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Yankees earn split
Wang clutch in nightcap
Chien-Ming Wang recorded his second win and helped the Yankees pick up a split of a day-night doubleheader in Chicago. Wang scattered six hits over seven innings. Hideki Matsui had two hits and two RBIs and Jorge Posada and Melky Cabrera homered.
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 Matsui's two-run double
 Jeter's one-run triple
 Posada homers
 Cabrera homers
Yankees 8, White Sox 1
Derek Jeter's RBI triple extended the Yankees' lead to 4-1 in the seventh inning. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Series at a glance:
Conteras foiled by ex-mates
Two unearned runs in the third inning forced Jose Conteras and the White Sox to battle from behind most of the night. Contreras worked into the seventh, striking out six, but continued his trend of alternating losses and wins. Rob Mackowiak drove in the lone run with a sixth-inning single.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: May 16, 2007
DET
BOS
PPD
NYY
NY Yankees (18-20)
Won 1
NY Yankees 8, Chi White Sox 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (19-17)
Lost 1
May 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4   8 9 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 7 1
Standings thru 5/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  White Sox Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Abreu, RF5111030.242
Jeter, SS4211110.368
Giambi, DH3110201.280
  1-Cairo, PR-DH0100000.125
Rodriguez, 3B4000103.311
Matsui, LF5034010.287
Cano, 2B5010003.234
Cabrera, CF2211100.232
Mientkiewicz, 1B3000012.225
Nieves, C2000002.037
  a-Posada, PH-C2111001.375
Totals358985612 

a-Flied out for Nieves in the 7th.
1-Ran for Giambi in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui (9, Contreras).
3B: Jeter (1, Contreras).
HR: Cabrera (2, 9th inning off Sisco, 0 on, 0 out), Posada (4, 9th inning off Sisco, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Abreu; Jeter 3; Giambi; Matsui 4; Cano; Cabrera 4; Posada 4.
RBI: Matsui 4 (18), Abreu (21), Jeter (21), Cabrera (13), Posada (22).
2-out RBI: Matsui 4; Abreu; Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nieves 2; Cano 2; Giambi.
S: Cabrera; Mientkiewicz.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cabrera (Ozuna at 3rd base).
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Mientkiewicz).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Erstad, CF4110001.257
Ozuna, 2B2010110.237
Dye, DH4010003.206
Konerko, 1B3000114.191
Mackowiak, RF3011104.203
Crede, 3B4000003.200
Sweeney, LF4010001.231
Uribe, SS4010021.245
Molina, C2010000.056
  a-Pierzynski, PH-C2000002.244
Totals321713419 

a-Flied out for Molina in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Erstad; Ozuna; Dye; Mackowiak; Sweeney; Uribe; Molina.
RBI: Mackowiak (5).
2-out RBI: Mackowiak.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney; Crede; Mackowiak.
GIDP: Erstad.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Uribe (3, fielding).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 2-3)7.06111304.54
Farnsworth (H, 5)1.00002004.41
Rivera 1.01000106.59
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras (L, 3-4)6.25423603.64
Logan 1.10000004.35
Sisco 1.04442026.75

HBP: Ozuna (by Wang).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 91-60, Farnsworth 24-11, Rivera 15-8, Contreras 100-58, Logan 23-11, Sisco 33-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 11-6, Farnsworth 1-2, Rivera 1-1, Contreras 9-5, Logan 3-1, Sisco 2-1.
Batters faced: Wang 27, Farnsworth 5, Rivera 4, Contreras 29, Logan 4, Sisco 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Logan 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Young. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Mike Muchlinski.
Weather: 46 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 3:00 (1:15 delay).
Att: 34,609.

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