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Rasner rattled
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Pirates 12, Yankees 5
Right-hander Darrell Rasner has now lost five of his past six decisions. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Darrell Rasner was tagged for seven runs on 10 hits in five innings of work, and the Yankees were unable to bounce back in the opener at PNC Park. Justin Christian notched his first big league hit and RBI, and Bobby Abreu homered in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/24: PIT 12, NYY 5
  • Wed. 06/25: NYY 10, PIT 0
  • Thu. 06/26: PPD
NYY
NY Yankees (41-36)
Lost 1
Pittsburgh 12, NY Yankees 5   PIT
Pittsburgh (37-40)
Won 1
June 24, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2   5 8 1
Pittsburgh
2 0 1 2 2 0 2 3 X   12 19 1
Standings thru 6/24/08  |  Recap: NYY | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Pirates stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, CF3000205.251
Jeter, SS4110103.278
Abreu, RF4112113.273
Rodriguez, 3B5000012.324
Giambi, 1B3100011.267
Posada, C4110001.308
Cano, 2B4131000.235
Christian, LF4022001.500
Rasner, P0000200.000
  a-Molina, PH1000001.216
  Hawkins, P0000000.000
  Ramirez, P0000000.000
  b-Betemit, PH1000000.246
Totals335856317 

a-Flied out for Rasner in the 6th. b-Reached on error for Ramirez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Posada (10, Gorzelanny), Cano (16, Gorzelanny), Christian (1, Gorzelanny), Jeter (11, Yates).
HR: Abreu (9, 9th inning off Osoria, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Jeter 2; Abreu 4; Posada 2; Cano 4; Christian 3.
RBI: Cano (27), Christian 2 (2), Abreu 2 (46).
2-out RBI: Cano; Abreu 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Cabrera 3; Giambi.
GIDP: Jeter; Abreu; Cabrera.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu (9, 2nd base off Gorzelanny/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Christian (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Rodriguez-Cano-Giambi, Cano-Giambi).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF5120001.293
Sanchez, F, 2B5331001.237
  Osoria, P0000000.400
Bay, LF4121001.286
  Morgan, LF1112000.158
Doumit, C5232012.350
LaRoche, 1B5132002.224
Mientkiewicz, RF3121001.256
  Michaels, RF0000000.237
Bautista, J, 3B4112012.265
Wilson, Ja, SS4010000.290
Gorzelanny, P2000020.150
  a-Rivas, L, PH1000001.233
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Marte, P0000000.000
  b-Gomez, PH-2B1110000.317
Totals401219110411 

a-Grounded into a double play for Gorzelanny in the 6th. b-Singled for Marte in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: McLouth 2 (26, Rasner, Hawkins), Bay 2 (18, Rasner, Hawkins), Morgan (2, Ramirez), Doumit (11, Ramirez).
3B: LaRoche (1, Rasner).
HR: Bautista, J (9, 4th inning off Rasner, 1 on, 0 out), Doumit (10, 5th inning off Rasner, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: McLouth 4; Sanchez, F 3; Bay 4; Morgan 2; Doumit 7; LaRoche 5; Mientkiewicz 2; Bautista, J 4; Wilson, Ja; Gomez.
RBI: Sanchez, F (31), LaRoche 2 (30), Bay (41), Bautista, J 2 (35), Doumit 2 (24), Mientkiewicz (12), Morgan 2 (2).
2-out RBI: LaRoche; Doumit 2; Morgan 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche 2; Sanchez, F.
SF: Mientkiewicz.
GIDP: Rivas, L; Bautista, J.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: LaRoche (5, fielding).
DP: 3 (Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-LaRoche, Sanchez, F-Wilson, Ja-LaRoche, Osoria-Wilson, Ja-LaRoche).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rasner (L, 4-5)5.010770424.50
Hawkins 2.27440006.12
Ramirez 0.12110003.09
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gorzelanny (W, 6-6)6.06335206.43
Yates 0.21000003.62
Marte 1.10000103.11
Osoria 1.01221015.96

WP: Rasner 2.
HBP: Giambi (by Gorzelanny).
Pitches-strikes: Rasner 87-59, Hawkins 49-30, Ramirez 12-7, Gorzelanny 99-47, Yates 9-5, Marte 14-9, Osoria 24-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rasner 4-7, Hawkins 5-3, Ramirez 0-1, Gorzelanny 7-9, Yates 1-1, Marte 0-3, Osoria 3-0.
Batters faced: Rasner 25, Hawkins 13, Ramirez 3, Gorzelanny 28, Yates 3, Marte 4, Osoria 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez 2-2, Marte 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Kevin Causey. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 38,867.

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