To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Harrison, Davis shine
Photos
Rangers 8, Yankees 6
Chris Davis follows through on his three-run double in the seventh inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
In his first career start against the Yankees, Matt Harrison allowed just two runs in 6 1/3 innings, letting the offense -- namely, Josh Hamilton's two-run homer and Chris Davis' three-run double -- carry him to his third victory of the year.
Complete story >  
Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (61-52)
Lost 2
Texas 8, NY Yankees 6   TEX
Texas (60-54)
Won 3
August 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0   6 6 1
Texas
2 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 X   8 8 0
Standings thru 8/5/08  |  Recap: NYY | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rangers stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF3111211.316
Jeter, SS3001105.279
Abreu, RF4110121.290
Rodriguez, A, 3B3100002.319
Nady, DH4010023.335
Cano, 2B1200301.262
Sexson, 1B4124002.226
Molina, C2000000.235
  a-Giambi, PH0000100.256
  1-Rodriguez, I, PR-C1000000.291
Christian, CF2010000.281
  b-Cabrera, PH-CF1000003.242
Totals286668518 

a-Walked for Molina in the 7th. b-Popped out for Christian in the 7th.
1-Ran for Giambi in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Sexson (9, Harrison, M).
3B: Damon (4, Harrison, M).
HR: Sexson (12, 8th inning off Wilson, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 3; Abreu; Nady; Sexson 6; Christian.
RBI: Jeter (51), Damon (47), Sexson 4 (36).
2-out RBI: Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter 2.
SF: Jeter.
GIDP: Jeter; Rodriguez, A 2.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Christian (6, 2nd base off Harrison, M/Laird), Rodriguez, A (16, 2nd base off Harrison, M/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Cano (9, fielding).
DP: (Rodriguez, A-Cano-Sexson).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5000026.314
Laird, C5000023.306
Young, SS3100220.290
Hamilton, DH4112031.305
Byrd, CF4330101.263
Murphy, RF4121012.273
Boggs, LF2210201.248
Davis, C, 1B2014111.289
Metcalf, 3B2001001.000
  a-Vazquez, PH-3B0000200.322
Totals3188881116 

a-Walked for Metcalf in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Davis, C (10, Bruney).
3B: Boggs (3, Pettitte).
HR: Hamilton (27, 1st inning off Pettitte, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Hamilton 4; Byrd 3; Murphy 2; Boggs 3; Davis, C 2.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (108), Metcalf (1), Davis, C 4 (26), Murphy (74).
2-out RBI: Hamilton 2; Davis, C 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Laird 2; Kinsler.
SF: Davis, C.
GIDP: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Byrd 2 (4, 2nd base off Pettitte/Molina, 2nd base off Pettitte/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Metcalf-Kinsler, Metcalf-Davis, C, Metcalf-Kinsler-Davis, C, Vazquez-Kinsler-Davis, C).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (L, 12-9)5.06553514.34
Robertson 1.21223405.51
Bruney 0.11112101.93
Veras 1.00000102.56
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harrison, M (W, 3-2)6.15223306.46
Rupe (H, 2)0.20002003.80
Wilson 0.11442116.02
Wright (H, 13)0.20000004.82
Guardado (S, 3)1.00001103.02

Pettitte pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Pettitte, Robertson.
IBB: Davis, C (by Robertson).
HBP: Hamilton (by Veras), Rodriguez, A (by Harrison, M), Rodriguez, A (by Wilson), Cabrera (by Wright).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 104-62, Robertson 44-22, Bruney 16-6, Veras 9-8, Harrison, M 105-62, Rupe 18-6, Wilson 22-10, Wright 15-9, Guardado 17-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 7-3, Robertson 1-0, Bruney 0-0, Veras 1-1, Harrison, M 9-6, Rupe 0-2, Wilson 0-0, Wright 1-1, Guardado 2-0.
Batters faced: Pettitte 24, Robertson 9, Bruney 4, Veras 4, Harrison, M 25, Rupe 4, Wilson 5, Wright 3, Guardado 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Robertson 1-0, Bruney 2-2, Rupe 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 93 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:27.
Att: 34,473.
August 5, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
Below is an advertisement.