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Yankees fight back
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Yankees 10, Angels 9
Jorge Posada connects on his game-winning single in the ninth Friday. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Jorge Posada capped the Yankees' four-run first inning with a two-run homer and, after the Bombers fell behind by five runs late, the catcher delivered a walk-off two-run single in the ninth for a thrilling comeback win over the Angels.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (9-13)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 10, LA Angels 9   NYY
NY Yankees (13-10)
Won 4
May 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 0   9 13 0
NY Yankees
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2   10 12 0
Standings thru 5/1/09  |  Recap: LAA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Yankees stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 .235
Matthews, RF 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 .306
Abreu, LF 3 0 1 0 2 0 3 .356
  Rivera, J, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297
Hunter, To, CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 4 .321
Napoli, DH 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 .306
Kendrick, H, 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 .256
Quinlan, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .125
  a-Izturis, M, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .288
  Morales, K, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
Mathis, C 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 .267
Aybar, SS 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .276
Totals 36 9 13 8 7 2 17  

a-Singled for Quinlan in the 7th.

BATTING
3B: Matthews (1, Melancon).
TB: Mathis; Napoli 2; Kendrick, H; Aybar 3; Hunter, To; Abreu; Izturis, M; Matthews 5.
RBI: Mathis 3 (6), Matthews 4 (9), Izturis, M (8).
2-out RBI: Mathis 2; Matthews 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter, To 3; Mathis; Abreu.
SAC: Mathis.
SF: Matthews.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu 2 (11, 3rd base off Pettitte/Posada, 2nd base off Melancon/Posada), Napoli (1, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada).
PO: Hunter, To (1st base by Pettitte).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 0 1 1 0 3 .276
Damon, LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .293
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .189
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .290
  1-Berroa, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Cano, 2B 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .378
Posada, C 4 2 2 4 1 0 0 .288
Swisher, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312
  Gardner, B, CF 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 .230
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .321
Pena, R, 3B 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 .333
Totals 35 10 12 10 5 3 14  

1-Ran for Matsui in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (6, Rodriguez, R).
HR: Posada (4, 1st inning off Weaver, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Posada 5; Cano 4; Matsui; Damon; Gardner, B; Pena, R 3; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Matsui (10), Cano (17), Posada 4 (18), Cabrera, Me (10), Pena, R 2 (4), Jeter (13).
2-out RBI: Cano; Posada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira; Damon.
SF: Matsui.
Team RISP: 6-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pena, R (1, 2nd base off Weaver/Mathis).

FIELDING
DP: (Cano-Teixeira).
Pickoffs: Pettitte (Hunter, To at 1st base).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Weaver 6.0 4 4 4 3 2 1 3.13
Rodriguez, R 1.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 4.91
Arredondo, J 0.2 3 2 2 0 1 0 6.75
Fuentes (BS, 2)(L, 0-2) 0.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 7.88
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte 5.2 9 5 5 4 2 0 3.82
Melancon (BS, 1) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2.70
Veras 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 0 7.94
Ramirez, E 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.40
Albaladejo (W, 2-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.50

Fuentes pitched to 4 batters in the 9th.

WP: Melancon.
HBP: Swisher (by Weaver).
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 102-63, Rodriguez, R 24-12, Arredondo, J 16-10, Fuentes 20-10, Pettitte 108-61, Melancon 11-6, Veras 24-14, Ramirez, E 14-10, Albaladejo 9-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Weaver 8-7, Rodriguez, R 3-1, Arredondo, J 1-0, Fuentes 0-0, Pettitte 8-2, Melancon 0-0, Veras 1-0, Ramirez, E 1-3, Albaladejo 2-0.
Batters faced: Weaver 26, Rodriguez, R 7, Arredondo, J 5, Fuentes 4, Pettitte 28, Melancon 3, Veras 4, Ramirez, E 7, Albaladejo 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Arredondo, J 2-2, Melancon 3-3, Ramirez, E 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 66 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 3:27.
Att: 44,058.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
May 1, 2009
May 1, 2009

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