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Yankees 10, Rays 2
Alex Rodriguez set a new American League record with seven RBIs in one inning. (AP)
The Yankees closed the regular season with a resounding victory, scoring 10 runs in a sixth inning that included two homers by Alex Rodriguez, whose first shot was New York's 243rd this season, a new franchise record. Joba Chamberlain pitched one scoreless inning of relief.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (103-59)
Won 1
NY Yankees 10, Tampa Bay 2   TB
Tampa Bay (84-78)
Lost 1
October 4, 2009
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NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0   10 12 0
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 7 2
Standings thru 10/4/09  |  Recap: NYY | TB  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .334
  Hairston, J, SS-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .251
Damon, LF 4 1 2 2 0 1 2 .282
  2-Gardner, B, PR-CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .270
Teixeira, 1B 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 .292
  3-Miranda, PR-1B 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 .333
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 2 3 7 0 0 1 .286
  Hinske, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
Matsui, DH 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274
  1-Guzman, F, PR-DH-LF 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Swisher, RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .249
  4-Duncan, PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .320
  Pena, R, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287
Cabrera, Me, CF-LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .274
  Coke, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hughes, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Cervelli, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .298
  Rivera, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Molina, J, C 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .217
Totals 40 10 12 9 3 8 23  

a-Flied out for Hughes, P in the 9th.
1-Ran for Matsui in the 6th. 2-Ran for Damon in the 6th. 3-Ran for Teixeira in the 6th. 4-Ran for Swisher in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Damon 2 (36, Davis, W, Sonnanstine), Molina, J (4, Thayer), Swisher (35, Bennett).
HR: Rodriguez, Al 2 (30, 6th inning off Davis, W, 2 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Sonnanstine, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Matsui; Jeter 2; Damon 4; Hairston, J; Rodriguez, Al 9; Swisher 2; Molina, J 2; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al 7 (100), Damon 2 (82).
2-out RBI: Damon 2; Rodriguez, Al 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher 2; Hinske; Cervelli.
Team RISP: 5-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Guzman, F (4, 2nd base off Davis, W/Zaun).

FIELDING
PB: Molina, J (3).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .241
  Perez, F, CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .206
Brignac, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .278
Longoria, 3B 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 .281
  Riggans, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
Zobrist, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .297
Aybar, W, 1B-3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .253
Burrell, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .221
Zaun, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260
  Richard, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105
Gross, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .227
Kapler, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .239
Totals 34 2 7 1 1 8 12  

BATTING
2B: Zobrist 2 (28, Burnett, AJ, Burnett, AJ).
HR: Longoria (33, 1st inning off Burnett, AJ, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Longoria 6; Kapler; Zobrist 4; Zaun.
RBI: Longoria (113).
2-out RBI: Longoria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aybar, W 4.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Zaun (6, catcher interference), Sonnanstine (3, fielding).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett, AJ (W, 13-9) 5.0 7 2 1 1 3 1 4.04
Robertson, D 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.30
Chamberlain 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.75
Coke 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Hughes, P 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.03
Rivera 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.76
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davis, W (L, 2-2) 5.0 6 5 3 2 5 1 3.72
Sonnanstine 1.0 3 5 0 1 1 1 6.77
Thayer 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.61
Bennett 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.01

Davis, W pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Teixeira (by Sonnanstine).
Pitches-strikes: Burnett, AJ 84-55, Robertson, D 14-10, Chamberlain 7-5, Coke 9-6, Hughes, P 7-5, Rivera 11-7, Davis, W 98-64, Sonnanstine 27-19, Thayer 33-20, Bennett 7-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Burnett, AJ 8-3, Robertson, D 2-0, Chamberlain 0-1, Coke 0-1, Hughes, P 0-0, Rivera 2-0, Davis, W 4-4, Sonnanstine 2-1, Thayer 2-2, Bennett 1-2.
Batters faced: Burnett, AJ 23, Robertson, D 3, Chamberlain 3, Coke 2, Hughes, P 1, Rivera 3, Davis, W 24, Sonnanstine 8, Thayer 8, Bennett 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Sonnanstine 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:57.
Att: 28,699.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
October 4, 2009
October 4, 2009

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