To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Gaffes prove costly
Photos
Yankees 9, Mets 1
Mike Pelfrey allowed four hits in the Yankees' four-run second inning. (AP)
Mike Pelfrey contained the Yankees after the second inning on Friday, but it was that frame that did in the Mets, who committed three infield errors that led to four runs and set a troublesome tone. Gary Sheffield opened the bottom of the fifth with a homer, but an ensuing rally against CC Sabathia ended with two strikeouts.
Complete story >  
Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 06/26: NYY 9, NYM 1
  • Sat. 06/27: NYY 5, NYM 0
  • Sun. 06/28: vs NYY, 8:05 PM ET
NYY
NY Yankees (41-32)
Won 3
NY Yankees 9, NY Mets 1   NYM
NY Mets (37-35)
Lost 1
June 26, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 2   9 14 0
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 3 3
Standings thru 6/26/09  |  Recap: NYY | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Mets stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gardner, B, CF 6 3 5 2 0 0 1 .303
Damon, LF 6 0 1 1 0 2 3 .290
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 0 1 1 0 2 .276
  1-Ransom, PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 2 1 1 2 3 0 0 .227
  a-Matsui, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .249
  Swisher, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Cano, 2B 6 0 2 0 0 0 7 .302
Cabrera, Me, RF 3 1 1 0 2 0 3 .287
Cervelli, C 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .269
Pena, R, SS 5 2 3 1 0 0 3 .268
Sabathia, P 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .250
  Tomko, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Totals 43 9 14 8 6 6 29  

a-Flied out for Rodriguez, Al in the 9th.
1-Ran for Teixeira in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pena, R 2 (4, Pelfrey, Pelfrey), Cano (17, Misch), Damon (17, Green, S).
3B: Gardner, B (4, Green, S).
HR: Gardner, B (3, 8th inning off Dessens, 0 on, 1 out), Rodriguez, Al (11, 8th inning off Dessens, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano 3; Damon 2; Gardner, B 10; Sabathia; Pena, R 5; Rodriguez, Al 4; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Pena, R (7), Sabathia (1), Teixeira (58), Gardner, B 2 (13), Rodriguez, Al 2 (36), Damon (46).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez, Al 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 2; Cabrera, Me 2; Gardner, B; Damon; Pena, R 2; Cervelli.
Team RISP: 3-for-17.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (8, 2nd base off Pelfrey/Santos, O), Gardner, B (17, 2nd base off Misch/Santos, O).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Castillo, L, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .278
Cora, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258
Wright, D, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .351
Sheffield, RF 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .277
Tatis, LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .257
Church, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273
Evans, N, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .400
Santos, O, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
Pelfrey, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
  a-Reyes, Ar, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .500
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Dessens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 1 3 1 0 9 5  

a-Struck out for Pelfrey in the 5th. b-Flied out for Parnell in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Sheffield (9, 5th inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Tatis; Sheffield 4; Evans, N.
RBI: Sheffield (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reyes, Ar.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Wright, D (10, throw), Cora (3, throw), Evans, N (1, fielding).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 7-4) 7.0 3 1 1 0 8 1 3.55
Tomko 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.51
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pelfrey (L, 5-3) 5.0 6 4 2 2 3 0 4.67
Misch 1.1 2 0 0 2 1 0 6.35
Dessens 1.1 3 3 3 1 1 2 8.10
Parnell 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.76
Green, S 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 5.45

WP: Parnell.
Balk: Parnell.
IBB: Cabrera, Me (by Misch).
HBP: Teixeira (by Green, S).
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 99-67, Tomko 28-17, Pelfrey 93-59, Misch 38-19, Dessens 21-13, Parnell 10-4, Green, S 23-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 6-4, Tomko 2-1, Pelfrey 9-3, Misch 1-1, Dessens 1-0, Parnell 0-1, Green, S 0-2.
Batters faced: Sabathia 24, Tomko 6, Pelfrey 25, Misch 8, Dessens 8, Parnell 2, Green, S 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Dessens 3-0, Parnell 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tony Randazzo. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:02 (:52 delay).
Att: 41,278.
Venue: Citi Field.
June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
Below is an advertisement.