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Mussina rebounds
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Yankees 6, White Sox 4
Melky Cabrera heads to first on an RBI infield single.  (Brian Kersey/AP)
Told by Yankees co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner to "pitch like Jamie Moyer," Mike Mussina answered with seven strong innings in which he allowed little more than two solo homers. Jorge Posada hit three doubles, and Mariano Rivera recorded a five-out save.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 04/22: NYY 9, CWS 5
  • Wed. 04/23: NYY 6, CWS 4
  • Thu. 04/24: @ CWS, 8:11 PM ET
NYY
NY Yankees (12-10)
Won 3
NY Yankees 6, Chi White Sox 4   CWS
Chi White Sox (11-9)
Lost 2
April 23, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0   6 12 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0   4 6 1
Standings thru 4/23/08  |  Recap: NYY | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  White Sox stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5222013.253
Jeter, SS5011001.277
Abreu, RF5000022.293
Matsui, DH4110111.324
Posada, C5042001.304
Cano, 2B4100115.165
Giambi, 1B2110300.135
Ensberg, 3B5010025.308
Cabrera, CF4121012.292
Totals3961265820 

BATTING
2B: Posada 3 (6, Vazquez, Masset, Jenks), Cabrera (2, Vazquez), Damon (6, Vazquez).
TB: Damon 3; Jeter; Matsui; Posada 7; Giambi; Ensberg; Cabrera 3.
RBI: Cabrera (8), Posada 2 (8), Damon 2 (12), Jeter (12).
2-out RBI: Cabrera; Posada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon 2; Cano 2; Cabrera; Ensberg 2.
GIDP: Posada.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Giambi (1, 2nd base off Jenks/Pierzynski).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Swisher, CF3100110.231
Cabrera, SS4120010.263
Thome, DH4021001.232
Konerko, 1B3001001.185
Dye, RF4000001.315
Pierzynski, C4000000.323
Quentin, LF3111100.246
Crede, 3B4111001.296
Uribe, 2B2000010.167
  a-Ramirez, PH-2B1000000.143
Totals32464234 

a-Grounded out for Uribe in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Crede (6, 5th inning off Mussina, 0 on, 1 out), Quentin (5, 7th inning off Mussina, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cabrera 2; Thome 2; Quentin 4; Crede 4.
RBI: Crede (20), Quentin (16), Thome (17), Konerko (15).
2-out RBI: Quentin.
SF: Konerko.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Cabrera (1, fielding).
DP: (Cabrera-Konerko).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 2-3)7.04221324.94
Hawkins 0.112210011.17
Traber 0.01000003.86
Rivera (S, 6)1.20000000.00
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez (L, 3-2)5.110663304.40
Logan 0.20000103.68
Masset 2.01001303.75
Jenks 1.01001102.00

Traber pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Giambi (by Masset), Giambi (by Jenks).
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 101-66, Hawkins 12-6, Traber 1-1, Rivera 17-13, Vazquez 104-69, Logan 7-6, Masset 35-20, Jenks 22-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mussina 8-10, Hawkins 1-0, Traber 0-0, Rivera 2-3, Vazquez 4-9, Logan 0-1, Masset 2-1, Jenks 2-0.
Batters faced: Mussina 26, Hawkins 3, Traber 1, Rivera 5, Vazquez 29, Logan 2, Masset 8, Jenks 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Traber 2-1, Rivera 2-1, Logan 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:06.
Att: 27,751.

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