Thursday, May 18, 2006

Yankees Retake the Lead in American League East Division Race

Game date- 5/17/06

Rangers- 3, Yankees- 4

W- Wang (4-1)
L- Loe (2-4)
S- Rivera (8)
















Jorge Posada hits an RBI single to right field against Texas starter Kameron Loe.

Yankee Startng Lineup:

CF- Damon, 0-5
SS- Jeter, 2-4 ( 1B, 1B, R)
DH- Giambi, 1-3 (2B, R)
3B- Rodriguez, 2-4 ( 1B, 1B, R)
C- Posada, 2-2 ( 1B, 1B, BB, HBP, 2RBI, R)
2B- Cano, 1-4 (1B, RBI)
RF- Williams, 1-4 ( 1B, RBI)
1B- Phillips, 1-4 (1B)
LF- Crosby, 0-3 ( sac bunt)

Yankee Pitchers:

Wang- 6H, 3R ( one unearned), BB, 3K, 8IP
Rivera- K, IP

Notes:

Chien Ming Wang made another excellent start, going 8 strong innings and picking up his 4th win. The bullpen had a much needed night off.

Jorge Posada continued his hot hitting, going 2 for 2 with a walk, 2 RBIs, and a run scored.

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