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Offense erupts
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Yankees 12, Rangers 3
Manager Joe Girardi chats with Mark Teixeira after he was hit by a pitch in the fourth. (AP)
Hit by a pitch for the second time, Mark Teixeira made an aggressive slide to spark the Yankees' seven-run fourth inning, the first run being the 1,500th of Derek Jeter's career. A half-inning earlier, Jorge Posada's wide throw snapped a record errorless streak, but he made up for it with a three-run homer in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (30-21)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 12, Texas 3   NYY
NY Yankees (31-21)
Won 2
June 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 0
NY Yankees
0 2 0 7 0 3 0 0 X   12 13 1
Standings thru 6/2/09  |  Recap: TEX | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Yankees stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .277
Young, M, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .333
  1-Vizquel, PR-3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Blalock, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .258
Cruz, N, RF 4 1 1 3 0 2 2 .295
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .237
Byrd, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .302
  Boggs, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .189
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .255
Andrus, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .277
Totals 35 3 8 3 1 9 13  

1-Ran for Young, M in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Blalock (11, Burnett, AJ).
HR: Cruz, N (15, 3rd inning off Burnett, AJ, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler; Blalock 2; Saltalamacchia; Cruz, N 4; Young, M; Byrd; Murphy, Dv 2.
RBI: Cruz, N 3 (39).
2-out RBI: Cruz, N 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N; Saltalamacchia; Davis, C; Young, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (11, 2nd base off Burnett, AJ/Posada), Murphy, Dv (3, 2nd base off Burnett, AJ/Posada), Andrus (7, 2nd base off Burnett, AJ/Posada).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Posada at 3rd base).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 3 0 1 0 2 .319
  Swisher, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Damon, LF 3 1 1 1 2 1 3 .301
Teixeira, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .279
  a-Pena, R, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 2 0 1 1 0 7 .250
  b-Berroa, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133
Cano, 2B 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .310
Posada, C 5 2 3 4 0 2 0 .313
Matsui, DH 5 2 2 3 0 1 0 .268
Cabrera, Me, RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .314
Gardner, B, CF 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 .270
Totals 35 12 13 11 6 4 18  

a-Flied out for Teixeira in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Rodriguez, Al in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Matsui (8, 4th inning off Holland, D, 2 on, 2 out), Posada (7, 6th inning off Madrigal, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Posada 6; Cano 2; Matsui 5; Jeter 3; Damon; Gardner, B; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Gardner, B (9), Damon (32), Rodriguez, Al (20), Cano (32), Posada 4 (25), Matsui 3 (22).
2-out RBI: Gardner, B; Cano; Posada; Matsui 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Rodriguez, Al 2; Damon.
SAC: Gardner, B.
Team RISP: 6-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Posada (2, throw).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla (L, 3-3) 3.2 7 7 7 4 1 0 5.57
Holland, D 1.1 3 2 2 0 1 1 6.33
Madrigal 1.0 3 3 3 2 1 1 10.13
Benson 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.10
Guardado 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.05
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett, AJ (W, 4-2) 7.0 8 3 3 1 8 1 4.69
Tomko 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
Veras 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.65

Balk: Padilla.
HBP: Andrus (by Burnett, AJ), Teixeira (by Padilla), Teixeira (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 89-46, Holland, D 23-15, Madrigal 39-23, Benson 11-8, Guardado 15-10, Burnett, AJ 111-71, Tomko 11-9, Veras 18-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Padilla 8-0, Holland, D 2-1, Madrigal 1-0, Benson 2-1, Guardado 0-1, Burnett, AJ 3-8, Tomko 0-2, Veras 1-0.
Batters faced: Padilla 23, Holland, D 7, Madrigal 8, Benson 3, Guardado 3, Burnett, AJ 31, Tomko 3, Veras 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Holland, D 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:08.
Att: 43,948.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
June 2, 2009
June 2, 2009

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