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Rivera proves mortal
Athletics 5, Yankees 4
Mariano Rivera walks off the mound in disbelief after Sunday's loss. (Ben Margot/AP)
 Posada's RBI double
The Yankees had every reason to expect a win with a two-run lead and Mariano Rivera on the mound in the ninth inning. But Rivera surrendered a three-run homer with two outs, spoiling a solid effort from Andy Pettitte, who pitched seven strong innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 15, 2007
LAA
BOS
PPD
WSH
NYM
PPD
HOU
PHI
PPD
KC
BAL
PPD
SF
PIT
PPD
SF
PIT
PPD
NYY
NY Yankees (5-6)
Lost 1
Oakland 5, NY Yankees 4   OAK
Oakland (6-7)
Won 1
April 15, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0   4 9 1
Oakland
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   5 8 0
Standings thru 4/15/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Athletics Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF3110111.290
Jeter, SS3010112.319
Abreu, RF4000035.261
Rodriguez, 3B3121010.372
Giambi, DH4110022.205
Posada, C3121100.366
Cano, 2B3001002.311
Cabrera, LF3011001.190
Mientkiewicz, 1B3010011.138
Totals294943914 

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez (5, Harden), Posada (3, Kennedy).
TB: Damon; Jeter; Rodriguez 3; Giambi; Posada 3; Cabrera; Mientkiewicz.
RBI: Posada (8), Cano (5), Cabrera (4), Rodriguez (18).
SF: Cano; Cabrera; Rodriguez.
GIDP: Cabrera; Cano.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Jeter (2, 2nd base by Harden/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Jeter (6, fielding).
DP: (Rodriguez-Cano-Mientkiewicz).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF4110000.176
Swisher, CF4110002.279
Kielty, RF3001010.158
Piazza, DH4011010.296
Chavez, 3B3020100.275
Crosby, SS4000024.167
Walker, 1B4110003.217
Kendall, C3110100.157
Scutaro, 2B4113021.095
Totals335852610 

BATTING
2B: Swisher (3, Pettitte).
3B: Chavez (1, Pettitte).
HR: Scutaro (1, 9th inning off Rivera, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Stewart; Swisher 2; Piazza; Chavez 4; Walker; Kendall; Scutaro 4.
RBI: Kielty (3), Piazza (4), Scutaro 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Scutaro 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Walker 2; Crosby.
SF: Kielty.
GIDP: Swisher.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Chavez (2, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Kendall-Crosby, Crosby-Scutaro-Walker, Crosby-Walker).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte 7.06211401.50
Proctor (H, 2)1.00000203.24
Rivera (BS, 1)(L, 1-1)0.22331015.79
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden 6.05112701.42
Kennedy (BS, 1)1.02331103.75
Calero 0.21000105.68
Marshall (W, 1-0)1.11000002.35

Harden pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Kennedy pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 101-64, Proctor 11-7, Rivera 20-14, Harden 93-56, Kennedy 28-18, Calero 8-7, Marshall 15-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 10-7, Proctor 0-1, Rivera 1-1, Harden 5-4, Kennedy 0-2, Calero 0-1, Marshall 4-0.
Batters faced: Pettitte 28, Proctor 3, Rivera 5, Harden 22, Kennedy 6, Calero 3, Marshall 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Kennedy 1-1, Calero 1-1, Marshall 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, L to R.
T: 2:48.
Att: 35,077.

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