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Angels 8, Yankees 4
Hideki Matsui started the scoring in the first with an RBI single. (Getty Images)
CC Sabathia continues to look for his first win at Yankee Stadium, losing his first decision in three starts in his new home. Sabathia was cruising until the seventh, when he allowed four runs to break open a 1-1 tie. The offense had just four hits.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (10-13)
Won 1
LA Angels 8, NY Yankees 4   NYY
NY Yankees (13-11)
Lost 1
May 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 2   8 11 1
NY Yankees
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   4 4 2
Standings thru 5/2/09  |  Recap: LAA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Yankees stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .226
Matthews, RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .278
Kendrick, H, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 2 0 .264
Hunter, To, CF 5 2 1 2 0 1 1 .314
Napoli, C 2 1 1 1 2 0 1 .314
Morales, K, 1B 4 2 2 2 1 0 2 .280
Rivera, J, LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .304
Wood, 3B 4 1 2 0 1 2 4 .333
Aybar, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
  Izturis, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 .286
Totals 37 8 11 7 5 7 21  

BATTING
2B: Hunter, To (7, Sabathia).
HR: Morales, K (4, 8th inning off Veras, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Napoli; Kendrick, H 2; Wood 2; Hunter, To 2; Morales, K 5; Rivera, J 2; Izturis.
RBI: Morales, K 2 (16), Kendrick, H (17), Hunter, To 2 (18), Napoli (9), Rivera, J (7).
2-out RBI: Kendrick, H; Hunter, To 2; Napoli; Rivera, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis 2; Rivera, J; Matthews; Wood.
SAC: Figgins.
Team RISP: 5-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter, To (2, 3rd base off Sabathia/Molina, J), Napoli (2, 2nd base off Sabathia/Molina, J), Izturis (3, 2nd base off Veras/Posada).
CS: Napoli (2, 2nd base by Albaladejo/Molina, J).

FIELDING
E: Matthews (1, fielding).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .275
Damon, LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .276
Teixeira, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .182
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .288
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .363
Cabrera, Me, RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .321
Molina, J, C 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .258
  Berroa, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
Pena, R, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .313
  a-Posada, PH-C 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 .293
Gardner, CF 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .222
Totals 32 4 4 3 5 5 15  

a-Struck out for Pena, R in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Jeter (5, Palmer).
HR: Posada (5, 9th inning off Rodriguez, Fe, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Posada 4; Matsui; Jeter 2; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Matsui (11), Posada 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Posada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, Me 2; Matsui; Jeter 2; Damon.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (5, 2nd base off Palmer/Napoli).

FIELDING
E: Jeter (1, throw), Cabrera, Me (1, fielding).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Palmer (W, 2-0) 6.1 3 1 1 2 2 0 3.65
Arredondo, J (H, 7) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 6.35
Shields, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.71
Rodriguez, Fe 0.2 1 3 2 2 1 1 27.00
Bulger 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 11.25
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (L, 1-3) 6.2 8 5 4 1 5 0 4.85
Albaladejo 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.30
Veras 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 1 8.03
Robertson, D 1.0 1 2 1 2 2 0 5.40

Game Scores: Palmer 63, Sabathia 44.
WP: Rodriguez, Fe.
HBP: Napoli (by Sabathia), Jeter (by Palmer).
Pitches-strikes: Palmer 101-57, Arredondo, J 13-6, Shields, S 6-4, Rodriguez, Fe 34-20, Bulger 4-3, Sabathia 119-78, Albaladejo 2-2, Veras 26-10, Robertson, D 24-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Palmer 10-4, Arredondo, J 1-0, Shields, S 0-3, Rodriguez, Fe 1-1, Bulger 0-0, Sabathia 8-3, Albaladejo 0-0, Veras 1-2, Robertson, D 0-0.
Batters faced: Palmer 25, Arredondo, J 3, Shields, S 3, Rodriguez, Fe 6, Bulger 1, Sabathia 31, Albaladejo 1, Veras 6, Robertson, D 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Arredondo, J 2-0, Bulger 1-0, Albaladejo 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 58 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:21.
Att: 44,970.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
May 2, 2009
May 2, 2009

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