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Garza, Rays fall
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Yankees 6, Rays 2
Rays starter Matt Garza went seven innings, giving up three runs on eight hits. (Mike Carlson/AP)
The Rays simply had no answers for Joba Chamberlain, who held Tampa Bay scoreless for eight frames. Matt Garza showed brilliance at times, but it certainly wasn't enough for the win, as the Rays dropped the three-game set to the Yanks.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (62-39)
Won 1
NY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 2   TB
Tampa Bay (55-47)
Lost 1
July 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2   6 12 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 6 1
Standings thru 7/29/09  |  Recap: NYY | TB  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .323
Damon, LF 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .272
Teixeira, 1B 3 1 2 2 1 0 2 .285
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .251
Matsui, DH 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .259
  1-Ransom, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Posada, C 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .284
Cano, 2B 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .308
Swisher, RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .239
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .290
Totals 36 6 12 6 3 6 18  

1-Ran for Matsui in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui (17, Garza, M).
3B: Jeter (1, Garza, M).
HR: Cano (16, 6th inning off Garza, M, 0 on, 2 out), Cabrera, Me (9, 9th inning off Wheeler, D, 0 on, 0 out), Teixeira (26, 9th inning off Wheeler, D, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Posada; Cano 4; Teixeira 5; Matsui 3; Jeter 4; Rodriguez, Al; Swisher; Cabrera, Me 5.
RBI: Teixeira 2 (74), Cano 2 (56), Posada (47), Cabrera, Me (36).
2-out RBI: Cano; Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira; Swisher; Rodriguez, Al; Jeter.
GIDP: Rodriguez, Al 2, Swisher.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .313
Longoria, 3B 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .276
Zobrist, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .301
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .215
Burrell, DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .219
Gross, RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .266
Navarro, D, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .223
  a-Aybar, W, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
  Hernandez, M, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .228
Bartlett, SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .336
Totals 32 2 6 2 3 7 8  

a-Lined out for Navarro, D in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pena, C (20, Bruney).
3B: Crawford, C (5, Bruney).
HR: Longoria (21, 9th inning off Bruney, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 2; Longoria 4; Crawford, C 4; Pena, C 2.
RBI: Longoria 2 (78).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro, D; Hernandez, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bartlett (3, 2nd base by Chamberlain/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (10, throw).
DP: 3 (Longoria-Zobrist-Pena, C 2, Zobrist-Bartlett-Pena, C).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain (W, 7-2) 8.0 3 0 0 2 5 0 3.58
Bruney 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 1 6.16
Rivera 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.08
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garza, M (L, 7-8) 7.0 8 3 3 3 5 1 3.69
Shouse 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.87
Cormier 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.98
Wheeler, D 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 2 3.86

Shouse pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Teixeira (by Garza, M).
Pitches-strikes: Chamberlain 101-65, Bruney 15-6, Rivera 14-7, Garza, M 110-63, Shouse 1-1, Cormier 9-7, Wheeler, D 14-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Chamberlain 5-8, Bruney 0-0, Rivera 0-0, Garza, M 5-3, Shouse 0-0, Cormier 2-0, Wheeler, D 0-2.
Batters faced: Chamberlain 28, Bruney 4, Rivera 3, Garza, M 31, Shouse 1, Cormier 3, Wheeler, D 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera 1-0, Cormier 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:50.
Att: 32,398.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009

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