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Box > NY Yankees 5, NY Mets 3
Eighth is great for Yankees
With three regulars sidelined by minor injuries, the Yankees pushed across three runs in the eighth inning to stun the Mets. Hideki Matsui tied the game with a two-run single and Bernie Williams doubled home a run.
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Hideki Matsui celebrates with teammates after Sunday's win. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Pedro Martinez allowed only one run on four hits over seven innings, but the Mets made two critical errors in the eighth inning to help the Yankees go ahead with three runs. Cliff Floyd blasted his 12th home run in the loss.
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NYY
NY Yankees (23-21)
Won 1
NY Yankees 5, NY Mets 3   NYM
NY Mets (23-21)
Lost 1
May 22, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1   5 8 1
NY Mets
0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 2
Standings through 5/22/05  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Mets Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, LF5221010.285
Cano, 2B3000011.290
b-Sierra, R, PH1000001.241
1-Jeter, PR0100000.306
Martinez, 1B1000002.261
Rodriguez, A, 3B-SS4021102.310
Matsui, RF5122004.269
Williams, CF3011101.236
Giambi, 1B4000014.215
Stanton, P0000000.000
Gordon, P0000000.000
Rivera, P0000000.000
Flaherty, C4000010.250
Sanchez, SS-2B4110010.333
Pavano, P2000020.000
a-Johnson, PH-3B1000100.000
Totals375853715 

a-Flied out for Pavano in the 8th. b-Reached on error for Cano in the 8th.
1-Ran for Sierra, R in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Williams (5, Hernandez).
TB: Womack 2; Rodriguez, A 2; Matsui 2; Williams 2; Sanchez.
RBI: Rodriguez, A (43), Matsui 2 (34), Williams (15), Womack (9).
2-out RBI: Matsui 2; Williams.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi 3; Matsui 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Womack 2 (14, 2nd base off Martinez/Piazza, 3rd base off Hernandez/Piazza), Jeter (7, 2nd base off Hernandez/Piazza).

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, A (7, fielding).
DP: (Cano-Sanchez-Giambi).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4011000.269
Cairo, 2B4020002.263
Cameron, CF4000002.339
Floyd, LF4111001.288
Piazza, C4020010.252
Mientkiewicz, 1B4100002.203
Wright, 3B4120001.289
Valent, RF3000112.147
Martinez, P3000013.000
Koo, P0000000.500
Hernandez, P0000000.000
DeJean, P0000000.000
Heilman, P0000000.000
a-Anderson, PH1000000.343
Totals353821313 

a-Flied out for Heilman in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Floyd (12, 3rd inning off Pavano, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes; Cairo 2; Floyd 4; Piazza 2; Wright 2.
RBI: Reyes (17), Floyd (29).
2-out RBI: Reyes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez 2; Cairo; Wright.
GIDP: Cameron.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wright (2, 2nd base off Pavano/Flaherty).

FIELDING
E: Wright (6, fielding), Reyes (6, missed catch).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pavano (W, 4-2)7.08311313.69
Stanton (H, 4)0.10000005.23
Gordon (H, 9)0.20000003.74
Rivera (S, 9)1.00000001.72
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Martinez 7.04111603.14
Koo (H, 5)0.10200003.29
Hernandez (BS, 2)(L, 2-2)0.22110102.82
DeJean 0.22112005.06
Heilman 0.10000004.30

IBB: Valent (by Pavano).
Pitches-strikes: Pavano 98-59, Stanton 6-3, Gordon 9-6, Rivera 14-9, Martinez 99-71, Koo 11-7, Hernandez 15-11, DeJean 22-10, Heilman 3-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pavano 11-7, Stanton 0-1, Gordon 0-2, Rivera 1-2, Martinez 6-9, Koo 0-1, Hernandez 0-1, DeJean 2-0, Heilman 0-1.
Batters faced: Pavano 30, Stanton 1, Gordon 2, Rivera 3, Martinez 26, Koo 3, Hernandez 4, DeJean 6, Heilman 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Hernandez 2-2, Heilman 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 58 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 55,953.

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