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Box > NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0
Wang weaves gem against Tigers
Gary Sheffield drove in the game's only run with an RBI single in the fourth inning, and Chien-Ming Wang did the rest. The rookie right-hander blanked the Tigers on five hits over seven innings to earn his fifth win.
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Chien-Ming Wang shut out the Tigers over seven innings to earn his fifth win. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Nate Roberston threw a complete game and allowed just one run and scattered nine Yankees hits, but thanks to rookie Chien-Ming Wang, that run was the only one of the game. Detroit was only able to collect five hits off him over seven innings.
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NY Yankees (41-39)
Won 2
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0   DET
Detroit (37-41)
Lost 2
July 3, 2005
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NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 9 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Standings through 7/3/05  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Tigers Stats
Jeter, SS4010002.302
Cano, 2B4110002.291
Sheffield, RF4011002.297
Rodriguez, A, 3B4000021.319
Williams, CF4010000.261
Crosby, CF0000000.200
Matsui, LF4020000.309
Sierra, R, DH4020003.229
Giambi, 1B2010110.251
Martinez, 1B1000011.222
Flaherty, C3000003.183

2B: Cano (14, Robertson).
TB: Jeter; Cano 2; Sheffield; Williams; Matsui 2; Sierra, R 2; Giambi.
RBI: Sheffield (58).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sierra, R; Sheffield.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 7.

CS: Sheffield (2, 2nd base by Robertson/Rodriguez).

DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano-Giambi, Wang-Cano-Giambi).

Inge, 3B4010002.294
Polanco, 2B2010000.331
Guillen, SS4000004.337
Ordonez, RF3000103.100
Rodriguez, C3010002.294
Young, DH4000023.249
Shelton, 1B4020013.341
Monroe, LF4000003.281
Logan, CF3010000.279

2B: Rodriguez (22, Rivera).
3B: Polanco (1, Wang).
TB: Inge; Polanco 3; Rodriguez 2; Shelton 2; Logan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Inge; Guillen; Monroe.
GIDP: Ordonez; Shelton.
Team LOB: 8.

DP: (Robertson-Guillen-Shelton).

Wang (W, 5-3)7.05001203.87
Gordon (H, 15)1.00000002.83
Rivera (S, 18)1.01000100.85
Robertson (L, 3-7)9.09111403.35

HBP: Polanco (by Wang), Polanco (by Wang), Rodriguez (by Wang).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 98-66, Gordon 17-10, Rivera 9-7, Robertson 110-76.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 10-9, Gordon 1-2, Rivera 2-0, Robertson 14-8.
Batters faced: Wang 28, Gordon 3, Rivera 4, Robertson 35.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 2:26.
Att: 40,056.

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