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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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NYY
NY Yankees (41-39)
Won 2
NY Yankees 1, Detroit 0   DET
Detroit (37-41)
Lost 2
July 3, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 9 0
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Standings through 7/3/05  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Tigers Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals341911414 

BATTING
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.

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

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

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals310601320 

BATTING
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.

FIELDING
DP: (Robertson-Guillen-Shelton).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 5-3)7.05001203.87
Gordon (H, 15)1.00000002.83
Rivera (S, 18)1.01000100.85
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
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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