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (L, 8-10)3.09661005.53
Ramirez, E 1.01111115.91
Henn 2.28975407.49
Bruney 1.12000003.22
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander (W, 14-5)7.03002603.77
Miner 2.00000103.65

HBP: Santiago (by Henn).
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 72-49, Ramirez, E 23-11, Henn 79-42, Bruney 28-20, Verlander 96-61, Miner 18-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mussina 4-5, Ramirez, E 1-1, Henn 1-3, Bruney 2-2, Verlander 8-7, Miner 1-4.
Batters faced: Mussina 19, Ramirez, E 5, Henn 22, Bruney 6, Verlander 25, Miner 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Bruney 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 3:06.
Att: 42,428.
August 27, 2007

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