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Kazmir in win column
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Rays 6, Yankees 2
Evan Longoria homered in the fifth for his 20th homer of the season. (Mike Carlson/AP)
Scott Kazmir made it past the seventh inning for the first time all season, and the lefty beat the Yanks to earn his first win in more than two months, a span of eight starts. The Rays also gained a game on the Bombers in the AL East.
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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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