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Win filled with firsts
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Yankees 11, Orioles 2
A.J. Burnett allowed two runs on seven hits over 5 1/3 innings. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Mark Teixeira and Nick Swisher, who drove in five runs, both hit their first homers as Yankees, and Robinson Cano collected three hits and four runs scored to lead the offensive attack. A.J. Burnett struck out six over 5 1/3 frames for his first win.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (1-2)
Won 1
NY Yankees 11, Baltimore 2   BAL
Baltimore (2-1)
Lost 1
April 9, 2009
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NY Yankees
0 0 0 3 0 4 2 0 2   11 13 0
Baltimore
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 1
Standings thru 4/9/09  |  Recap: NYY | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Orioles stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .385
  a-Cabrera, Me, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Damon, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273
  Pena, R, SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Teixeira, 1B 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .214
Nady, DH 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .231
Cano, 2B 4 4 3 2 1 0 0 .545
Swisher, RF 5 2 3 5 0 0 0 .667
Ransom, 3B 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 .100
Gardner, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .273
Molina, J, C 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 .333
Totals 40 11 13 9 3 5 13  

a-Struck out for Jeter in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Nady (2, Bass), Gardner (1, Albers), Swisher (2, Ray).
HR: Teixeira (1, 4th inning off Simon, 0 on, 0 out), Swisher (1, 4th inning off Simon, 1 on, 1 out), Cano (1, 7th inning off Bass, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano 6; Teixeira 5; Gardner 3; Pena, R; Swisher 7; Molina, J; Nady 2.
RBI: Teixeira (2), Swisher 5 (5), Molina, J (1), Cano 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Cano 2; Swisher 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon 2; Cabrera, Me; Ransom.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner (1, 2nd base off Simon/Moeller).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .417
  Freel, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jones, A, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .400
Markakis, RF 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 .500
Huff, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .182
Wigginton, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
Scott, DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .200
Pie, LF 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 .286
Moeller, C 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .667
Izturis, C, SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200
  a-Andino, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Totals 33 2 7 2 1 12 10  

a-Struck out for Izturis, C in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Moeller (1, Burnett).
HR: Scott (1, 4th inning off Burnett, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott 4; Moeller 3; Roberts, B; Wigginton; Pie 2.
RBI: Roberts, B (1), Scott (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Huff 2; Izturis, C.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pie (1, 2nd base off Burnett/Molina, J), Roberts, B (1, 2nd base off Burnett/Molina, J).
CS: Pie (1, 2nd base by Burnett/Molina, J).

FIELDING
E: Bass (1, throw).
DP: (Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Huff).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett (W, 1-0) 5.1 7 2 2 1 6 1 3.38
Coke 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.71
Veras 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Bruney 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 13.50
Rivera 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Simon (L, 0-1) 5.0 4 4 4 2 3 2 7.20
Bass 2.0 5 5 3 1 1 1 13.50
Albers 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Ray 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 27.00

Simon pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

Game Scores: Burnett 51, Simon 44.
Pitches-strikes: Burnett 98-59, Coke 10-6, Veras 11-8, Bruney 11-8, Rivera 15-9, Simon 89-53, Bass 60-38, Albers 8-7, Ray 21-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Burnett 3-5, Coke 0-0, Veras 0-2, Bruney 0-0, Rivera 1-0, Simon 4-6, Bass 5-0, Albers 2-0, Ray 1-2.
Batters faced: Burnett 23, Coke 2, Veras 3, Bruney 3, Rivera 3, Simon 21, Bass 12, Albers 4, Ray 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Coke 1-0, Bass 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 61 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:10.
Att: 28,534.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009

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