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NY stuns Texas: You could've heard a 'pen drop

Down five, the Yanks produced one of their classic playoff comebacks to beat Texas for the 10th straight time in the postseason. Marcus Thames' go-ahead hit capped a five-run eighth started by Brett Gardner's hustle.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5121003.400
Swisher, RF4100113.000
Golson, RF0000000.000
Teixeira, 1B4100101.000
Rodriguez, Al, 3B5112021.200
Cano, 2B4132000.750
Thames, M, DH4021000.500
Posada, C4000014.000
Granderson, CF3010112.333
Gardner, B, LF3110103.333
Totals3661064517.278
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS3210111.333
Young, M, 3B5122032.400
Hamilton, CF4113122.250
Guerrero, DH4000011.000
Cruz, N, LF-RF3010111.333
Kinsler, 2B2000202.000
Francoeur, RF2000002.000
a-Murphy, Dv, PH-LF2000001.000
Treanor, C2110100.500
b-Borbon, PH1000010.000
Molina, B, C0000000.000
Cantu, 1B3000001.000
c-Moreland, PH10100001.000
Totals325756913.219
a-Flied out for Francoeur in the 5th. b-Struck out for Treanor in the 8th. c-Singled for Cantu in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Jeter 2 (2, Wilson, C, Holland, D).
HR: Cano (1, 7th inning off Wilson, C, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano 6; Jeter 4; Gardner, B; Rodriguez, Al; Thames, M 2; Granderson.
RBI: Cano 2 (2), Jeter (1), Rodriguez, Al 2 (2), Thames, M (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher; Posada; Gardner, B; Rodriguez, Al.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, Al (1, fielding).
Pickoffs: Wood, K (Kinsler at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Young, M (1, Sabathia).
HR: Hamilton (1, 1st inning off Sabathia, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Andrus; Hamilton 4; Treanor; Moreland; Cruz, N; Young, M 3.
RBI: Hamilton 3 (3), Young, M 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Young, M 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Hamilton 2.
SAC: Andrus.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hamilton (1, 2nd base off Sabathia/Posada).
CS: Kinsler (1, 2nd base by Wood, K/Posada).
PO: Kinsler (1st base by Wood, K).

FIELDING
E: Hamilton (1, fielding).
DP: (Kinsler-Andrus-Cantu).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia4.065543111.25
Chamberlain1.00001000.00
Moseley(W, 1-0)2.00000400.00
Wood, K(H, 1)1.00001100.00
Rivera(S, 1)1.01000100.00
Totals9.07556915.00
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wilson, C7.06332413.86
Oliver, D0.0022200-.--
O'Day(L, 0-1)0.0111000-.--
Rapada(BS, 1)0.0100000-
Holland, D2.02000100.00
Totals9.010664516.00
Wilson, C pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
Oliver, D pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
O'Day pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Rapada pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Sabathia.
Balk: Sabathia.
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 93-51, Chamberlain 18-11, Moseley 27-21, Wood, K 19-11, Rivera 14-10, Wilson, C 104-68, Oliver, D 13-5, O'Day 1-1, Rapada 1-1, Holland, D 37-21.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 3-2, Chamberlain 1-2, Moseley 2-1, Wood, K 1-0, Rivera 2-0, Wilson, C 8-3, Oliver, D 0-0, O'Day 0-0, Rapada 0-0, Holland, D 1-3.
Batters faced: Sabathia 21, Chamberlain 4, Moseley 7, Wood, K 3, Rivera 4, Wilson, C 28, Oliver, D 2, O'Day 1, Rapada 1, Holland, D 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver, D 1-0, O'Day 3-2, Rapada 2-1, Holland, D 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Angel Hernandez. LF: Fieldin Culbreth. RF: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 3 mph, L to R.
T: 3:50.
Att: 50,930.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
October 15, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media