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Burres fills in well
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Yankees 1, Orioles 0
Brian Burres threw 59 of his 91 pitches for strikes. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Thrown back into the O's rotation in place of the injured Daniel Cabrera, Brian Burres kept the Yankees off balance for seven shutout innings, allowing three hits, before New York rallied for a walk-off win in the bottom of the ninth. Brian Roberts hit his 51st double of the year.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (67-86)
Lost 4
NY Yankees 1, Baltimore 0   NYY
NY Yankees (84-71)
Won 4
September 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 1
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 4 0
Standings thru 9/20/08  |  Recap: BAL | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Yankees stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 .298
Jones, Ad, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .271
Markakis, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .300
Huff, 3B-1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .311
Salazar, O, DH 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .288
Scott, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .265
Millar, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .236
  1-Fahey, PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
  a-Montanez, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308
  Castro, Ju, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
Cintron, SS-3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .274
Quiroz, C 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .178
Totals 31 0 6 0 4 4 15  

a-Flied out for Fahey in the 9th.
1-Ran for Millar in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Roberts, B (51, Aceves, A).
TB: Millar; Jones, Ad; Roberts, B 2; Salazar, O 2; Markakis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Roberts, B; Scott; Jones, Ad.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Salazar, O (1, 2nd base by Aceves, A/Moeller).

FIELDING
E: Roberts, B (7, fielding).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307
Jeter, DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304
  1-Gardner, B, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .190
Abreu, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .298
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .304
Giambi, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 5 .249
Nady, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .309
Cano, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .264
Ransom, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .296
Moeller, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
  a-Betemit, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .260
  Molina, J, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
Totals 31 1 4 1 2 5 12  

a-Struck out for Moeller in the 8th.
1-Ran for Jeter in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Abreu (39, Burres).
TB: Cano; Rodriguez, Al 2; Abreu 2.
RBI: Cano (63).
2-out RBI: Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Nady.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner, B (11, 2nd base off Miller, Ji/Quiroz), Rodriguez, Al (18, 2nd base off Walker/Quiroz).

FIELDING
DP: (Aceves, A).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burres 7.0 3 0 0 0 2 0 5.98
Miller, Ji (L, 0-2) 1.1 0 1 1 1 2 0 1.17
Walker 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.92
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Aceves, A 6.0 5 0 0 3 3 0 1.38
Bruney 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.93
Marte 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.88
Rivera (W, 6-5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.47

WP: Burres.
IBB: Abreu (by Miller, Ji), Nady (by Walker).
HBP: Jeter (by Miller, Ji).
Pitches-strikes: Burres 91-59, Miller, Ji 21-12, Walker 11-4, Aceves, A 92-58, Bruney 19-10, Marte 13-8, Rivera 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Burres 4-11, Miller, Ji 1-0, Walker 0-0, Aceves, A 4-2, Bruney 0-1, Marte 0-2, Rivera 0-1.
Batters faced: Burres 25, Miller, Ji 6, Walker 3, Aceves, A 24, Bruney 5, Marte 3, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Walker 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:41.
Att: 54,662.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
September 20, 2008
September 20, 2008

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