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Thames and Thames again with clutch hits

A late rally off Cliff Lee inched the Yanks close before Marcus Thames' homer in the eighth pulled them within one run and his RBI single in the ninth sealed the deal. Derek Jeter had three hits, one of which tied the game.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5131012.280
Swisher, RF-1B5000045.293
Thames, M, DH5232021.321
Rodriguez, Al, 3B5011033.264
Cano, 2B4110113.329
Posada, C3000132.255
Kearns, LF-RF4110022.272
Berkman, 1B3011100.238
1-Granderson, PR-CF0100000.239
Gardner, B, CF-LF4121010.282
Totals38712631718.269
1-Ran for Berkman in the 9th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS5120000.276
Young, M, 3B5221001.292
Hamilton, CF5231001.357
Guerrero, DH5010004.296
Cruz, N, RF4010005.313
Murphy, Dv, LF3112111.271
Molina, B, C3000103.243
Moreland, 1B3012121.286
Guzman, C, 2B4000013.264
Totals3761163419.274
BATTING
2B: Rodriguez, Al (27, Lee, Cl), Cano (32, Lee, Cl), Berkman (19, Lee, Cl).
3B: Jeter (2, Lee, Cl).
HR: Thames, M (4, 8th inning off Francisco, F, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano 2; Jeter 5; Kearns; Gardner, B 2; Berkman 2; Rodriguez, Al 2; Thames, M 6.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al (90), Berkman (52), Gardner, B (37), Thames, M 2 (16), Jeter (52).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada; Swisher 2; Cano.
GIDP: Kearns.
Team RISP: 5-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner, B (32, 2nd base off O'Day/Molina, B).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Swisher (Cruz, N at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Swisher-Rodriguez, Al, Jeter-Cano-Berkman).

BATTING
2B: Hamilton 2 (36, Vazquez, Vazquez).
3B: Andrus (3, Rivera).
HR: Young, M (17, 1st inning off Vazquez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Andrus 4; Hamilton 5; Moreland; Guerrero; Cruz, N; Young, M 5; Murphy, Dv.
RBI: Young, M (65), Moreland 2 (3), Hamilton (78), Murphy, Dv 2 (40).
2-out RBI: Moreland 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guzman, C 2; Guerrero.
GIDP: Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Andrus-Guzman, C-Moreland).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez4.18662114.90
Mitre1.20000103.82
Wood, K(W, 2-4)2.02001205.13
Rivera(S, 24)1.01000001.06
Totals9.011663413.87
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lee, Cl6.184401102.57
O'Day(H, 14)0.10000101.17
Oliver, D(H, 12)0.10000102.28
Francisco, F(H, 15)1.01112113.86
Feliz(BS, 3)(L, 3-3)0.12221103.70
Ogando0.11000101.13
Harrison, M0.10000103.90
Totals9.0127731713.80
WP: Wood, K, Lee, Cl, Feliz.
IBB: Murphy, Dv (by Vazquez).
Pitches-strikes: Vazquez 82-49, Mitre 13-8, Wood, K 35-21, Rivera 8-4, Lee, Cl 106-76, O'Day 5-3, Oliver, D 4-3, Francisco, F 27-15, Feliz 21-12, Ogando 11-8, Harrison, M 4-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Vazquez 7-3, Mitre 0-2, Wood, K 1-2, Rivera 2-1, Lee, Cl 5-2, O'Day 0-0, Oliver, D 0-0, Francisco, F 1-0, Feliz 0-0, Ogando 0-0, Harrison, M 0-0.
Batters faced: Vazquez 24, Mitre 4, Wood, K 8, Rivera 4, Lee, Cl 27, O'Day 1, Oliver, D 1, Francisco, F 5, Feliz 4, Ogando 2, Harrison, M 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Mitre 2-0, O'Day 2-0, Oliver, D 2-0, Ogando 2-1, Harrison, M 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 99 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:45.
Att: 48,676.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
August 11, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media