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Tigers 6, Yankees 5
Kei Igawa (29) left Friday night's start with an 18.00 ERA. (Carlos Osorio/AP)
Down to their last out, the Yankees had the tying run 180 feet away thanks to a late rally, but Kei Igawa's struggles in his season debut created a deficit that couldn't be overcome. Robinson Cano had his second straight multihit game, and Jason Giambi hit his seventh homer.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 05/09: DET 6, NYY 5
  • Sat. 05/10: NYY 5, DET 2
  • Sun. 05/11: PPD
NYY
NY Yankees (18-19)
Lost 1
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 5   DET
Detroit (16-21)
Won 1
May 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3   5 14 3
Detroit
1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 X   6 13 0
Standings thru 5/9/08  |  Recap: NYY | DET  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Tigers stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, CF5020002.277
Jeter, SS4121103.305
Abreu, RF4011123.297
Matsui, LF4000104.333
Duncan, S, 1B5010002.194
Giambi, DH4121000.178
Betemit, 3B4120002.250
Cano, 2B4121000.182
Moeller, C3011011.290
  a-Damon, PH1110000.286
Totals3851453317 

a-Singled for Moeller in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (5, Rogers), Giambi (5, Rogers), Cano (5, Rogers), Betemit (1, Jones, T), Abreu (6, Jones, T).
HR: Giambi (7, 2nd inning off Rogers, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera 3; Jeter 2; Abreu 2; Duncan, S; Giambi 6; Betemit 3; Cano 3; Moeller; Damon.
RBI: Giambi (19), Moeller (4), Cano (11), Jeter (17), Abreu (22).
2-out RBI: Jeter; Abreu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Betemit 2; Duncan, S.
GIDP: Matsui; Jeter.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
PO: Betemit (1st base by Rogers).

FIELDING
E: Matsui (1, fielding), Moeller (2, throw), Betemit (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Abreu (Rodriguez at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Abreu-Cano-Betemit, Betemit-Cano-Duncan, S).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rodriguez, C4232101.269
Polanco, 2B4121003.280
Guillen, 3B3001006.305
Ordonez, RF4021011.309
Cabrera, 1B4010003.252
Sheffield, LF4011011.204
  Joyce, LF0000000.182
Renteria, SS4000002.272
Thames, DH4110011.260
Raburn, CF2220000.304
  Granderson, CF2010011.262
Totals3561361419 

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez 2 (12, Igawa, Igawa), Ordonez (9, Igawa), Sheffield (5, Igawa).
TB: Rodriguez 5; Polanco 2; Ordonez 3; Cabrera; Sheffield 2; Thames; Raburn 2; Granderson.
RBI: Guillen (15), Rodriguez 2 (16), Ordonez (25), Sheffield (7), Polanco (13).
2-out RBI: Sheffield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Renteria 2; Ordonez; Guillen; Rodriguez.
SF: Guillen.
GIDP: Sheffield.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (2, 2nd base off Albaladejo/Moeller), Polanco (2, 2nd base off Albaladejo/Moeller).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Rogers-Renteria-Cabrera, Polanco-Renteria-Cabrera).
Pickoffs: Rogers (Betemit at 1st base).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Igawa (L, 0-1)3.0116600018.00
Albaladejo 2.12001203.95
Hawkins 1.20000106.38
Ramirez 1.00000100.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 3-3)6.09222315.82
Miner 2.01000008.41
Jones, T 1.04331004.50

Igawa pitched to 4 batters in the 4th.
Rogers pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Ramirez, Miner, Jones, T 2.
IBB: Matsui (by Jones, T).
Pitches-strikes: Igawa 64-41, Albaladejo 36-17, Hawkins 12-10, Ramirez 13-8, Rogers 97-57, Miner 28-16, Jones, T 25-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Igawa 2-7, Albaladejo 3-1, Hawkins 3-1, Ramirez 1-1, Rogers 8-6, Miner 4-2, Jones, T 2-1.
Batters faced: Igawa 20, Albaladejo 8, Hawkins 5, Ramirez 4, Rogers 26, Miner 7, Jones, T 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Albaladejo 2-0, Hawkins 2-0, Miner 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 60 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 3:03.
Att: 44,062.

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