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Yanks' skid over
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Yankees 11, Tigers 0
Phil Hughes picked up his first victory since Sept. 27, 2007. (Carlos Osorio/AP)
Behind a 10-run seventh inning, which was capped by Jose Molina's second career grand slam, and Phil Hughes' strong start in his return to the Majors, the Yankees beat the Tigers in the middle game of the series to end their four-game slide.
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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 (10-10)
Won 1
NY Yankees 11, Detroit 0   DET
Detroit (11-9)
Lost 1
April 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1   11 12 0
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Standings thru 4/28/09  |  Recap: NYY | DET  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Tigers stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .294
Damon, LF 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .286
  Gardner, B, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .206
Matsui, DH 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .288
Cano, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .381
Swisher, RF-LF 3 3 2 1 2 0 0 .300
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 3 2 2 1 2 1 2 .325
Molina, J, C 4 1 1 4 0 0 2 .276
Pena, R, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211
  a-Posada, PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .279
  1-Berroa, PR-3B 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Totals 37 11 12 10 6 4 14  

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Pena, R in the 7th.
1-Ran for Posada in the 7th.

BATTING
3B: Matsui (1, Jackson, E).
HR: Molina, J (1, 7th inning off Lyon, 3 on, 2 out), Swisher (5, 9th inning off Rincon, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Berroa; Cano 2; Matsui 4; Jeter; Damon; Swisher 5; Molina, J 4; Cabrera, Me 2.
RBI: Posada (14), Damon (8), Matsui (5), Cano (16), Cabrera, Me (8), Molina, J 4 (5), Swisher (15).
2-out RBI: Matsui; Cano; Cabrera, Me; Molina, J 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon 2; Cabrera, Me; Cano 2.
SAC: Molina, J.
SF: Posada.
GIDP: Berroa.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (4, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Laird).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .241
Polanco, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .268
  1-Santiago, R, PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Ordonez, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
  Raburn, RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .378
Guillen, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .214
Laird, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .296
Inge, 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .318
Anderson, J, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .351
Everett, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .233
Totals 31 0 4 0 3 7 13  

1-Ran for Polanco in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Polanco (10, Ramirez, E).
TB: Cabrera, M; Guillen; Polanco 2; Anderson, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge; Anderson, J 2; Cabrera, M; Everett.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Anderson, J (1, fielding).
DP: (Inge-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hughes, P (W, 1-0) 6.0 2 0 0 2 6 0 0.00
Melancon 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Ramirez, E 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.48
Veras 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.73
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E 6.0 4 0 0 1 4 0 2.25
Perry (L, 0-1) 0.1 1 4 2 2 0 0 4.05
Robertson, N 0.1 3 4 4 1 0 0 9.00
Lyon 1.1 2 2 2 2 0 1 4.91
Rincon 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 6.48

HBP: Cabrera, M (by Hughes, P), Inge (by Veras).
Pitches-strikes: Hughes, P 99-58, Melancon 11-7, Ramirez, E 17-9, Veras 23-15, Jackson, E 117-76, Perry 18-8, Robertson, N 23-12, Lyon 33-19, Rincon 9-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hughes, P 6-3, Melancon 2-0, Ramirez, E 0-0, Veras 1-1, Jackson, E 4-6, Perry 1-0, Robertson, N 0-0, Lyon 2-1, Rincon 1-1.
Batters faced: Hughes, P 23, Melancon 3, Ramirez, E 5, Veras 5, Jackson, E 23, Perry 5, Robertson, N 5, Lyon 8, Rincon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Robertson, N 2-2, Lyon 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 53 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:23.
Att: 25,519.
Venue: Comerica Park.
April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009

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