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Rays 6, Yankees 2
Yankees ace CC Sabathia gave up six runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 innings. (Mike Carlson/AP)
With their ace left-hander on the mound, the Yankees were confident about their chances vs. the Rays, but CC Sabathia was less than sharp. And for just the second time in their past 12 games, the Bombers lost a contest.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (61-39)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 6, NY Yankees 2   TB
Tampa Bay (55-46)
Won 1
July 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   2 7 2
Tampa Bay
0 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 7/28/09  |  Recap: NYY | TB  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .322
Damon, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .276
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .282
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .252
Matsui, DH 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .256
Posada, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .284
Cano, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .309
Swisher, RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .238
Cabrera, Me, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287
Totals 31 2 7 2 2 4 10  

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (27, Kazmir), Matsui (16, Choate).
TB: Posada; Teixeira 2; Matsui 3; Rodriguez, Al 2; Swisher.
RBI: Matsui 2 (46).
2-out RBI: Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Posada.
GIDP: Jeter, Teixeira.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez, Al (7, 2nd base off Kazmir/Navarro, D).

FIELDING
E: Jeter (5, throw), Rodriguez, Al (6, throw).
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .247
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .311
Longoria, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .276
Zobrist, 2B 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .305
Burrell, DH 3 0 0 0 1 3 2 .223
Pena, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .214
Kapler, RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .246
Navarro, D, C 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .224
Bartlett, SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .332
Totals 32 6 10 5 2 8 11  

BATTING
2B: Kapler (14, Sabathia), Upton, B (27, Sabathia).
3B: Crawford, C (4, Sabathia), Zobrist (5, Sabathia).
HR: Longoria (20, 5th inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bartlett; Longoria 4; Kapler 2; Upton, B 3; Crawford, C 4; Zobrist 4; Navarro, D.
RBI: Navarro, D (26), Crawford, C (45), Longoria (76), Bartlett (42), Upton, B (36).
2-out RBI: Longoria; Bartlett; Upton, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett; Pena, C; Burrell; Crawford, C.
SAC: Zobrist.
SF: Navarro, D.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kapler (Matsui at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Balfour-Bartlett-Pena, C, Longoria-Zobrist-Pena, C).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (L, 10-7) 5.2 9 6 5 2 6 1 3.83
Melancon 2.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.50
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kazmir (W, 5-6) 7.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 6.22
Balfour 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.34
Choate 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2.65
Howell 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.81

Kazmir pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 109-69, Melancon 20-15, Kazmir 113-72, Balfour 5-5, Choate 16-8, Howell 2-2.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 6-2, Melancon 3-2, Kazmir 5-7, Balfour 1-0, Choate 1-0, Howell 0-1.
Batters faced: Sabathia 28, Melancon 8, Kazmir 26, Balfour 2, Choate 4, Howell 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Melancon 1-0, Balfour 1-0, Howell 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:47.
Att: 32,304.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009

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