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Yankees 2, Rays 0
Chien-Ming Wang held the Rays scoreless on just four hits. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Chien-Ming Wang looked in midseason form on Sunday as he ended the Yankees' two-game skid with emphasis. Wang, who threw four frames of no-hit ball, held the Rays scoreless on just four hits over six-plus innings.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (3-2)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 2, Tampa Bay 0   NYY
NY Yankees (3-3)
Won 1
April 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X   2 9 1
Standings thru 4/6/08  |  Recap: TB | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Yankees stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4000000.227
Crawford, LF4000000.174
Pena, 1B4010020.222
Upton, CF3000111.278
Floyd, DH4010011.333
Hinske, RF2010100.400
Aybar, 3B3010023.231
Riggans, C3000012.273
Bartlett, SS3000021.211
Totals30040298 

BATTING
TB: Pena; Floyd; Hinske; Aybar.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Aybar (1, home by Wang/Posada).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Upton (Betemit at 3rd base).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4010001.136
Jeter, SS4010001.217
Abreu, RF4000032.318
Rodriguez, 3B3110100.333
Matsui, DH4132013.350
Cano, 2B4020002.174
Posada, C4000024.143
Betemit, 1B2000002.200
Cabrera, CF3010011.364
Totals322921716 

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez (3, Shields), Cano (1, Shields).
HR: Matsui (2, 4th inning off Shields, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter; Rodriguez 2; Matsui 6; Cano 3; Cabrera.
RBI: Matsui 2 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter; Matsui 2; Cabrera.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Cano (2, missed catch).
DP: (Cano-Betemit).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (L, 1-1)5.08221513.00
Howell 3.01000200.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 2-0)6.04002601.38
Chamberlain (H, 2)2.00000100.00
Rivera (S, 3)1.00000200.00

Shields pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Wang pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

HBP: Betemit (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 96-65, Howell 33-23, Wang 96-56, Chamberlain 16-13, Rivera 12-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Shields 5-4, Howell 4-3, Wang 7-4, Chamberlain 2-3, Rivera 0-1.
Batters faced: Shields 24, Howell 10, Wang 24, Chamberlain 5, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 1-0, Chamberlain 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 46 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 51,279.

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