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Sonn doesn't shine
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Yankees 5, Rays 3
Andy Sonnanstine allowed just six hits, but four of them were homers. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Andy Sonnanstine didn't allow a homer in his previous start at Yankee Stadium, but that stinginess was nowhere in sight on Monday, when the right-hander surrendered four. The Rays put up a big fourth to tie the score, but the host Yankees regained the lead and never let go.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (29-30)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 3   NYY
NY Yankees (34-23)
Won 2
June 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   3 5 0
NY Yankees
1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 X   5 6 1
Standings thru 6/8/09  |  Recap: TB | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Yankees stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 .216
Crawford, C, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .326
Longoria, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 3 2 .316
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .220
Zobrist, 2B 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .299
Dillon, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 .364
Hernandez, M, C 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .283
Kapler, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 0 .173
Brignac, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .205
  a-Joyce, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Totals 32 3 5 3 4 10 13  

a-Flied out for Brignac in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Kapler (1, 4th inning off Pettitte, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Hernandez, M; Kapler 4; Crawford, C 2; Zobrist.
RBI: Hernandez, M (11), Kapler 2 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dillon 2; Hernandez, M.
GIDP: Dillon.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Zobrist-Brignac-Pena, C, Longoria-Zobrist-Pena, C).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .306
Damon, LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .299
Teixeira, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .286
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .248
Cano, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .300
Posada, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297
Matsui, DH 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .246
Swisher, RF 3 1 2 2 0 0 1 .257
  Gardner, B, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297
Totals 28 5 6 5 3 2 6  

BATTING
HR: Teixeira (18, 1st inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 2 out), Swisher (12, 2nd inning off Sonnanstine, 1 on, 2 out), Damon (12, 6th inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 1 out), Jeter (8, 8th inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano; Teixeira 4; Jeter 4; Damon 4; Swisher 5.
RBI: Teixeira (51), Swisher 2 (35), Damon (34), Jeter (26).
2-out RBI: Teixeira; Swisher 2.
GIDP: Swisher, Rodriguez, Al.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, Al (3, fielding).
DP: (Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sonnanstine (L, 4-6) 7.0 6 5 5 2 1 4 7.00
Choate 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.45
Isringhausen 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.84
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 6-2) 6.0 5 3 2 3 7 1 4.22
Hughes, P (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.30
Coke (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.24
Rivera (S, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.20

Sonnanstine pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Pettitte.
HBP: Pena, C (by Pettitte).
Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 92-56, Choate 9-4, Isringhausen 3-2, Pettitte 104-64, Hughes, P 11-7, Coke 13-7, Rivera 11-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sonnanstine 10-7, Choate 0-0, Isringhausen 1-0, Pettitte 7-2, Hughes, P 2-0, Coke 2-0, Rivera 1-1.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 28, Choate 2, Isringhausen 1, Pettitte 27, Hughes, P 3, Coke 4, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Isringhausen 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Varies.
T: 2:34.
Att: 44,706.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
June 8, 2009
June 8, 2009

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