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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 18, 2007
Yankees topple Tigers
Tigers lack timely hits
Detroit touched Roger Clemens for 10 hits, but it managed to convert those knocks into just two runs against the Rocket. Tigers rookie outfielder Cameron Maybin made his mark, singling in his first at-bat and homering to dead center in his second.
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 Maybin's first career homer
Yankees 5, Tigers 2
Bobby Abreu's two-run shot sparked a decisive four-run rally in the sixth inning. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
Series at a glance:
Rocket tames Tigers
Roger Clemens bounced back from his long layoff due to suspension in impressive fashion, whiffing eight and allowing only two runs in six innings despite yielding 10 hits. Bobby Abreu and Jorge Posada went deep off Detroit starter Chad Durbin.
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 Posada goes deep
 Abreu's homer
DET
Detroit (67-56)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 5, Detroit 2   NYY
NY Yankees (69-54)
Won 2
August 18, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   2 11 0
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 X   5 10 0
Standings thru 8/18/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Yankees Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5000015.288
Thames, 1B3000022.251
  Casey, 1B1000100.287
  1-Santiago, PR0000000.000
Sheffield, DH5130011.283
Ordonez, RF4000033.352
Guillen, SS4010000.305
Rodriguez, C4020020.282
Raburn, 2B3011011.341
Inge, 3B4020013.244
Maybin, LF3121010.286
Totals36211211215 


1-Ran for Casey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sheffield (19, Clemens).
HR: Maybin (1, 5th inning off Clemens, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sheffield 4; Guillen; Rodriguez 2; Raburn; Inge 2; Maybin 5.
RBI: Raburn (15), Maybin (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez 2; Inge; Granderson 2; Sheffield.
SF: Raburn.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sheffield (19, 2nd base off Clemens/Posada).
CS: Inge (2, home by Clemens/Posada).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, CF4010012.297
Jeter, SS4110001.323
Abreu, RF3112100.285
Rodriguez, 3B4110002.304
Matsui, LF4000001.299
Posada, C4231000.336
Giambi, DH4010013.273
Cano, 2B4011002.309
Phillips, 1B3011000.286
Totals3451051211 

BATTING
2B: Giambi (6, Durbin).
HR: Posada (15, 2nd inning off Durbin, 0 on, 2 out), Abreu (14, 6th inning off Durbin, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Cabrera; Jeter; Abreu 4; Rodriguez; Posada 6; Giambi 2; Cano; Phillips.
RBI: Posada (70), Abreu 2 (84), Cano (70), Phillips (23).
2-out RBI: Posada; Cano; Phillips.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Rodriguez; Cabrera.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Posada-Clemens).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Durbin (L, 7-6)5.06441124.79
Byrdak 0.22110003.56
Grilli 1.11000105.73
Seay 1.01000003.09
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens (W, 5-5)6.010220813.92
Farnsworth (H, 12)1.00000204.47
Vizcaino (H, 9)1.01000103.73
Rivera (S, 20)1.00001103.40

Durbin pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

HBP: Maybin (by Clemens).
Pitches-strikes: Durbin 83-53, Byrdak 12-6, Grilli 20-16, Seay 15-10, Clemens 108-71, Farnsworth 18-13, Vizcaino 21-14, Rivera 14-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Durbin 7-7, Byrdak 0-2, Grilli 2-1, Seay 2-1, Clemens 4-5, Farnsworth 0-1, Vizcaino 0-2, Rivera 1-1.
Batters faced: Durbin 22, Byrdak 4, Grilli 5, Seay 4, Clemens 28, Farnsworth 3, Vizcaino 4, Rivera 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Byrdak 1-1, Grilli 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:13.
Att: 54,802.

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