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Reds 4, Yankees 2
Alex Rodriguez looks to the umpire for the call after stealing second. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
The Yankees had few answers for Edinson Volquez in the series opener with the Cincinnati Reds, held to RBI singles by Johnny Damon and Robinson Cano. Mike Mussina gave the Bombers eight quality innings, his only mistakes a solo home run and a two-run double.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (34-41)
Won 1
Cincinnati 4, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (40-34)
Lost 1
June 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0   4 10 0
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 8 1
Standings thru 6/20/08  |  Recap: CIN | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Yankees stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bruce, RF4110120.315
Cabrera, SS4142000.389
  1-Janish, PR-SS1000000.179
Griffey, DH4011004.244
Phillips, B, 2B4000012.264
Dunn, LF4000020.224
  Hopper, LF0000000.290
Votto, 1B4131000.286
Encarnacion, 3B3110101.242
Patterson, CF3000003.192
Bako, C4000003.235
Totals3541042513 


1-Ran for Cabrera in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Encarnacion (15, Mussina), Cabrera (1, Mussina), Votto (15, Mussina).
HR: Votto (12, 2nd inning off Mussina, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bruce; Cabrera 5; Griffey; Votto 7; Encarnacion 2.
RBI: Votto (37), Cabrera 2 (2), Griffey (31).
2-out RBI: Votto; Cabrera 2; Griffey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Griffey; Bako; Phillips, B; Patterson.
S: Patterson.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
PO: Votto (2nd base by Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera-Votto).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4011010.330
Jeter, SS4010010.276
Abreu, RF4000000.274
Rodriguez, 3B3110110.335
Matsui, DH4020001.324
Giambi, 1B4000014.254
Cano, 2B3021001.232
Cabrera, CF3110013.253
Molina, C2000001.218
  a-Betemit, PH1000000.250
  Moeller, C0000000.262
Totals322821510 

a-Flied out for Molina in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Damon; Jeter; Rodriguez; Matsui 2; Cano 2; Cabrera.
RBI: Damon (34), Cano (25).
2-out RBI: Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Cabrera.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez (9, 2nd base off Volquez/Bako).
CS: Jeter (2, 2nd base by Volquez/Bako), Damon (6, 2nd base by Volquez/Bako).

FIELDING
E: Cano (6, throw).
Outfield assists: Abreu (Cabrera at 1st base).
DP: (Abreu-Giambi).
Pickoffs: Molina (Votto at 2nd base).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Volquez (W, 10-2)7.07221501.71
Burton (H, 7)1.00000002.58
Cordero (S, 14)1.01000002.76
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (L, 10-5)8.010442413.93
Traber 1.00000103.86

WP: Volquez, Mussina.
Balk: Volquez.
IBB: Bruce (by Mussina).
Pitches-strikes: Volquez 103-63, Burton 11-7, Cordero 21-11, Mussina 110-76, Traber 7-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Volquez 7-7, Burton 2-1, Cordero 2-1, Mussina 10-8, Traber 2-0.
Batters faced: Volquez 26, Burton 3, Cordero 4, Mussina 35, Traber 3.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:46.
Att: 53,421.

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