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CC, Grandy punctuate Yankees' sweep of A's

CC Sabathia allowed just one hit while hurling eight dominant innings for his MLB-best 19th win, and Curtis Granderson homered twice to lead the Yankees to their sixth straight victory and a sweep of the Athletics.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4000013.266
Davis, R, LF4000003.266
Suzuki, K, DH2000111.247
Kouzmanoff, 3B4000012.258
Ellis, M, 2B4010001.256
Carson, M, RF3000011.174
b-Cust, PH1000001.271
Larish, 1B2000001.225
Powell, C1000201.215
Pennington, SS2000001.251
a-Barton, PH1000012.283
Tolleson, SS0000000.286
Totals280103517.254
a-Struck out for Pennington in the 8th. b-Flied out for Carson, M in the 9th.
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4110014.266
Swisher, RF1000001.295
Granderson, CF3223000.249
Teixeira, 1B3010111.269
Cano, 2B3000112.321
Thames, M, DH2000020.304
a-Berkman, PH-DH2110002.241
Posada, C3121100.265
Kearns, LF-RF3011103.269
Nunez, 3B4010003.286
Pena, R, 3B0000000.221
Gardner, B, CF-LF3000112.284
Totals315955618.270
a-Grounded out for Thames, M in the 6th.
BATTING
TB: Ellis, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Suzuki, K; Davis, R.
GIDP: Pennington.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Blevins (1, fielding), Powell (4, throw).
Outfield assists: Carson, M (Teixeira at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: Braden (Cano at 1st base), Blevins (Jeter at 1st base).

BATTING
HR: Posada (17, 2nd inning off Braden, 0 on, 1 out), Granderson 2 (17, 6th inning off Blevins, 0 on, 1 out; 7th inning off Wuertz, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Nunez; Posada 5; Teixeira; Jeter; Kearns; Berkman; Granderson 8.
RBI: Posada (51), Granderson 3 (45), Kearns (49).
2-out RBI: Granderson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Gardner, B; Kearns 2; Jeter 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Nunez (3, 2nd base off Wuertz/Powell).
CS: Jeter (5, 2nd base by Blevins/Powell).
PO: Cano (1st base by Braden), Jeter (1st base by Blevins).

FIELDING
E: Posada (8, throw).
DP: (Nunez-Cano-Teixeira).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Braden(L, 9-10)5.02112413.23
Blevins0.11111013.83
Wuertz1.12221014.81
Rodriguez, H0.11000004.34
James1.03111209.00
Totals8.09555633.56
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia(W, 19-5)8.01003503.02
Albaladejo1.00000002.45
Totals9.01003503.86
Braden pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

IBB: Posada (by Wuertz).
HBP: Larish (by Sabathia), Suzuki, K (by Albaladejo), Jeter (by Braden).
Pitches-strikes: Braden 79-49, Blevins 12-7, Wuertz 19-12, Rodriguez, H 9-6, James 28-17, Sabathia 95-58, Albaladejo 11-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Braden 5-4, Blevins 1-0, Wuertz 4-0, Rodriguez, H 0-0, James 1-0, Sabathia 13-3, Albaladejo 1-2.
Batters faced: Braden 19, Blevins 3, Wuertz 7, Rodriguez, H 1, James 7, Sabathia 29, Albaladejo 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Blevins 1-1, Wuertz 2-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 92 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:45.
Att: 44,644.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
September 2, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media