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Angels 5, Yankees 2
Derek Jeter had two of the Yankees' seven hits in Monday's series opener. (Harry How/Getty)
The West Coast remained unkind to the Yankees, who lost for the 18th time in 23 games played at Anaheim despite Andy Pettitte's workmanlike effort. With their loss and the Rangers' victory, the Yankees saw their magic number to clinch a postseason berth stay put at one.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (95-56)
Lost 2
LA Angels 5, NY Yankees 2   LAA
LA Angels (90-60)
Won 2
September 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0   2 7 0
LA Angels
2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 9/21/09  |  Recap: NYY | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Angels stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .330
Damon, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .290
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .284
Swisher, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .252
Posada, DH 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .284
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .320
Cabrera, Me, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271
Molina, J, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .229
  a-Matsui, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .279
  Cervelli, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279
Totals 33 2 7 2 1 3 15  

a-Homered for Molina, J in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Rodriguez, Al (26, 7th inning off Saunders, J, 0 on, 0 out), Matsui (27, 8th inning off Saunders, J, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Posada 2; Matsui 4; Jeter 2; Rodriguez, Al 5.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al (86), Matsui (87).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher 2; Cano.
GIDP: Cano, Teixeira.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .296
Aybar, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .307
Abreu, RF 4 1 1 0 0 3 2 .295
Guerrero, DH 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .301
Hunter, To, CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .308
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .291
  1-Willits, PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
Kendrick, H, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .298
Quinlan, 1B 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .245
  a-Morales, K, PH-1B 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .299
Mathis, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .208
Totals 32 5 9 5 2 4 9  

a-Homered for Quinlan in the 7th.
1-Ran for Rivera, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (14, Pettitte), Hunter, To (24, Pettitte), Rivera, J (24, Albaladejo).
HR: Morales, K (31, 7th inning off Bruney, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Figgins; Mathis; Hunter, To 2; Morales, K 4; Guerrero 3; Abreu; Rivera, J 2; Aybar.
RBI: Guerrero (46), Hunter, To (86), Aybar (56), Morales, K (99), Rivera, J (83).
2-out RBI: Guerrero; Hunter, To; Aybar; Rivera, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivera, J; Abreu; Kendrick, H.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Figgins (17, 2nd base by Pettitte/Molina, J).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Aybar-Quinlan, Aybar-Kendrick, H-Quinlan).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (L, 13-7) 6.0 5 3 3 2 3 0 4.15
Bruney 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 4.37
Albaladejo 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.73
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Saunders, J (W, 14-7) 8.1 7 2 2 0 3 2 4.63
Fuentes (S, 44) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.21

WP: Saunders, J.
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 91-57, Bruney 16-9, Albaladejo 21-12, Saunders, J 108-70, Fuentes 11-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 9-3, Bruney 1-2, Albaladejo 1-1, Saunders, J 11-6, Fuentes 1-1.
Batters faced: Pettitte 24, Bruney 5, Albaladejo 5, Saunders, J 31, Fuentes 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Fuentes 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 38,667.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
September 21, 2009
September 21, 2009

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