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Box > Oakland 13, NY Yankees 4
Mulder silences Bronx fears
After a three-run first, Mark Mulder appeared destined for another Yankee Stadium meltdown Tuesday. But the lefty settled down and watched as the A's tallied 14 hits to rout the Yankees.
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• Crosby's brilliant double play: 56K | 350K
• Dye makes a leaping catch: 56K | 350K
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Scott Hatteberg connects on the first of his two home runs Tuesday. (Julie Jacobsen/AP)
Jorge Posada's three-run blast in the first and Gary Sheffield's solo shot two frames later put Jon Lieber on the path to victory in his first start vs. the A's, but the righty couldn't make the lead stand.
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Yankees Coverage
• Posada clubs three-run shot: 56K | 350K
• Olerud signs, will start Wednesday
• Yanks notes: Mussina anxious to return
 
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Hatteberg's HR puts the A's ahead
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Gary Sheffield hits a laser to left

Oakland (60-45)
Won 3
Oakland 13, NY Yankees 4  
NY Yankees (66-39)
Lost 1
August 3, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 1 3 4 0 2 3 0   13 15 0
NY Yankees
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 8 1
Standings through 8/3/04  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Yankees Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF5020003.320
b-Kielty, PH-LF1000000.204
McLemore, 2B4011003.258
a-Scutaro, PH-2B0100100.278
Chavez, 3B5110012.275
Dye, RF3210211.277
Hatteberg, 1B5335001.293
Durazo, DH4220122.313
Crosby, SS5212033.267
Miller, C0000000.294
Melhuse, C5112013.258
Byrnes, LF-CF4133100.287
Totals411315135818 

a-Walked for McLemore in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Kotsay in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Durazo (20, Lieber), Byrnes (25, Lieber), Crosby (25, Lieber).
3B: Byrnes (2, Sturtze).
HR: Hatteberg 2 (13, 5th inning off Lieber, 1 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Heredia, 2 on, 1 out), Melhuse (6, 7th inning off Sturtze, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kotsay 2; McLemore; Chavez; Dye; Hatteberg 9; Durazo 3; Crosby 2; Melhuse 4; Byrnes 6.
RBI: McLemore (13), Crosby 2 (46), Byrnes 3 (52), Hatteberg 5 (61), Melhuse 2 (19).
2-out RBI: McLemore, Byrnes 3, Melhuse 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby, McLemore, Kotsay.
GIDP: McLemore, Hatteberg.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (McLemore-Crosby-Hatteberg, Crosby-Hatteberg, Crosby-McLemore-Hatteberg).

 
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Williams, CF4000102.245
Jeter, SS4120002.276
Cairo, SS1000000.281
Sheffield, RF2221200.299
Lofton, RF0000000.294
Rodriguez, 3B3000025.282
Posada, C4113004.271
Matsui, LF3000002.293
a-Crosby, PH-LF1000000.189
Sierra, R, DH2010210.264
Clark, 1B4000013.232
Wilson, 2B4020001.222
Totals324845419 

a-Grounded out for Matsui in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson (7, Mulder).
HR: Posada (14, 1st inning off Mulder, 2 on, 2 out), Sheffield (24, 3rd inning off Mulder, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter 2; Sheffield 5; Posada 4; Sierra, R; Wilson 3.
RBI: Posada 3 (55), Sheffield (78).
2-out RBI: Posada 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter, Matsui, Posada.
GIDP: Williams, Wilson.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (14, 3rd base off Mulder/Miller), Sheffield (2, 2nd base off Mulder/Miller).

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez (9, fielding).
DP: 2 (Wilson-Jeter-Clark, Clark-Jeter).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mulder (W, 15-3)7.08445323.50
Hammond 1.00000104.15
Lehr 1.00000005.03
 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lieber (L, 7-7)4.111762215.06
Sturtze 2.23321215.27
Heredia 1.01332316.96
Proctor 1.00000105.84

HBP: Rodriguez (by Mulder).
Pitches-strikes: Mulder 114-60, Hammond 6-6, Lehr 8-6, Lieber 89-61, Sturtze 45-26, Heredia 28-14, Proctor 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mulder 10-8, Hammond 2-0, Lehr 2-1, Lieber 5-6, Sturtze 3-3, Heredia 0-0, Proctor 1-1.
Batters faced: Mulder 32, Hammond 3, Lehr 3, Lieber 24, Sturtze 13, Heredia 6, Proctor 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sturtze 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Troy Fullwood.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 2:49.
Att: 50,625.

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