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A's find runs scarce
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Yankees 2, Athletics 1
Bob Geren talks with presidential candidate John McCain before the game. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Justin Duchscherer allowed just two runs, but his offense was limited to one run, on Ryan Sweeney's RBI single, in the series finale in New York. In being swept by the Yankees, the A's saw their losing streak extend to five games.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (51-47)
Lost 5
NY Yankees 2, Oakland 1   NYY
NY Yankees (53-45)
Won 3
July 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 5 1
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 X   2 7 0
Standings thru 7/20/08  |  Recap: OAK | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Yankees stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellis, 2B3010010.236
Sweeney, R, RF4021012.307
Crosby, SS4000012.255
  1-Davis, PR0000000.205
Brown, E, DH3000000.252
Murton, LF3000010.217
Gonzalez, C, CF3000000.266
Bowen, C2000020.196
  a-Cust, PH1000010.226
  Suzuki, C0000000.284
Murphy, 3B3010010.188
Hannahan, 1B3110011.225
Totals29151095 

a-Struck out for Bowen in the 8th.
1-Ran for Crosby in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hannahan (19, Pettitte).
TB: Ellis; Sweeney, R 2; Murphy; Hannahan 2.
RBI: Sweeney, R (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney, R.
S: Ellis.
GIDP: Crosby.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
CS: Davis (5, 2nd base by Rivera/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Hannahan (9, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Sweeney, R (Rodriguez, A at home).
DP: 2 (Murphy-Ellis-Hannahan 2).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4110000.282
Abreu, RF4010010.272
Rodriguez, A, 3B3011000.313
Giambi, DH2121200.257
Cano, 2B4020014.258
Betemit, 1B3000021.246
  Sexson, 1B0000000.219
Cabrera, CF2000101.245
Molina, C3000001.215
Gardner, LF3000000.163
Totals28272347 

BATTING
2B: Jeter (19, Duchscherer).
HR: Giambi (20, 6th inning off Duchscherer, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter 2; Abreu; Rodriguez, A; Giambi 5; Cano 2.
RBI: Rodriguez, A (56), Giambi (56).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano.
SF: Rodriguez, A.
GIDP: Molina; Cano.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Jeter-Cano-Betemit).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duchscherer (L, 10-6)7.06223411.87
Embree 1.01000004.34
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (W, 11-7)8.04110903.86
Rivera (S, 24)1.01000001.22

IBB: Giambi (by Duchscherer).
Pitches-strikes: Duchscherer 109-66, Embree 10-7, Pettitte 114-77, Rivera 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Duchscherer 6-10, Embree 2-1, Pettitte 9-6, Rivera 1-1.
Batters faced: Duchscherer 28, Embree 4, Pettitte 27, Rivera 3.
Umpires: HP: Mike Estabrook. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 92 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, L to R.
T: 2:26.
Att: 54,366.
July 20, 2008

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