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Yanks avoid sweep
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Yankees 4, Reds 1
Robinson Cano produced the Yanks' first run with a sac fly in the fifth. (Kathy Willens/AP)
If not for a rain delay, Andy Pettitte might have gone longer in his start, but before he departed, the lefty hurled his second straight scoreless outing to help the Yanks avoid a sweep to the Reds. Jason Giambi contributed two RBIs and Jorge Posada added an RBI double in the series finale.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (35-42)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 4, Cincinnati 1   NYY
NY Yankees (41-35)
Won 1
June 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 8 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 X   4 11 1
Standings thru 6/22/08  |  Recap: CIN | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Yankees stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hopper, LF5000013.250
Keppinger, SS-3B-SS4010000.322
Griffey, DH3111101.249
Phillips, B, 2B3020000.271
Encarnacion, 3B1000000.241
  Janish, SS1000102.180
  a-Valentin, PH-3B1000001.222
Votto, 1B4020025.293
Bruce, RF4010024.300
Patterson, CF4000002.189
Ross, C3010010.233
  b-Dunn, PH1000012.219
Totals341812720 

a-Grounded out for Janish in the 8th. b-Struck out for Ross in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Griffey (8, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Keppinger; Griffey 4; Phillips, B 2; Votto 2; Bruce; Ross.
RBI: Griffey (32).
2-out RBI: Griffey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bruce 2; Votto; Valentin; Hopper.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ross (1, 2nd base by Pettitte/Posada).
PO: Ross (1st base by Pettitte).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Ross-Janish, Phillips, B-Janish, Votto-Keppinger-Votto).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4000012.323
Jeter, SS3110110.279
Abreu, RF4020013.273
Rodriguez, 3B4010013.332
Matsui, DH4110022.323
Giambi, 1B3232000.271
  1-Betemit, PR-1B0000000.250
Posada, C4021022.311
Cano, 2B2001002.227
Cabrera, CF3010011.254
Totals3141141915 


1-Ran for Giambi in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Posada 2 (9, Cueto, Affeldt), Giambi (12, Affeldt).
TB: Jeter; Abreu 2; Rodriguez; Matsui; Giambi 4; Posada 4; Cabrera.
RBI: Cano (26), Giambi 2 (42), Posada (19).
2-out RBI: Giambi 2; Posada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 2; Damon.
SF: Cano.
GIDP: Matsui.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Giambi (2, 2nd base off Cueto/Ross).
CS: Abreu (4, 2nd base by Cueto/Ross).

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez (6, throw).
Pickoffs: Pettitte (Ross at 1st base).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cueto (L, 5-8)5.04110705.01
Majewski 0.22220104.70
Affeldt 0.23111004.50
Lincoln 1.22000104.93
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (W, 8-5)6.04002404.04
Ramirez 1.00000102.74
Farnsworth 0.22110114.24
Rivera (S, 21)1.12000100.76

HBP: Giambi (by Cueto), Phillips, B (by Pettitte).
Pitches-strikes: Cueto 75-50, Majewski 13-9, Affeldt 21-11, Lincoln 17-12, Pettitte 97-63, Ramirez 9-7, Farnsworth 14-8, Rivera 30-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Cueto 2-5, Majewski 0-1, Affeldt 2-0, Lincoln 2-1, Pettitte 8-5, Ramirez 0-2, Farnsworth 0-1, Rivera 3-0.
Batters faced: Cueto 19, Majewski 4, Affeldt 6, Lincoln 5, Pettitte 24, Ramirez 3, Farnsworth 4, Rivera 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 2-2, Lincoln 2-0, Rivera 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:54 (:56 delay).
Att: 54,234.

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