Derek Jeter looks back after being forced out at second base. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
The Bombers found runs hard to come by in the second game of the season. New York was held scoreless until the sixth, when Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer. Mike Mussina took the loss after allowing three earned runs in 5 2/3 innings.
BATTING 2B: Barajas (1, Hawkins). 3B: Overbay (1, Farnsworth). HR: Wells, V (1, 3rd inning off Mussina, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Barajas 3; Wells, V 6; Scutaro; Rios, A 2; Hill, A 2; Stewart; Overbay 3. RBI: Rios, A 2 (2), Wells, V 2 (2), Hill, A (1). 2-out RBI: Wells, V 2; Hill, A; Rios, A. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thomas; Scutaro; Hill, A. GIDP: Wells, V, Barajas, Eckstein 2, Thomas. Team RISP: 3-for-12. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING CS: Scutaro (1, 2nd base by Mussina/Molina, J), Rios, A (1, 2nd base by Hawkins/Molina, J).
FIELDING E: Burnett, AJ (1, throw). Outfield assists: Rios, A (Jeter at 2nd base). DP: (Scutaro-Hill, A-Overbay).