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Mussina steps up
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Yankees 2, Rays 1
Morgan Ensberg reacts after tagging out Cliff Floyd at third to end the second inning. (AP)
Mike Mussina beat the Rays for the 18th time in his career, tossing 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball to win his fifth straight start and snap the Yankees' two-game skid to the Rays. Robinson Cano had four of New York's seven hits, including an RBI single in the fourth inning.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (20-21)
Won 1
NY Yankees 2, Tampa Bay 1   TB
Tampa Bay (23-17)
Lost 1
May 14, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 7 1
Standings thru 5/14/08  |  Recap: NYY | TB  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rays stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4000012.264
Abreu, RF4011011.286
Jeter, SS4000021.297
Giambi, 1B3000110.188
Matsui, DH4110011.317
Cano, 2B4041000.205
Cabrera, CF4000013.261
Ensberg, 3B3110102.224
  Gonzalez, 3B0000000.290
Molina, C1000000.200
Totals312722710 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (7, Shields), Abreu (8, Shields).
TB: Abreu 2; Matsui 2; Cano 4; Ensberg.
RBI: Cano (12), Abreu (24).
2-out RBI: Cano; Abreu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ensberg 2; Jeter; Abreu.
S: Molina 2.
GIDP: Matsui.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Cano (3, 2nd base by Miller/Navarro).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cabrera (Floyd at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano, Jeter-Cano-Giambi).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B3000110.258
Crawford, LF4000011.281
Upton, CF4000021.279
Pena, 1B4020010.218
Longoria, 3B3100112.216
Floyd, DH4020000.407
Navarro, C3021000.387
Gross, RF3010012.218
Bartlett, SS3000011.237
Totals31171287 

BATTING
2B: Gross (5, Mussina).
TB: Pena 2; Floyd 2; Navarro 2; Gross 2.
RBI: Navarro (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Pena (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Bartlett-Pena, Navarro-Bartlett).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 6-3)6.15111403.99
Ohlendorf (H, 2)0.22000004.56
Chamberlain (H, 10)1.00001302.60
Rivera (S, 11)1.00000100.53
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (L, 4-3)7.16222603.05
Miller 1.11000104.26
Reyes 0.10000008.44

Pitches-strikes: Mussina 87-52, Ohlendorf 7-4, Chamberlain 20-13, Rivera 9-8, Shields 102-67, Miller 16-11, Reyes 6-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mussina 9-5, Ohlendorf 0-1, Chamberlain 0-0, Rivera 1-1, Shields 12-4, Miller 2-0, Reyes 0-1.
Batters faced: Mussina 23, Ohlendorf 3, Chamberlain 4, Rivera 3, Shields 31, Miller 3, Reyes 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohlendorf 1-1, Miller 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:44.
Att: 20,936.

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