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Yankees 5, Orioles 3
Jeremy Guthrie gave up five runs in 6 2/3 innings and struck out seven. (AP)
Jeremy Guthrie wasn't up to his usual level, and he allowed the Yankees to jump ahead in the first and third innings. In between, the Orioles staged a three-run rally in the second, capped by Nick Markakis' RBI single, but Baltimore couldn't score again off Carl Pavano and the New York 'pen.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (69-60)
Won 2
NY Yankees 5, Baltimore 3   BAL
Baltimore (62-67)
Lost 2
August 23, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0   5 8 0
Baltimore
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 0
Standings thru 8/23/08  |  Recap: NYY | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Orioles stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .311
Jeter, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .296
Abreu, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .293
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 .309
Giambi, 1B 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .253
  Ransom, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Nady, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .327
Matsui, DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .312
Cano, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .263
Rodriguez, I, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .285
Totals 35 5 8 5 1 9 8  

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez, Al (29, Guthrie).
HR: Giambi (25, 3rd inning off Guthrie, 1 on, 2 out), Matsui (9, 7th inning off Guthrie, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano; Matsui 4; Giambi 5; Rodriguez, Al 2; Jeter; Damon; Nady.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al (78), Giambi 3 (76), Matsui (38).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez, Al; Giambi 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Abreu.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Cano).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 5 0 1 1 0 1 4 .300
Markakis, RF 5 0 2 1 0 2 2 .304
Mora, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .281
Huff, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .301
Hernandez, Ra, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .257
Scott, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .271
Millar, 1B 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .249
Payton, CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .246
Castro, Ju, SS 2 0 0 1 0 2 3 .194
  a-Cintron, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Totals 34 3 9 3 1 9 20  

a-Grounded out for Castro, Ju in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Scott (23, Pavano).
TB: Scott 2; Payton 3; Roberts, B; Markakis 2; Hernandez, Ra; Huff.
RBI: Castro, Ju (10), Roberts, B (46), Markakis (77).
2-out RBI: Markakis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, Ra; Markakis; Roberts, B.
SF: Castro, Ju.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Payton (6, 2nd base off Bruney/Rodriguez, I).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pavano (W, 1-0) 5.0 7 3 3 1 5 0 5.40
Bruney (H, 5) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.11
Veras (H, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.72
Rivera (S, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.57
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Guthrie (L, 10-10) 6.2 7 5 5 1 7 2 3.28
Castillo, A 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.75
Cormier 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.33

HBP: Rodriguez, Al (by Guthrie), Millar (by Pavano), Mora (by Pavano).
Pitches-strikes: Pavano 91-54, Bruney 29-19, Veras 21-13, Rivera 10-6, Guthrie 115-76, Castillo, A 4-3, Cormier 28-18.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pavano 5-3, Bruney 2-2, Veras 1-0, Rivera 2-0, Guthrie 7-3, Castillo, A 0-0, Cormier 3-1.
Batters faced: Pavano 24, Bruney 7, Veras 4, Rivera 3, Guthrie 29, Castillo, A 1, Cormier 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Castillo, A 2-0.
Ejections: Baltimore Orioles Manager Dave Trembley ejected by HP umpire Joe West (2nd)
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:08.
Att: 48,817.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
August 23, 2008
August 23, 2008

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