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Darrell outdueled
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Royals 2, Yankees 1
Jason Giambi struck out twice on Friday night. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
Darrell Rasner pitched his longest outing of the season, giving up two runs on nine hits in eight innings, but the Yankees' lineup couldn't support him, as Melky Cabrera's seventh-inning single that drove in Robinson Cano provided the only run.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (24-37)
Won 1
Kansas City 2, NY Yankees 1   NYY
NY Yankees (30-31)
Lost 1
June 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   2 10 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 10 0
Standings thru 6/6/08  |  Recap: KC | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Yankees stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, LF4011001.300
Grudzielanek, 2B3010001.294
Gordon, 3B4000022.263
Guillen, RF4120001.253
Olivo, DH4030010.299
Teahen, 1B4010004.258
Buck, C4000024.250
Aviles, M, SS3120000.333
  Pena, SS1000001.155
Gathright, CF2000011.247
Totals3321010615 

BATTING
2B: Aviles, M 2 (2, Rasner, Rasner), Olivo (14, Rasner), Grudzielanek (13, Rasner), Guillen (20, Rasner).
TB: DeJesus; Grudzielanek 2; Guillen 3; Olivo 4; Teahen; Aviles, M 4.
RBI: DeJesus (26).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Grudzielanek; Buck; Gordon; Pena.
S: Gathright.
GIDP: Buck; Teahen.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Teahen (2, 2nd base off Ramirez/Moeller).
CS: DeJesus (5, 2nd base by Rasner/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Aviles, M-Grudzielanek-Teahen).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5000003.308
Jeter, SS4010000.281
Abreu, RF4020010.288
Rodriguez, 3B4020013.299
Matsui, DH4010012.332
Giambi, 1B3000123.253
Cano, 2B4120011.227
Molina, C1000001.220
  a-Betemit, PH1000001.255
  Moeller, C0000000.254
  b-Posada, PH1000010.299
Cabrera, CF4021001.271
Totals3511011715 

a-Flied out for Molina in the 7th. b-Struck out for Moeller in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cano 2 (13, Davies, Davies), Rodriguez (14, Davies).
TB: Jeter; Abreu 2; Rodriguez 3; Matsui; Cano 4; Cabrera 2.
RBI: Cabrera (27).
2-out RBI: Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon; Matsui; Giambi.
S: Molina.
GIDP: Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Giambi, Rodriguez-Cano-Giambi).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies (W, 2-0)6.27111301.54
Mahay (H, 8)1.12000202.20
Soria (S, 13)1.01000201.03
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rasner (L, 3-3)8.09220402.58
Ramirez 1.01000202.65

WP: Ramirez.
HBP: Grudzielanek (by Rasner).
Pitches-strikes: Davies 104-65, Mahay 26-16, Soria 20-14, Rasner 118-75, Ramirez 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Davies 9-8, Mahay 0-2, Soria 1-0, Rasner 13-6, Ramirez 0-1.
Batters faced: Davies 27, Mahay 6, Soria 4, Rasner 31, Ramirez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:10.
Att: 52,187.

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