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Pettitte not perfect
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Rays 6, Yankees 3
Andy Pettitte allowed five runs, three earned, on eight hits. (Nick Laham/Getty)
It was good news and bad news for Andy Pettitte in his 2008 debut on Saturday. The Rays scored two in the third, but those runs were unearned. But Jonny Gomes' three-run shot in the fifth did Pettitte in.
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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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