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Tough day for hurlers
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Rays 13, Yankees 4
Robinson Cano stretches to grab the ball and rob Carl Crawford of a hit. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Ian Kennedy had control issues in his first start of 2008, and that led to a 2 1/3-inning debut with six runs allowed. Hideki Matsui hit his first homer in a four-run third, but LaTroy Hawkins was unable to keep the game close, allowing six of seven runs in the eighth.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (2-1)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 13, NY Yankees 4   NYY
NY Yankees (2-2)
Lost 1
April 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 0 5 0 0 0 0 7 0   13 15 0
NY Yankees
0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 6 1
Standings thru 4/4/08  |  Recap: TB | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Yankees stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4230100.308
Crawford, LF5211014.286
Pena, 1B4213122.250
Upton, CF4121110.364
Floyd, DH4222111.364
Navarro, C1000002.333
  a-Riggans, PH-C4123000.500
Hinske, 3B5121011.375
Haynes, RF5110022.222
Bartlett, SS5112032.167
Totals4113151341114 

a-Doubled for Navarro in the 3rd.

BATTING
2B: Riggans (1, Kennedy), Hinske 2 (2, Albaladejo, Hawkins).
HR: Floyd (2, 8th inning off Hawkins, 0 on, 1 out), Pena (2, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 3; Crawford; Pena 4; Upton 2; Floyd 5; Riggans 3; Hinske 4; Haynes; Bartlett.
RBI: Floyd 2 (5), Upton (3), Riggans 3 (3), Hinske (2), Bartlett 2 (3), Crawford (2), Pena 3 (5).
2-out RBI: Floyd; Bartlett 2; Crawford; Pena 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro; Bartlett.
GIDP: Crawford.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Haynes (2, 2nd base off Hawkins/Molina), Crawford (3, 2nd base off Kennedy/Molina).
CS: Iwamura (1, 2nd base by Albaladejo/Molina).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF3000111.143
Jeter, SS4111001.286
Abreu, RF3011010.462
  a-Duncan, PH-RF1000001.000
Rodriguez, 3B3110001.286
  b-Betemit, PH-3B1000001.000
Giambi, 1B3011000.091
  Ensberg, 1B1000000.000
Cano, 2B4000001.067
Posada, DH4000020.000
Matsui, LF3111010.250
Molina, C3110000.333
Totals33464156 

a-Grounded out for Abreu in the 8th. b-Popped out for Rodriguez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Abreu (1, Sonnanstine), Molina (1, Sonnanstine), Giambi (1, Sonnanstine).
3B: Jeter (1, Sonnanstine).
HR: Matsui (1, 3rd inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jeter 3; Abreu 2; Rodriguez; Giambi 2; Matsui 4; Molina 2.
RBI: Matsui (2), Jeter (1), Abreu (2), Giambi (2).
2-out RBI: Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Cano; Betemit.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Jeter (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Molina-Jeter, Cano-Jeter-Giambi).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sonnanstine (W, 1-0)6.06440416.00
Wheeler (H, 2)1.00000000.00
Miller 1.00001000.00
Dohmann 1.00000100.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kennedy (L, 0-1)2.146642023.14
Albaladejo 2.21000400.00
Ohlendorf 1.00000100.00
Traber 1.01000100.00
Hawkins 0.266600131.50
Farnsworth 1.13110313.86

WP: Kennedy.
Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 84-60, Wheeler 4-4, Miller 15-9, Dohmann 11-8, Kennedy 70-32, Albaladejo 36-23, Ohlendorf 9-7, Traber 13-8, Hawkins 24-16, Farnsworth 25-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sonnanstine 8-6, Wheeler 1-2, Miller 1-2, Dohmann 2-0, Kennedy 4-1, Albaladejo 2-1, Ohlendorf 1-1, Traber 2-0, Hawkins 2-0, Farnsworth 0-1.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 24, Wheeler 3, Miller 4, Dohmann 3, Kennedy 15, Albaladejo 9, Ohlendorf 3, Traber 3, Hawkins 8, Farnsworth 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Albaladejo 1-1, Farnsworth 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 50 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 49,255.

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