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Sloppy Game 1 loss
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Rays 7, Yankees 1
Cody Ransom reacts after fanning in the second inning on Saturday. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
Derek Jeter had three hits, but his day was one of the few bright spots against Rays starter James Shields, as the Yankees dropped the opener of a split twin bill. Mike Mussina took the loss, yielding five runs on eight hits over five frames.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (88-57)
Won 3
Tampa Bay 7, NY Yankees 1   NYY
NY Yankees (77-70)
Lost 2
September 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 0   7 13 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 8 1
Standings thru 9/13/08  |  Recap: TB | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Yankees stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .279
Zobrist, 2B 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .222
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 1 0 2 1 1 .247
Baldelli, DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 .281
  a-Aybar, W, PH-DH 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260
Longoria, 3B 5 1 2 2 0 1 3 .280
Gomes, J, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .178
  Gross, RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .242
Perez, F, CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .222
Hernandez, M, C 5 1 1 0 0 2 4 .200
Ruggiano, LF 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 .222
Totals 40 7 13 6 3 10 21  

a-Singled for Baldelli in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Ruggiano 2 (4, Mussina, Giese), Zobrist (7, Mussina).
TB: Bartlett; Hernandez, M; Gross; Longoria 2; Ruggiano 5; Pena, C; Zobrist 2; Aybar, W; Perez, F 2.
RBI: Ruggiano 2 (5), Bartlett (30), Longoria 2 (73), Zobrist (19).
2-out RBI: Ruggiano 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett; Perez, F; Longoria; Hernandez, M.
SF: Zobrist.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ruggiano (2, 2nd base off Mussina/Molina, J).

FIELDING
DP: (Zobrist-Bartlett-Pena, C).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .304
  Betemit, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Jeter, SS 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .299
  Moeller, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
Abreu, RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .298
Nady, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .317
Giambi, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .248
Matsui, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .293
Ransom, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .500
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
Molina, J, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
  a-Gardner, B, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
Totals 34 1 8 1 0 6 15  

a-Grounded out for Molina, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Abreu (37, Shields).
HR: Abreu (17, 9th inning off Miller, T, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Giambi; Jeter 3; Damon; Abreu 6; Nady.
RBI: Abreu (88).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nady 2; Cano 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Giambi (8, throw).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields (W, 13-8) 8.0 5 0 0 0 6 0 3.50
Miller, T 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 1 4.38
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mussina (L, 17-9) 5.0 8 5 5 2 7 0 3.63
Giese 2.0 3 2 1 0 2 0 3.02
Rasner 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.38
Britton 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.86

IBB: Pena, C (by Mussina).
HBP: Molina, J (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 106-70, Miller, T 22-17, Mussina 100-63, Giese 33-25, Rasner 16-8, Britton 19-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Shields 8-7, Miller, T 1-0, Mussina 3-4, Giese 3-2, Rasner 1-1, Britton 1-2.
Batters faced: Shields 29, Miller, T 6, Mussina 25, Giese 10, Rasner 4, Britton 5.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Kevin Causey. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 2:59.
Att: 25,811.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
September 13, 2008
September 13, 2008

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