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Two in a row
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Yankees 5, Tigers 2
Darrell Rasner hurled six-plus strong innings, giving up just four hits. (Duane Burleson/AP)
If you thought Darrell Rasner couldn't reel off another strong start, think again. Backed by three RBI doubles and Derek Jeter's first homer of the season, the righty beat the Tigers for his second straight victory. Wilson Betemit, who contributed an RBI double, left in the fourth with a strained right hamstring.
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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 (19-19)
Won 1
NY Yankees 5, Detroit 2   DET
Detroit (16-22)
Lost 1
May 10, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0   5 9 0
Detroit
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 7 0
Standings thru 5/10/08  |  Recap: NYY | DET  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Tigers stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5010023.282
Jeter, SS5221021.308
Abreu, RF4221000.303
Matsui, DH4010011.331
Giambi, 1B3011100.183
Cabrera, CF3001111.270
Cano, 2B3110103.185
Betemit, 3B2011000.269
  1-Ensberg, PR-3B1000100.222
Moeller, C3000101.265
Totals335955610 


1-Ran for Betemit in the 4th.

BATTING
2B: Betemit (2, Bonderman), Abreu (7, Bonderman), Giambi (6, Seay).
HR: Jeter (1, 1st inning off Bonderman, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter 5; Abreu 3; Matsui; Giambi 2; Cano; Betemit 2.
RBI: Jeter (18), Cabrera (18), Betemit (3), Abreu (23), Giambi (20).
2-out RBI: Betemit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon.
GIDP: Cano.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Damon (2, 2nd base by Seay/Rodriguez).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano, Jeter-Cano-Giambi).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4000011.246
Joyce, LF4121001.267
Guillen, 3B4000001.295
Ordonez, RF4120000.315
Cabrera, 1B4010001.252
Sheffield, DH3011110.208
Renteria, SS3000003.266
Rodriguez, C3010012.270
Santiago, 2B1000000.357
  a-Polanco, PH-2B1000002.277
Totals312721311 

a-Popped out for Santiago in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Sheffield (6, Farnsworth).
HR: Joyce (1, 1st inning off Rasner, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Joyce 5; Ordonez 2; Cabrera; Sheffield 2; Rodriguez.
RBI: Joyce (2), Sheffield (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Joyce; Polanco 2.
S: Santiago.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ordonez (Giambi at home).
DP: (Santiago-Renteria-Cabrera).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rasner (W, 2-0)6.04221113.00
Farnsworth 1.02000103.00
Chamberlain (H, 9)1.00000102.93
Rivera (S, 10)1.01000000.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonderman (L, 2-4)4.06554314.80
Seay 3.02001102.13
Cruceta 2.01000203.18

Rasner pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Bonderman pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

WP: Bonderman.
Pitches-strikes: Rasner 87-61, Farnsworth 23-14, Chamberlain 11-7, Rivera 10-8, Bonderman 86-48, Seay 32-20, Cruceta 23-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rasner 6-10, Farnsworth 0-2, Chamberlain 2-0, Rivera 3-0, Bonderman 6-3, Seay 2-4, Cruceta 1-3.
Batters faced: Rasner 22, Farnsworth 5, Chamberlain 3, Rivera 3, Bonderman 21, Seay 10, Cruceta 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Farnsworth 1-1, Seay 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 44,580.

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