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Bombers sliding
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Tigers 4, Yankees 2
Nick Swisher is unable to grab Magglio Ordonez's homer in the sixth inning. (Carlos Osorio/AP)
The Yankees couldn't ask for much more from their ace, CC Sabathia, who notched his first complete game of the season, but the offense was stymied by the Tigers' Justin Verlander as the Bombers lost their fourth successive game.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/27: DET 4, NYY 2
  • Tue. 04/28: NYY 11, DET 0
  • Wed. 04/29: NYY 8, DET 6
NYY
NY Yankees (9-10)
Lost 4
Detroit 4, NY Yankees 2   DET
Detroit (11-8)
Won 3
April 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 10 0
Detroit
1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X   4 6 0
Standings thru 4/27/09  |  Recap: NYY | DET  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Tigers stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .296
Damon, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .220
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .278
Cano, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .380
Swisher, RF 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .284
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .297
Molina, J, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .280
  a-Posada, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
Pena, R, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .235
Totals 36 2 10 1 0 10 20  

a-Grounded into a double play for Molina, J in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (5, Rodney).
TB: Pena, R 2; Cano 3; Teixeira; Matsui; Jeter; Swisher; Molina, J; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Swisher (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, Me; Damon; Matsui.
GIDP: Posada.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Pena, R-Cano-Teixeira).
Pickoffs: Sabathia (Inge at 1st base).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .250
Polanco, 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .269
Ordonez, RF 3 1 1 2 0 1 1 .260
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 .380
Guillen, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .212
Laird, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320
Inge, 3B 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .328
Raburn, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Everett, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Totals 28 4 6 4 0 7 3  

BATTING
2B: Polanco 2 (9, Sabathia, Sabathia).
HR: Ordonez (2, 6th inning off Sabathia, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Inge; Cabrera, M; Polanco 4; Granderson; Ordonez 4.
RBI: Cabrera, M (14), Polanco (13), Ordonez 2 (9).
2-out RBI: Cabrera, M.
GIDP: Raburn.
Team RISP: 2-for-3.
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING
CS: Inge (2, 2nd base by Sabathia/Molina, J).
PO: Inge (1st base by Sabathia).

FIELDING
DP: (Inge-Polanco-Cabrera, M).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (L, 1-2) 8.0 6 4 4 0 7 1 4.73
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Verlander (W, 1-2) 7.0 7 0 0 0 9 0 6.75
Seay (H, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Rodney 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 5.63

Verlander pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

HBP: Inge (by Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 99-70, Verlander 110-79, Seay 13-8, Rodney 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 8-5, Verlander 3-7, Seay 0-2, Rodney 1-1.
Batters faced: Sabathia 29, Verlander 28, Seay 3, Rodney 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Seay 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 19 mph, R to L.
T: 2:19.
Att: 28,784.
Venue: Comerica Park.
April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009

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