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Gomes goes deep
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Rays 6, Yankees 3
Jonny Gomes' three-run shot was the decisive blow for the Rays. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Jonny Gomes endured a rugged start on Saturday, with an error in the field and a baserunning miscue, but he made sure no damage was done with his four RBIs, three of which came on a fifth-inning home run.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (3-1)
Won 2
Tampa Bay 6, NY Yankees 3   NYY
NY Yankees (2-3)
Lost 2
April 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 2 0 3 0 0 1 0   6 9 1
NY Yankees
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   3 9 1
Standings thru 4/5/08  |  Recap: TB | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Yankees stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5110010.278
Crawford, LF5100020.211
Pena, 1B2100120.214
Upton, CF4111013.333
Gomes, RF3124000.500
  Haynes, RF0000000.222
Aybar, 3B3111100.200
Bartlett, SS4020002.250
Riggans, C4010011.375
Johnson, DH4010012.250
Totals34696288 

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (1, Pettitte).
HR: Gomes (1, 5th inning off Pettitte, 2 on, 1 out), Aybar (1, 8th inning off Ohlendorf, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura; Upton; Gomes 5; Aybar 4; Bartlett 3; Riggans; Johnson.
RBI: Upton (4), Gomes 4 (4), Aybar (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson; Bartlett; Riggans.
SF: Gomes.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (1, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada).
CS: Johnson (1, 2nd base by Pettitte/Posada).
PO: Johnson (1st base by Pettitte).

FIELDING
E: Gomes (1, fielding).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4100104.111
Jeter, SS5000025.211
Abreu, RF5110011.389
Rodriguez, 3B4121010.333
Giambi, DH1000101.083
  a-Betemit, PH-DH2010010.333
Cano, 2B4010013.105
Posada, C4022002.200
Matsui, LF4010012.250
Duncan, 1B4010003.200
Totals373932721 

a-Struck out for Giambi in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez (2, Jackson).
TB: Abreu; Rodriguez 3; Betemit; Cano; Posada 2; Matsui; Duncan.
RBI: Rodriguez (4), Posada 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi; Jeter 2; Posada; Duncan.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Duncan (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Abreu (Gomes at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: Pettitte (Johnson at 1st base).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (W, 1-0)6.05112401.50
Wheeler 1.00000000.00
Miller 0.24220209.00
Reyes (H, 1)0.100000021.60
Percival (S, 1)1.00000100.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (L, 0-1)5.08532315.40
Bruney 2.00000400.00
Ohlendorf 2.01110112.25

HBP: Pena (by Pettitte), Pena (by Pettitte).
Pitches-strikes: Jackson 102-62, Wheeler 7-7, Miller 22-16, Reyes 7-6, Percival 13-10, Pettitte 86-55, Bruney 30-19, Ohlendorf 20-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jackson 4-10, Wheeler 2-1, Miller 0-0, Reyes 1-0, Percival 0-2, Pettitte 7-3, Bruney 2-0, Ohlendorf 2-3.
Batters faced: Jackson 26, Wheeler 3, Miller 6, Reyes 1, Percival 3, Pettitte 26, Bruney 6, Ohlendorf 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Reyes 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 55 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, L to R.
T: 3:05.
Att: 52,247.

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