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Yankees 14, Angels 9
Xavier Nady (right) put the Yanks ahead in the seventh with three of his six RBIs. (Reuters)
Xavier Nady had four hits and six RBIs, and his three-run homer gave the Yankees a short-lived lead in the seventh. But after the Angels went ahead in the eighth, the Bombers capitalized on three errors in a six-run bottom of the frame, with Melky Cabrera scoring the go-ahead run.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (69-42)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 14, LA Angels 9   NYY
NY Yankees (61-50)
Won 2
August 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
2 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 0   9 11 4
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 1 3 4 6 X   14 14 0
Standings thru 8/3/08  |  Recap: LAA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Yankees stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B5340001.287
Aybar, SS3223200.285
Teixeira, 1B5114005.281
Anderson, LF5022010.285
Kendrick, 2B4010100.332
Rivera, DH5010014.231
Matthews, CF5000023.225
Mathis, C5000031.213
Willits, RF0300400.185
Totals3791197714 

BATTING
2B: Figgins (11, Rasner), Aybar (12, Rasner), Anderson (18, Giese), Rivera (5, Veras).
HR: Teixeira (21, 8th inning off Ramirez, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins 5; Aybar 3; Teixeira 4; Anderson 3; Kendrick; Rivera 2.
RBI: Anderson 2 (59), Aybar 3 (29), Teixeira 4 (83).
2-out RBI: Aybar 2; Teixeira 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews; Teixeira; Rivera; Mathis.
GIDP: Teixeira.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Matthews (5, fielding), Aybar (12, fielding), Mathis (11, throw), Figgins (3, fielding).
Outfield assists: Anderson (Abreu at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Lackey-Aybar-Teixeira, Anderson-Figgins).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH4110100.315
Jeter, SS3210102.282
Abreu, RF4331111.290
Rodriguez, A, 3B4311123.324
Giambi, 1B3000105.249
  Cano, 2B1112000.262
Nady, LF5146003.334
Betemit, 2B4001002.250
  Sexson, 1B1000012.223
Rodriguez, I, C3121100.296
  1-Christian, PR1111000.296
  Molina, C0000000.237
Cabrera, CF5100014.243
Totals381414136522 


1-Ran for Rodriguez, I in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Nady (29, Lackey).
HR: Rodriguez, I (6, 5th inning off Lackey, 0 on, 1 out), Nady (16, 7th inning off Arredondo, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter; Abreu 3; Rodriguez, A; Cano; Nady 8; Rodriguez, I 5; Christian.
RBI: Rodriguez, I (33), Nady 6 (67), Betemit (18), Abreu (76), Rodriguez, A (67), Cano 2 (52), Christian (6).
2-out RBI: Nady 3; Christian.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Cabrera 2.
S: Jeter.
GIDP: Betemit.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera (9, 2nd base off Shields/Mathis), Christian (5, 3rd base off Shields/Mathis).

FIELDING
DP: (Betemit-Jeter-Giambi).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey 6.07444413.10
Arredondo (BS, 1)1.03400011.13
Shields (BS, 2)(L, 4-3)0.11502002.98
Oliver 0.23110103.28
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rasner 4.07553105.23
Giese 3.01002302.51
Ramirez (BS, 2)(W, 3-0)1.02442213.20
Veras 1.01000102.63

IBB: Kendrick (by Giese).
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 102-63, Arredondo 25-14, Shields 27-13, Oliver 17-12, Rasner 79-45, Giese 44-27, Ramirez 29-16, Veras 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lackey 10-3, Arredondo 1-2, Shields 1-0, Oliver 0-1, Rasner 4-7, Giese 2-4, Ramirez 1-0, Veras 0-2.
Batters faced: Lackey 27, Arredondo 7, Shields 6, Oliver 5, Rasner 21, Giese 12, Ramirez 7, Veras 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 3:23.
Att: 54,204.
August 3, 2008

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