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Yankees knocked from AL East perch

After a disputed Derek Jeter HBP that saw Rays manager Joe Maddon ejected, Curtis Granderson's homer put the Yankees up, but Dan Johnson's second homer gave Tampa Bay the win and first in the AL East.

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NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS4210020.262
Granderson, CF5112021.247
Teixeira, 1B4020100.261
1-Gardner, B, PR0000000.280
Rodriguez, Al, 3B4010112.270
Cano, 2B4031011.322
Berkman, DH3010014.253
a-Thames, M, PH-DH1000011.299
Posada, C2000202.256
Kearns, LF4010036.264
Curtis, RF4000014.204
Totals35310341221.268
a-Struck out for Berkman in the 8th.
1-Ran for Teixeira in the 9th.
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jaso, C4000000.274
Navarro, D, C0000000.200
Zobrist, 2B4000010.245
Crawford, C, LF3000000.302
Longoria, 3B3110010.294
Joyce, RF3110001.236
Johnson, D, DH3224000.221
Pena, C, 1B3010020.203
Upton, B, CF3010011.237
Bartlett, SS3000020.246
Totals29464072.249
BATTING
HR: Granderson (18, 7th inning off Qualls, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Cano 3; Teixeira 2; Jeter; Kearns; Berkman; Rodriguez, Al; Granderson 4.
RBI: Cano (99), Granderson 2 (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Curtis 2; Kearns.
GIDP: Berkman.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (17, 2nd base off Shields/Jaso).

BATTING
HR: Johnson, D 2 (5, 5th inning off Hughes, P, 1 on, 1 out; 7th inning off Hughes, P, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Longoria; Upton, B; Pena, C; Joyce; Johnson, D 8.
RBI: Johnson, D 4 (16).
2-out RBI: Johnson, D 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-1.
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING
CS: Upton, B (8, 2nd base by Hughes, P/Posada).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Joyce (Kearns at 2nd base).
DP: (Zobrist-Bartlett-Pena, C).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hughes, P(L, 16-8)6.26440524.31
Chamberlain1.10000204.55
Totals8.06440723.91
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields6.18112804.86
Qualls(BS, 7)(W, 2-4)0.21220017.81
Choate0.01000004.61
Balfour(H, 14)1.00001202.40
Soriano, R(S, 43)1.00001201.85
Totals9.0103341213.84
Choate pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Hughes, P.
HBP: Jeter (by Qualls).
Pitches-strikes: Hughes, P 106-65, Chamberlain 14-10, Shields 117-79, Qualls 15-7, Choate 6-3, Balfour 18-10, Soriano, R 24-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hughes, P 7-5, Chamberlain 1-1, Shields 5-3, Qualls 1-1, Choate 0-0, Balfour 1-0, Soriano, R 1-0.
Batters faced: Hughes, P 25, Chamberlain 4, Shields 27, Qualls 4, Choate 1, Balfour 4, Soriano, R 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Chamberlain 1-0, Balfour 1-0.
Ejections: Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon ejected by HP umpire Lance Barksdale (7th)
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:09.
Att: 29,733.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
September 15, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media