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Triple play not enough to rescue Yankees

CC Sabathia settled down after a shaky first inning and was helped by the Yankees' first triple play since 1968, but took the loss as the offense could only muster solo homers by Marcus Thames and Mark Teixeira.

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NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS3000100.323
Johnson, N, 1B4000012.125
Teixeira, DH4111002.125
Rodriguez, Al, 3B4010000.315
Cano, 2B4010011.333
Swisher, RF4010001.208
Thames, M, LF2111011.500
a-Granderson, PH-CF1000000.283
Cervelli, C3020000.556
Gardner, B, CF-LF3000002.308
Totals32272139.269
a-Flied out for Thames, M in the 7th.
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Davis, R, CF3100111.214
Barton, 1B2010201.306
Sweeney, R, RF2100203.288
Suzuki, K, C2113102.222
Fox, DH3100011.185
Kouzmanoff, 3B3010000.215
Rosales, 2B2001010.242
Carson, M, LF3000010.000
Pennington, SS3010010.226
Totals23444658.240
BATTING
2B: Swisher (3, Braden).
HR: Thames, M (1, 5th inning off Braden, 0 on, 0 out), Teixeira (2, 6th inning off Braden, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cano; Teixeira 4; Rodriguez, Al; Swisher 2; Thames, M 4; Cervelli 2.
RBI: Thames, M (1), Teixeira (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thames, M; Teixeira; Swisher.
GIDP: Gardner, B, Cano.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Cano (1, throw).
DP: (Cano-Johnson, N).
Triple Play: (Rodriguez, Al-Cano-Johnson, N).
Pickoffs: Cervelli (Kouzmanoff at 2nd base).

BATTING
HR: Suzuki, K (3, 1st inning off Sabathia, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Barton; Suzuki, K 4; Kouzmanoff; Pennington.
RBI: Suzuki, K 3 (9), Rosales (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney, R.
SF: Rosales.
GIDP: Sweeney, R.
GITP: Suzuki, K.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis, R (8, 3rd base off Sabathia/Cervelli).
PO: Kouzmanoff (2nd base by Cervelli).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Braden-Pennington-Barton, Barton-Pennington-Braden).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia(L, 2-1)8.04436513.00
Totals8.04436513.39
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Braden(W, 3-0)6.06221222.77
Ziegler(H, 2)2.00000103.00
Bailey, A(S, 2)1.01000000.00
Totals9.07221323.09
WP: Sabathia.
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 97-51, Braden 81-57, Ziegler 24-15, Bailey, A 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 13-2, Braden 5-7, Ziegler 3-2, Bailey, A 2-1.
Batters faced: Sabathia 30, Braden 23, Ziegler 6, Bailey, A 4.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Mike Muchlinski. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:07.
Att: 21,986.
Venue: Oakland Coliseum.
April 22, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media