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A-Rod hits No. 534
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Rangers 2, Yankees 1
Mike Mussina allowed two runs on five hits over six innings Monday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Alex Rodriguez tied Jimmie Foxx for 14th place on the all-time home run list when he belted his 534th career homer in the fourth inning, but that was the only run the Yankees could manage in the opener, spoiling a solid start by Mike Mussina.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (43-41)
Won 2
Texas 2, NY Yankees 1   NYY
NY Yankees (44-39)
Lost 2
June 30, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Standings thru 6/30/08  |  Recap: TEX | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Yankees stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5110011.321
Young, SS4030001.285
Hamilton, RF3011102.312
Bradley, DH4000045.318
Murphy, LF2100202.270
Byrd, CF4000013.245
Davis, C, 1B4011010.333
Saltalamacchia, C4010021.215
Vazquez, 3B3000111.320
Totals3327241016 

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (26, Mussina), Davis, C (1, Mussina), Young 2 (22, Mussina, Veras).
TB: Kinsler 2; Young 5; Hamilton; Davis, C 2; Saltalamacchia.
RBI: Hamilton (80), Davis, C (4).
2-out RBI: Hamilton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy; Vazquez; Bradley; Byrd.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Saltalamacchia (1, 2nd base by Ramirez/Molina).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gardner, LF3000011.000
  a-Damon, PH-LF1000000.315
Jeter, SS4000011.280
Abreu, RF3000100.283
Rodriguez, A, 3B3111110.322
Giambi, 1B3010100.263
Posada, DH4010013.286
Cano, 2B3000003.242
Cabrera, CF3000002.244
Molina, C3010020.228
Totals301413610 

a-Grounded out for Gardner in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Posada (11, Feldman).
3B: Giambi (1, Feldman).
HR: Rodriguez, A (16, 4th inning off Feldman, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Rodriguez, A 4; Giambi 3; Posada 2; Molina.
RBI: Rodriguez, A (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera 2; Cano; Jeter; Posada.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez, A (11, 2nd base off Feldman/Saltalamacchia), Gardner (1, 2nd base off Feldman/Saltalamacchia).
CS: Abreu (5, 2nd base by Feldman/Saltalamacchia).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Feldman (W, 2-3)5.24113314.38
Francisco (H, 7)1.10000203.66
Wright (H, 10)1.00000103.60
Wilson (S, 18)1.00000004.58
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (L, 10-6)6.05222803.87
Ramirez 1.01000103.33
Veras 1.01001102.84
Giese 1.00001003.32

WP: Veras.
IBB: Murphy (by Veras).
Pitches-strikes: Feldman 105-60, Francisco 18-11, Wright 11-7, Wilson 13-9, Mussina 103-68, Ramirez 9-7, Veras 24-10, Giese 10-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Feldman 9-4, Francisco 2-0, Wright 2-0, Wilson 2-1, Mussina 2-8, Ramirez 1-0, Veras 0-2, Giese 1-2.
Batters faced: Feldman 23, Francisco 4, Wright 3, Wilson 3, Mussina 25, Ramirez 3, Veras 5, Giese 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 53,045.
June 30, 2008

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