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Tough loss for A.J.
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Athletics 3, Yankees 0
Jorge Posada chats with A.J. Burnett after the righty balked in a run in the fourth. (AP)
A.J. Burnett endured one tough frame -- a three-run fourth -- in his eight-inning complete game, but his former teammate, Brett Tomko, didn't, holding the Yankees scoreless for five innings before the A's bullpen finished the job. Derek Jeter had three of New York's seven hits.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 08/17: OAK 3, NYY 0
  • Tue. 08/18: NYY 7, OAK 2
  • Wed. 08/19: @ OAK, 10:05 PM ET
NYY
NY Yankees (74-45)
Lost 2
Oakland 3, NY Yankees 0   OAK
Oakland (53-65)
Won 2
August 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 0
Oakland
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 X   3 6 0
Standings thru 8/17/09  |  Recap: NYY | OAK  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Athletics stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, DH 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .327
Damon, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281
Teixeira, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .285
Rodriguez, A, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .256
Posada, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .273
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .318
Swisher, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .242
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266
Pena, R, SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277
  a-Hairston, J, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257
Totals 33 0 7 0 2 4 16  

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

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (33, Tomko), Swisher (22, Breslow).
TB: Pena, R; Posada; Teixeira 2; Jeter 3; Swisher 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Hairston, J; Posada.
GIDP: Rodriguez, A.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Damon (Sweeney, R at 1st base).
DP: (Damon-Pena, R-Cano).
Pickoffs: Burnett (Pennington at 1st base).

 
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .285
Davis, R, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .299
Suzuki, K, C 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .277
Hairston, S, LF 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .289
Sweeney, R, RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .274
Ellis, M, 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .284
Cust, DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .226
Crosby, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .223
  Everidge, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Pennington, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .298
Totals 27 3 6 2 2 5 5  

BATTING
2B: Davis, R (13, Burnett), Ellis, M (16, Burnett).
TB: Ellis, M 2; Suzuki, K; Hairston, S 2; Davis, R 2; Pennington.
RBI: Suzuki, K (54), Ellis, M (43).
2-out RBI: Ellis, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cust.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis, R (25, 3rd base off Burnett/Posada).
CS: Hairston, S (3, 2nd base by Burnett/Posada), Pennington (2, 2nd base by Burnett/Posada).
PO: Pennington (1st base by Burnett).

FIELDING
DP: (Tomko-Suzuki, K-Crosby).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett (L, 10-6) 8.0 6 3 3 2 5 0 3.69
 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tomko (W, 2-2) 5.0 5 0 0 1 1 0 4.21
Breslow (H, 12) 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.06
Ziegler (H, 10) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.68
Bailey, A (S, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.01

Game Scores: Burnett 61, Tomko 57.
Balk: Burnett.
Pitches-strikes: Burnett 99-66, Tomko 78-52, Breslow 23-16, Ziegler 20-14, Bailey, A 10-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Burnett 6-6, Tomko 4-7, Breslow 0-1, Ziegler 0-1, Bailey, A 2-1.
Batters faced: Burnett 29, Tomko 20, Breslow 7, Ziegler 5, Bailey, A 3.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 57 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:15.
Att: 24,409.
Venue: O.co Coliseum.
August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009

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