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Yanks pour it on
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Yankees 18, Rangers 7
Jason Giambi connects for a grand slam in the third inning.  (Kathy Willens/AP)
Jason Giambi clubbed a grand slam and drove in six runs, Alex Rodriguez hit his 535th career homer to pass Jimmie Foxx into 14th place all-time and the Yankees used a nine-run seventh to post a season-high 18 runs in the finale victory.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (44-42)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 18, Texas 7   NYY
NY Yankees (45-40)
Won 1
July 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 3 0 0 4 0 0 0   7 9 2
NY Yankees
0 1 4 0 1 0 9 3 X   18 16 0
Standings thru 7/2/08  |  Recap: TEX | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Yankees stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4110100.323
Young, SS2111000.288
  Vazquez, SS3000002.314
Hamilton, CF3112200.308
Bradley, RF4112012.320
Catalanotto, DH3130100.291
Davis, C, 1B4112003.316
Ramirez, M, C4000022.150
Boggs, LF2110200.257
Duran, 3B4000024.188
Totals337976513 

BATTING
2B: Catalanotto (15, Ponson), Young (23, Ponson).
HR: Bradley (17, 6th inning off Ponson, 1 on, 0 out), Davis, C (3, 6th inning off Ponson, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler; Young 2; Hamilton; Bradley 4; Catalanotto 4; Davis, C 4; Boggs.
RBI: Young (45), Hamilton 2 (82), Bradley 2 (51), Davis, C 2 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, M; Duran.
GIDP: Bradley; Davis, C.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (16, fielding), Duran (5, fielding).
DP: (Kinsler-Vazquez-Davis, C).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF6332002.320
Jeter, SS5110103.279
  Moeller, 1B0000000.254
Abreu, RF5322103.284
Rodriguez, 3B3423200.321
  Gonzalez, 3B-SS1000002.173
Giambi, DH4226001.268
Posada, C3112101.293
  Molina, C1110000.233
Cano, 2B5121004.248
Betemit, 1B-3B4011102.267
Gardner, CF4211102.100
Totals411816187020 

BATTING
2B: Cano (18, Mendoza), Abreu (19, Madrigal), Giambi (13, Madrigal), Posada (12, Madrigal).
HR: Giambi (18, 3rd inning off Mendoza, 3 on, 2 out), Rodriguez (17, 7th inning off Wright, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon 3; Jeter; Abreu 3; Rodriguez 5; Giambi 6; Posada 2; Molina; Cano 3; Betemit; Gardner.
RBI: Cano (35), Giambi 6 (52), Posada 2 (22), Betemit (14), Gardner (1), Damon 2 (37), Rodriguez 3 (47), Abreu 2 (55).
2-out RBI: Cano; Giambi 4; Posada; Rodriguez 3; Damon; Abreu 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betemit; Cano 2; Gonzalez.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner (2, 2nd base off Wright/Ramirez, M).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Cano-Betemit 2, Cano-Jeter-Betemit).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mendoza 4.24612014.64
Benoit 1.10003005.60
Madrigal (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.1566100162.00
Wright 1.27661014.63
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson 5.09773124.18
Ramirez (W, 2-0)2.00001303.10
Farnsworth 1.00002103.89
Hawkins 1.00000005.86

Ponson pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.

WP: Madrigal.
HBP: Giambi (by Mendoza).
Pitches-strikes: Mendoza 88-49, Benoit 31-14, Madrigal 26-15, Wright 42-24, Ponson 83-50, Ramirez 30-20, Farnsworth 24-13, Hawkins 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mendoza 10-4, Benoit 3-1, Madrigal 1-0, Wright 3-2, Ponson 6-7, Ramirez 3-0, Farnsworth 1-1, Hawkins 1-2.
Batters faced: Mendoza 23, Benoit 6, Madrigal 7, Wright 13, Ponson 24, Ramirez 7, Farnsworth 5, Hawkins 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Benoit 3-1, Wright 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:37.
Att: 52,659.

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