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Tigers' bats roll
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Tigers 6, Yankees 5
Gary Sheffield's RBI on Friday was his 1,583rd. (Duane Burleson/AP)
The Tigers improved to 4-for-4 against the Yankees this season and Kenny Rogers won his third straight decision behind an opportunistic offensive performance that included three hits from Ivan Rodriguez. Gary Sheffield tied Tigers legend Al Kaline for 35th on the all-time RBI list.
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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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