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Early pair enough
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Yankees 3, Athletics 1
Alex Rodriguez started the scoring with an RBI single in the first. (Ben Margot/AP)
The Yankees scored a pair of runs in the first on a pair of RBI singles from Alex Rodriguez and Jason Giambi and that was all the support Chien-Ming Wang needed, as he rattled off 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball with New York taking the opener.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/10: NYY 3, OAK 1
  • Wed. 06/11: OAK 8, NYY 4
  • Thu. 06/12: @ OAK, 10:05 PM ET
NYY
NY Yankees (33-32)
Won 1
NY Yankees 3, Oakland 1   OAK
Oakland (34-30)
Lost 1
June 10, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 7 0
Oakland
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 0
Standings thru 6/10/08  |  Recap: NYY | OAK  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Athletics stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4010110.325
Jeter, SS4100121.271
Abreu, RF2020200.294
Rodriguez, 3B4121002.321
Giambi, DH2011112.257
Posada, C3000115.299
Betemit, 1B4000025.222
Cano, 2B4000001.227
Cabrera, CF4111000.269
Totals313736716 

BATTING
HR: Cabrera (7, 9th inning off Foulke, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon; Abreu 2; Rodriguez 2; Giambi; Cabrera 4.
RBI: Rodriguez (32), Giambi (35), Cabrera (28).
2-out RBI: Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betemit 2; Posada; Rodriguez; Cano.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Damon (4, 2nd base by Gaudin/Suzuki).

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Jeter-Cano-Betemit, Rodriguez-Cano-Betemit 2, Cano-Jeter-Betemit).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hannahan, DH3000011.236
Crosby, SS4010002.264
Cust, LF3110102.249
  1-Davis, PR-CF0000000.191
Chavez, 3B3000102.286
Ellis, 2B4031002.244
Barton, 1B4000023.227
Buck, RF-LF3000102.165
Gonzalez, C, CF-RF3020101.263
Suzuki, C4010005.251
Totals311814320 


1-Ran for Cust in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ellis 2 (12, Wang, Wang).
TB: Crosby; Cust; Ellis 5; Gonzalez, C 2; Suzuki.
RBI: Ellis (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, C; Buck; Ellis; Suzuki.
GIDP: Crosby; Suzuki 2; Cust.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis (11, 2nd base off Veras/Posada).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Gonzalez, C (Abreu at 3rd base).
DP: (Chavez-Ellis-Barton).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 7-2)7.17112204.30
Veras (H, 3)0.20002003.71
Rivera (S, 17)1.01000100.90
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eveland (L, 4-5)6.04226303.76
Gaudin 1.12000103.29
Embree 0.20000204.00
Foulke 1.01110113.10

Balk: Eveland.
HBP: Hannahan (by Wang), Giambi (by Embree).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 83-46, Veras 20-9, Rivera 20-13, Eveland 100-51, Gaudin 22-13, Embree 12-9, Foulke 20-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 15-5, Veras 2-0, Rivera 0-2, Eveland 7-7, Gaudin 1-1, Embree 0-0, Foulke 1-1.
Batters faced: Wang 28, Veras 4, Rivera 4, Eveland 26, Gaudin 5, Embree 3, Foulke 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Embree 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: D.J. Reyburn.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:58.
Att: 26,402.

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