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Yanks caged in Bronx
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Tigers 8, Yankees 4
Bobby Abreu is greeted at the plate after his three run homer in the first. (Getty)
A three-run homer courtesy of Bobby Abreu got the Yankees off to a promising start, but the Bombers found themselves behind by the end of the third inning. Shelley Duncan's single tied it in the fifth, but that was all New York could muster.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (14-15)
Won 3
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 4   NYY
NY Yankees (14-16)
Lost 3
May 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 4 0 0 2 2 0 0   8 11 2
NY Yankees
3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   4 10 0
Standings thru 5/1/08  |  Recap: DET | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Yankees stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5001011.310
Polanco, 2B5110011.226
Sheffield, DH3100200.176
Ordonez, RF5232000.315
Cabrera, 1B4123112.279
Guillen, 3B4120102.330
Jones, J, LF4110002.188
  Raburn, LF1000001.238
Inge, C3000112.247
Santiago, SS4122002.375
Totals3881185413 

BATTING
2B: Santiago (3, Kennedy), Polanco (4, Kennedy), Ordonez (8, Kennedy), Jones, J (2, Albaladejo), Guillen (9, Albaladejo).
3B: Cabrera (1, Kennedy), Santiago (1, Albaladejo).
HR: Cabrera (6, 7th inning off Albaladejo, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Polanco 2; Ordonez 4; Cabrera 7; Guillen 3; Jones, J 2; Santiago 5.
RBI: Granderson (6), Ordonez 2 (21), Cabrera 3 (22), Santiago 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Ordonez 2; Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen; Cabrera; Polanco; Santiago.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Guillen (4, throw), Granderson (1, fielding).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4110111.275
Jeter, SS4220101.286
Abreu, RF4123103.277
Duncan, S, 1B5011011.167
Matsui, DH5010004.316
Cabrera, CF4000105.286
Ensberg, 3B4010012.234
Cano, 2B4010002.155
Moeller, C4010013.333
Totals3841044422 

BATTING
HR: Abreu (4, 1st inning off Robertson, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter 2; Abreu 5; Duncan, S; Matsui; Ensberg; Cano; Moeller.
RBI: Abreu 3 (19), Duncan, S (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moeller; Cabrera 2; Abreu 2; Jeter.
Team LOB: 11.

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (W, 1-3)5.27442316.82
Seay 0.01000003.00
Miner (H, 1)2.12001107.79
Cruceta 1.00001000.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kennedy 4.25443108.37
Albaladejo (L, 0-1)1.26440315.23
Britton 2.20002000.00

Seay pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Kennedy.
Pitches-strikes: Robertson 106-64, Seay 5-3, Miner 37-22, Cruceta 15-7, Kennedy 96-57, Albaladejo 46-30, Britton 40-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Robertson 4-10, Seay 0-0, Miner 5-1, Cruceta 2-1, Kennedy 3-10, Albaladejo 0-2, Britton 3-5.
Batters faced: Robertson 27, Seay 1, Miner 10, Cruceta 4, Kennedy 22, Albaladejo 11, Britton 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Seay 1-0, Miner 2-0, Albaladejo 2-0, Britton 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:30.
Att: 50,993.

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