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Hammel loses steam
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Yankees 6, Rays 1
Jonny Gomes' homer on Monday was his second of the series. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Jason Hammel contained the Yankees early, but a two-run sixth inning helped put the game out of reach for the Rays, who left New York with a split of their four-game set. Jonny Gomes homered in the third, his second of the year.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (3-3)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 1   NYY
NY Yankees (4-3)
Won 2
April 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 0
NY Yankees
2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 X   6 11 1
Standings thru 4/7/08  |  Recap: TB | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Yankees stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4000011.192
Crawford, LF4000001.148
Pena, 1B4010010.227
Upton, CF4000002.227
Hinske, RF3000100.308
Aybar, 3B3000012.188
Gomes, DH4111023.375
DiFelice, C3010001.333
Bartlett, SS2000101.190
Totals311312511 

BATTING
2B: DiFelice (1, Mussina).
HR: Gomes (2, 3rd inning off Mussina, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pena; Gomes 4; DiFelice 2.
RBI: Gomes (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crawford; Bartlett; Gomes 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bartlett (1, 2nd base off Mussina/Molina).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5020001.185
Jeter, SS1100001.208
  Ensberg, 1B3110002.250
Abreu, RF3332100.400
Rodriguez, 3B4111014.320
Matsui, DH4022000.375
Cano, 2B4011001.185
Betemit, 1B-SS4000033.111
Cabrera, CF3000100.286
Molina, C4010012.308
Totals3561162514 

BATTING
2B: Molina (2, Hammel), Matsui (1, Hammel).
3B: Abreu (1, Hammel).
HR: Abreu (1, 1st inning off Hammel, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 2; Ensberg; Abreu 8; Rodriguez; Matsui 3; Cano; Molina 2.
RBI: Abreu 2 (4), Rodriguez (5), Matsui 2 (6), Cano (1).
2-out RBI: Matsui; Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Molina; Betemit.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Cano (3, throw).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hammel (L, 0-1)6.08441216.00
Dohmann 1.03221207.71
Glover 1.00000100.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 1-1)6.02111313.09
Bruney (H, 1)1.00000000.00
Farnsworth 1.00000102.70
Hawkins 1.010011021.00

WP: Hawkins.
IBB: Cabrera (by Hammel).
HBP: Aybar (by Bruney).
Pitches-strikes: Hammel 88-55, Dohmann 36-22, Glover 12-9, Mussina 82-52, Bruney 13-10, Farnsworth 11-9, Hawkins 22-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hammel 11-5, Dohmann 0-1, Glover 2-0, Mussina 11-4, Bruney 1-2, Farnsworth 1-1, Hawkins 2-0.
Batters faced: Hammel 27, Dohmann 7, Glover 3, Mussina 22, Bruney 4, Farnsworth 3, Hawkins 5.
Umpires: HP: James Hoye. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 48 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:53.
Att: 41,302.

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