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No. 15 for Moose
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Yankees 3, Rangers 0
Mike Mussina tossed seven shutout innings, giving up eight hits. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Mike Mussina pitched efficiently and escaped out of a couple of jams to beat the Rangers for his AL-lead-tying 15th win, securing a series split for the Yanks. And all he needed was a Derek Jeter solo homer and a Johnny Damon RBI single.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (63-52)
Won 2
NY Yankees 3, Texas 0   TEX
Texas (60-56)
Lost 2
August 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   3 11 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 8 0
Standings thru 8/7/08  |  Recap: NYY | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rangers stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF-LF 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 .318
Jeter, DH 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 .286
Abreu, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .291
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .312
Giambi, 1B 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .255
  1-Cabrera, Me, PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Nady, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .333
  Sexson, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Cano, 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 .266
Betemit, SS 4 2 1 0 0 1 3 .250
Molina, J, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .236
Totals 34 3 11 3 3 5 19  

1-Ran for Giambi in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (24, Wright, J).
HR: Jeter (7, 1st inning off Feldman, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cano 4; Damon 2; Jeter 6; Betemit; Abreu; Nady.
RBI: Jeter 2 (55), Damon (49).
2-out RBI: Damon; Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betemit; Abreu; Nady.
GIDP: Cano, Rodriguez, Al, Damon.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (7, 2nd base off Wright, J/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Mussina-Betemit-Giambi, Betemit-Cano-Giambi, Mussina-Rodriguez, Al-Betemit-Cano).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .313
Catalanotto, DH 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .292
Young, M, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .287
Hamilton, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .302
Byrd, RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .268
Boggs, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .244
Laird, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .296
Davis, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
Vazquez, R, 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .325
Totals 32 0 8 0 1 8 12  

BATTING
2B: Byrd 2 (15, Mussina, Mussina).
TB: Vazquez, R 2; Catalanotto 2; Boggs; Byrd 5.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, M 2; Laird.
GIDP: Young, M, Laird.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Byrd (Jeter at 2nd base).
DP: 3 (Vazquez, R-Kinsler-Davis, C, Young, M-Kinsler-Davis, C, Young, M-Davis, C).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mussina (W, 15-7) 7.0 8 0 0 1 6 0 3.27
Bruney (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.88
Marte (H, 18) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.13
Rivera (S, 28) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.43
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman (L, 4-5) 7.0 7 2 2 2 4 1 4.82
Wright, J 2.0 4 1 1 1 1 0 4.81

IBB: Giambi (by Wright, J).
HBP: Giambi (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 99-66, Bruney 2-2, Marte 5-4, Rivera 8-6, Feldman 103-67, Wright, J 40-25.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mussina 9-2, Bruney 1-0, Marte 0-1, Rivera 1-0, Feldman 10-2, Wright, J 4-0.
Batters faced: Mussina 27, Bruney 1, Marte 2, Rivera 3, Feldman 28, Wright, J 10.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 98 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 2:50.
Att: 44,603.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
August 7, 2008
August 7, 2008

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