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Garza cruises at home
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Rays 7, Yankees 1
Matt Garza pumps his fist after getting out of a sixth-inning jam unscathed. (AP)
Matt Garza tossed seven scoreless innings to earn his first win -- and the Rays' 10th straight -- at Tropicana Field. Jonny Gomes had a pair of steals and three runs scored, while Dioner Navarro and Jason Bartlett had two RBIs apiece as Tampa Bay moved to within a half-game of first place.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (19-20)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 7, NY Yankees 1   TB
Tampa Bay (22-16)
Won 5
May 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 6 0
Tampa Bay
0 1 0 4 1 0 1 0 X   7 13 0
Standings thru 5/12/08  |  Recap: NYY | TB  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rays stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4001002.274
Jeter, SS3010100.309
Abreu, RF4000023.295
Matsui, DH3000130.323
Giambi, 1B3000001.177
Cabrera, CF4010001.270
Cano, 2B3010002.188
Molina, C3110002.214
Gonzalez, 3B3020001.310
Totals301612512 

BATTING
2B: Molina (8, Glover).
TB: Jeter; Cabrera; Cano; Molina 2; Gonzalez 2.
RBI: Damon (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu.
GIDP: Molina 2; Abreu.
Team LOB: 5.

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5021020.258
Crawford, LF4010122.288
Upton, CF4010102.295
Pena, 1B5010015.209
Longoria, 3B4220122.223
Gomes, DH4321002.225
Navarro, C3032000.362
Hinske, RF3101103.257
  Gross, RF0000000.207
Bartlett, SS4112002.248
Totals3671374718 

BATTING
2B: Longoria (4, Pettitte).
3B: Bartlett (1, Pettitte).
TB: Iwamura 2; Crawford; Upton; Pena; Longoria 3; Gomes 2; Navarro 3; Bartlett 3.
RBI: Navarro 2 (12), Gomes (10), Bartlett 2 (8), Iwamura (12), Hinske (17).
2-out RBI: Navarro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena 2; Bartlett; Longoria.
S: Navarro.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomes 2 (4, 2nd base off Pettitte/Molina, 3rd base off Pettitte/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Bartlett-Iwamura-Pena 2, Longoria-Iwamura-Pena).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (L, 3-4)4.08552504.40
Britton 2.01112001.93
Veras 1.24110102.45
Ramirez 0.10000100.00
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garza (W, 2-1)7.05001303.86
Glover 1.01111102.31
Miller 1.00000104.76

WP: Veras.
HBP: Giambi (by Garza).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 81-50, Britton 33-19, Veras 31-22, Ramirez 4-4, Garza 108-68, Glover 28-20, Miller 8-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 5-2, Britton 2-4, Veras 3-1, Ramirez 0-0, Garza 7-11, Glover 2-0, Miller 0-2.
Batters faced: Pettitte 22, Britton 9, Veras 9, Ramirez 1, Garza 25, Glover 5, Miller 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:01.
Att: 13,932.

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