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Mussina wins 10th
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Yankees 8, Astros 4
Melky Cabrera delivers an RBI double in the second inning.  (Pat Sullivan/AP)
A-Rod's second-inning homer -- perhaps aided by a fan in the stands -- got the offense going, and Mike Mussina, once staked to a lead, ran with it. The veteran picked up his 10th win by limiting the Astros to three runs over six frames.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (36-33)
Won 3
NY Yankees 8, Houston 4   HOU
Houston (33-36)
Lost 4
June 14, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 2   8 12 1
Houston
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   4 9 0
Standings thru 6/14/08  |  Recap: NYY | HOU  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Astros stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5230010.324
Jeter, SS5010013.270
Abreu, RF5000013.284
Rodriguez, 3B3321200.322
Giambi, 1B3210102.259
  Betemit, 1B1012000.232
Cabrera, CF2122300.264
Molina, C3012103.219
Gonzalez, 2B3000015.200
  a-Cano, PH-2B1011000.220
Mussina, P3000002.000
  Ohlendorf, P0000000.000
  b-Matsui, PH1000001.323
  Farnsworth, P0000000.000
  Ramirez, P0000000.000
Totals3581287419 

a-Singled for Gonzalez in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Ohlendorf in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Giambi (11, Rodriguez), Cabrera (8, Rodriguez), Damon (20, Geary), Betemit (3, Geary).
HR: Rodriguez (11, 2nd inning off Rodriguez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 4; Jeter; Rodriguez 5; Giambi 2; Betemit 2; Cabrera 3; Molina; Cano.
RBI: Rodriguez (34), Cabrera 2 (30), Molina 2 (8), Cano (21), Betemit 2 (9).
2-out RBI: Cabrera; Molina 2; Betemit 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mussina; Gonzalez; Giambi; Molina.
S: Molina.
GIDP: Jeter; Gonzalez; Matsui.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (12, 2nd base off Rodriguez/Ausmus).

FIELDING
E: Jeter (6, missed catch).
DP: (Cano-Betemit-Jeter).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pence, RF4010001.279
Matsui, 2B2000110.277
Tejada, SS4110002.300
Berkman, 1B4110012.360
Lee, LF4133001.276
Wigginton, 3B4000012.277
Bourn, CF4120022.234
Ausmus, C4011001.235
Rodriguez, P1000000.000
  a-Loretta, PH1000010.279
  Byrdak, P0000000.250
  Sampson, P0000000.105
  Wright, P0000000.000
  b-Blum, PH1000001.241
  Geary, P0000000.000
Totals334941612 

a-Struck out for Rodriguez in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Wright in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pence (17, Mussina), Tejada (18, Mussina), Ausmus (6, Ohlendorf).
HR: Lee (14, 1st inning off Mussina, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Pence 2; Tejada 2; Berkman; Lee 6; Bourn 2; Ausmus 2.
RBI: Lee 3 (52), Ausmus (10).
2-out RBI: Lee 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bourn; Lee; Pence.
S: Matsui.
GIDP: Berkman.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bourn (6, 2nd base by Mussina/Molina), Lee (1, 2nd base by Mussina/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Matsui-Tejada-Berkman 2, Wigginton-Matsui).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 10-4)6.06330413.87
Ohlendorf (H, 4)1.02110005.80
Farnsworth (H, 6)1.00001004.02
Ramirez 1.01000202.37
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rodriguez (L, 2-3)5.06553112.76
Byrdak 0.00002001.37
Sampson 1.00000005.64
Wright 1.02000203.70
Geary 2.04332102.55

Byrdak pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Rodriguez (by Rodriguez), Rodriguez (by Geary), Cabrera (by Geary).
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 89-65, Ohlendorf 10-7, Farnsworth 13-7, Ramirez 15-12, Rodriguez 88-57, Byrdak 9-1, Sampson 7-5, Wright 17-14, Geary 36-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mussina 8-5, Ohlendorf 2-1, Farnsworth 2-1, Ramirez 0-1, Rodriguez 9-5, Byrdak 0-0, Sampson 3-0, Wright 0-1, Geary 4-1.
Batters faced: Mussina 23, Ohlendorf 5, Farnsworth 3, Ramirez 4, Rodriguez 23, Byrdak 2, Sampson 2, Wright 5, Geary 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Sampson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 72 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:57.
Att: 43,409.

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