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Four in a row
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Yankees 13, Astros 0
Chien-Ming Wang lowered his ERA to 4.07. (Richard Carson/Reuters)
The Yankees unleashed a 15-hit attack to crush the Astros and sweep the series in Houston. But the win came at a price. Chien-Ming Wang, whose five scoreless frames moved him to 5-0 on the road, exited early after injuring his right foot.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (37-33)
Won 4
NY Yankees 13, Houston 0   HOU
Houston (33-37)
Lost 5
June 15, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 3 0 0 8 0 2 0   13 15 0
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 2
Standings thru 6/15/08  |  Recap: NYY | HOU  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Astros stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF6130000.328
Jeter, SS4122000.273
  a-Gonzalez, PH-SS2000002.191
Matsui, LF5221101.325
Rodriguez, 3B4323101.326
  Hawkins, P0000000.000
  c-Molina, PH1000000.217
  Giese, P0000000.000
Giambi, 1B2210110.262
  Ohlendorf, P0000000.000
  Ramirez, P0000000.000
  b-Moeller, PH-C2110002.262
Posada, C-1B2123300.318
Cano, 2B4123112.225
Cabrera, RF5001028.258
Wang, P3100024.000
  Betemit, 1B-3B2000002.224
Totals421315137622 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Jeter in the 7th. b-Doubled for Ramirez in the 8th. c-Reached on error for Hawkins in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui (13, Oswalt), Moeller (5, Villarreal).
HR: Rodriguez (12, 6th inning off Wright, 2 on, 2 out), Posada (3, 6th inning off Wright, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon 3; Jeter 2; Matsui 3; Rodriguez 5; Giambi; Moeller 2; Posada 5; Cano 2.
RBI: Posada 3 (17), Cano 3 (24), Jeter 2 (30), Matsui (34), Rodriguez 3 (37), Cabrera (31).
2-out RBI: Posada 3; Cano 2; Jeter 2; Matsui; Rodriguez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wang; Cabrera; Betemit; Moeller.
GIDP: Gonzalez.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Damon (5, 2nd base by Oswalt/Ausmus).

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

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pence, RF4010024.278
Erstad, 1B2010201.316
Tejada, SS4010014.300
  Byrdak, P0000000.250
Lee, LF3000022.273
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
  a-Quintero, PH-C1000011.250
Blum, 3B-SS4000002.233
Loretta, 2B4000000.270
Bourn, CF4020000.239
Ausmus, C-3B3000102.229
Oswalt, P2020000.194
  Wright, P0000000.000
  Abercrombie, LF1000011.333
Totals320703717 

a-Struck out for Villarreal in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Pence; Erstad; Tejada; Bourn 2; Oswalt 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejada; Pence.
GIDP: Erstad; Ausmus.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Tejada (6, missed catch), Ausmus (2, fielding).
DP: (Loretta-Erstad).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 8-2)5.06000304.07
Ohlendorf 1.00001105.65
Ramirez 1.00001102.25
Hawkins 1.00001105.65
Giese 1.01000101.23
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt (L, 5-7)5.28734605.04
Wright 0.13440025.11
Villarreal 2.03222004.86
Byrdak 1.01001001.31

HBP: Abercrombie (by Ramirez), Giambi (by Wright).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 71-51, Ohlendorf 12-7, Ramirez 17-9, Hawkins 17-10, Giese 14-10, Oswalt 118-78, Wright 11-7, Villarreal 41-21, Byrdak 23-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 7-5, Ohlendorf 0-2, Ramirez 2-0, Hawkins 0-2, Giese 0-2, Oswalt 6-4, Wright 1-0, Villarreal 2-4, Byrdak 2-1.
Batters faced: Wang 19, Ohlendorf 4, Ramirez 5, Hawkins 4, Giese 4, Oswalt 29, Wright 5, Villarreal 11, Byrdak 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Wright 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 74 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:12.
Att: 43,165.

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