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Yanks sweep series
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Yankees 5, Rays 3
All three of Hideki Matsui's homers this year have come against the Rays. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
With seven effective innings, Andy Pettitte ran his Tropicana Field winning streak to seven games, supported by Hideki Matsui, who homered and drove in a pair. Derek Jeter and Bobby Abreu added RBI singles.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (8-7)
Won 2
NY Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 3   TB
Tampa Bay (6-8)
Lost 2
April 15, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0   5 8 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0   3 10 0
Standings thru 4/15/08  |  Recap: NYY | TB  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, LF 3 1 0 0 2 1 3 .200
Jeter, SS 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 .303
Abreu, RF 3 1 1 1 2 0 4 .296
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .300
Matsui, DH 5 1 2 2 0 0 3 .314
Giambi, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .094
Cano, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .175
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .300
Moeller, C 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .167
Totals 33 5 8 4 9 7 21  

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez, Al (5, Jackson, E).
HR: Matsui (3, 2nd inning off Jackson, E, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Matsui 5; Jeter 3; Rodriguez, Al 2; Abreu; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Matsui 2 (8), Jeter (4), Abreu (7).
2-out RBI: Jeter; Abreu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al 2; Damon 2; Giambi.
GIDP: Abreu.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (3, 2nd base off Jackson, E/DiFelice).
CS: Abreu (2, 2nd base by Jackson, E/DiFelice).

FIELDING
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Giambi).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, SS 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .191
Crawford, C, LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .226
Pena, C, 1B 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .196
Upton, B, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288
Longoria, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 .333
Gomes, J, DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .296
DiFelice, C 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .429
Ruggiano, RF 2 0 1 0 1 1 2 .333
  a-Hinske, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .313
Johnson, E, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .200
Totals 36 3 10 3 3 7 17  

a-Struck out for Ruggiano in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Bartlett 2; Ruggiano; DiFelice 2; Crawford, C; Pena, C; Johnson, E; Gomes, J 2.
RBI: Gomes, J (6), DiFelice (4), Bartlett (4).
2-out RBI: Gomes, J; DiFelice; Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria; Ruggiano; Crawford, C.
GIDP: Bartlett.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Longoria-Johnson, E-Pena, C).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 2-1) 7.0 9 3 3 3 5 0 3.38
Farnsworth (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.91
Rivera (S, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E (L, 2-1) 5.0 4 5 5 4 4 1 2.84
Howell 2.0 2 0 0 2 3 0 3.52
Miller, T 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.38
Glover 1.1 2 0 0 2 0 0 2.70

WP: Jackson, E.
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 100-66, Farnsworth 10-7, Rivera 13-10, Jackson, E 94-55, Howell 43-27, Miller, T 12-7, Glover 40-18.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 7-5, Farnsworth 1-0, Rivera 1-1, Jackson, E 7-1, Howell 2-1, Miller, T 1-1, Glover 1-2.
Batters faced: Pettitte 32, Farnsworth 3, Rivera 4, Jackson, E 21, Howell 10, Miller, T 3, Glover 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Glover 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:01.
Att: 20,923.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
April 15, 2008
April 15, 2008

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