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Hooray for Jorge! Yanks prevail
Posada's shot lifts NY
Staked to an early lead on a Johnny Damon home run in the first, Randy Johnson held the O's down until the fifth. The Big Unit struck out no one for the second straight game. Jorge Posada's long homer to right in the ninth gave the Yankees the win.
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 Posada's game-winning HR
 Wilson's RBI double
 Damon's leadoff home run
Yankees 5, Orioles 4
Johnny Damon's leadoff home run put the Yankees in the driver's seat early on Friday. (Gail Burton/AP)
Series at a glance:
No luck for Chen, O's
Fernando Tatis clubbed a home run to tie the game, and Miguel Tejada gave the Orioles -- and starter Bruce Chen -- the lead. But a late Yankees solo shot off Chris Ray sent Baltimore to defeat in the series opener.
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 Tatis' fifth-inning home run
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 04, 2006
NYY
NY Yankees (65-41)
Won 5
NY Yankees 5, Baltimore 4   BAL
Baltimore (49-61)
Lost 2
August 4, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1   5 13 0
Baltimore
0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0   4 10 0
Standings thru 8/4/06  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Orioles Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5121014.292
Jeter, SS5010012.352
Abreu, RF4010101.281
Rodriguez, 3B5010014.283
Giambi, DH3100202.251
Posada, C5131012.289
Wilson, C, 1B5121011.272
Cabrera, LF3120200.285
Cairo, 2B3012012.235
  a-Williams, PH1000003.279
  Green, 2B1000001.169
Totals4051355622 

a-Popped out for Cairo in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson, C 2 (13, Chen, Britton), Cairo (8, Chen).
HR: Damon (14, 1st inning off Chen, 0 on, 0 out), Posada (14, 9th inning off Ray, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 5; Jeter; Abreu; Rodriguez; Posada 6; Wilson, C 4; Cabrera 2; Cairo 2.
RBI: Damon (52), Cairo 2 (25), Wilson, C (44), Posada (57).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada; Rodriguez; Cairo; Giambi; Damon 2.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (24, 3rd base off Chen/Hernandez).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Abreu (Tejada at 2nd base).
DP: 3 (Cairo-Jeter-Wilson, C, Rodriguez-Green-Wilson, C, Green-Jeter-Wilson, C).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4110000.297
Tatis, RF4122010.417
  Patterson, CF0000000.283
Mora, 3B3111101.289
Tejada, SS4021002.330
Millar, DH4000002.239
Conine, LF4020000.265
  1-Fahey, PR0000000.271
Hernandez, C4010003.262
Markakis, CF-RF3000013.294
Gomez, 1B3110000.232
Totals3341041211 


1-Ran for Conine in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Mora (18, Johnson).
HR: Tatis (1, 5th inning off Johnson, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Roberts; Tatis 5; Mora 2; Tejada 2; Conine 2; Hernandez; Gomez.
RBI: Tatis 2 (3), Mora (57), Tejada (78).
2-out RBI: Tatis; Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis.
GIDP: Markakis; Tejada; Hernandez.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts (28, 3rd base off Johnson/Posada).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson 6.09440015.11
Villone 1.10000202.25
Proctor (W, 4-2)0.20001003.90
Rivera (S, 27)1.01000001.88
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chen 5.09332416.97
Manon (H, 1)1.01000102.53
Britton (BS, 2)0.22112102.64
Byrdak 0.100000014.54
Hawkins 1.00000004.27
Ray (L, 1-4)1.01111013.42

IBB: Cabrera (by Britton).
Pitches-strikes: Johnson 95-60, Villone 17-9, Proctor 9-3, Rivera 18-10, Chen 92-57, Manon 17-10, Britton 26-14, Byrdak 5-3, Hawkins 10-8, Ray 23-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Johnson 8-9, Villone 0-2, Proctor 2-0, Rivera 2-1, Chen 3-8, Manon 1-1, Britton 0-1, Byrdak 0-1, Hawkins 3-0, Ray 1-2.
Batters faced: Johnson 25, Villone 4, Proctor 2, Rivera 3, Chen 26, Manon 4, Britton 6, Byrdak 1, Hawkins 3, Ray 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Byrdak 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:06.
Att: 44,840.

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