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Yankees 11, Rays 1
Andy Sonnanstine saw his ERA rise to 7.23 with Monday's loss. (Jared Wickerham/Getty)
Hours after learning they had lost Carlos Pena for the season, the Rays walked away from a twin bill in the Bronx empty-handed, hindered by Andy Sonnanstine's poor effort. B.J. Upton returned to the starting lineup after sustaining a left ankle sprain, but the center fielder went hitless.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (72-66)
Lost 6
NY Yankees 11, Tampa Bay 1   NYY
NY Yankees (89-50)
Won 2
September 7, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
NY Yankees
0 0 8 0 0 3 0 0 X   11 17 0
Standings thru 9/7/09  |  Recap: TB | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Yankees stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Iwamura, 2B 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .293
Gross, RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .245
Longoria, 3B 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 .281
  Kapler, CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .236
Burrell, DH 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 .234
Aybar, W, 1B-3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .252
Zaun, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .262
  Richard, 1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Upton, B, CF 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .237
  Riggans, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
Brignac, SS 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .242
Perez, F, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .188
Totals 33 1 6 1 6 11 23  

BATTING
2B: Gross (16, Burnett, AJ), Longoria (41, Burnett, AJ).
TB: Gross 2; Longoria 3; Aybar, W; Zaun; Iwamura.
RBI: Longoria (102).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun; Iwamura; Upton, B; Riggans; Kapler.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Longoria-Iwamura-Aybar, W, Iwamura-Brignac-Aybar, W, Longoria-Aybar, W).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 0 1 1 0 6 .329
  1-Pena, R, PR-SS-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .283
Damon, LF 6 1 1 1 0 1 6 .288
Teixeira, 1B 4 2 3 4 0 1 0 .282
  Gardner, B, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
Matsui, DH 3 2 2 0 2 0 1 .269
Swisher, RF-1B 2 2 1 0 2 0 1 .251
  a-Hinske, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246
Cano, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .316
  b-Duncan, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 4 2 3 2 0 0 3 .281
  Cervelli, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Hairston, J, 3B-SS 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .257
Molina, J, C-1B 3 0 3 1 2 0 0 .245
Totals 38 11 17 10 9 2 24  

a-Flied out for Swisher in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Cano in the 7th.
1-Ran for Jeter in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (37, Bennett), Hairston, J (22, Bennett).
HR: Teixeira 2 (35, 3rd inning off Sonnanstine, 2 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Bennett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano; Teixeira 10; Matsui 2; Damon; Hairston, J 3; Pena, R; Swisher; Molina, J 3; Cabrera, Me 3.
RBI: Jeter (62), Damon (76), Teixeira 4 (106), Cabrera, Me 2 (58), Hairston, J (38), Molina, J (11).
2-out RBI: Cabrera, Me; Hairston, J; Molina, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter; Cabrera, Me 2; Damon 4.
GIDP: Cano, Jeter, Hairston, J.
Team RISP: 9-for-19.
Team LOB: 12.

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sonnanstine (L, 6-9) 2.2 6 8 8 3 1 1 7.23
Bradford 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.12
Bennett 4.0 8 3 3 5 0 1 4.03
Shouse 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.16
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett, AJ (W, 11-8) 6.0 4 1 1 3 8 0 4.19
Ramirez, E 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.58
Albaladejo 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.20
Dunn, M 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 10.80

Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 72-40, Bradford 7-6, Bennett 85-48, Shouse 22-11, Burnett, AJ 99-64, Ramirez, E 18-11, Albaladejo 16-10, Dunn, M 24-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sonnanstine 4-1, Bradford 0-0, Bennett 8-2, Shouse 2-0, Burnett, AJ 4-6, Ramirez, E 2-0, Albaladejo 2-0, Dunn, M 1-0.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 16, Bradford 3, Bennett 23, Shouse 5, Burnett, AJ 25, Ramirez, E 4, Albaladejo 5, Dunn, M 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Bradford 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:21.
Att: 35,128.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
September 7, 2009
September 7, 2009

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