Final in 8

Yankees 6

(6-5, 4-2 away)

Rays 7

(9-3, 3-3 home)

1:05 PM ET, March 12, 2008

Progress Energy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida 

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NYY 000003030 6 - -
TB 20000023 - 7 - -
 

NY YANKEES (6) AT TAMPA BAY (7)

 NY YANKEES       AB  R  H BI  TAMPA BAY        AB  R  H BI
 M Cabrera CF      3  1  1  0  A Iwamura 2B      2  1  2  0 
 C Ransom 3B       2  0  0  0  R Brignac SS      2  1  2  0 
 R Cano 2B         3  0  2  0  C Crawford LF     3  1  2  0 
 B Castro PR-2B    2  2  1  0  C Richard LF      1  1  0  0 
 B Abreu RF        1  0  0  0  J Owens CF        0  0  0  0 
 J Christian PR-LF 0  2  0  0  C Pena 1B         3  0  0  0 
 S Duncan 1B       1  0  0  0  J Rodriguez RF    2  1  1  2 
 J Lane 1B         2  0  0  0  B Upton CF        2  0  0  0 
 A Gonzalez SS     0  0  0  0  R Merrill Jr. 2B  1  1  1  1 
 J Posada C        3  0  1  3  C Floyd DH        3  0  1  1 
 B Gardner PR-CF   1  1  1  2  J Guzman PR-DH    1  1  0  0 
 H Matsui DH       3  0  0  0  J Gomes RF        1  0  1  1 
 N Green PR-DH     0  0  0  0  J Weber RF-CF     4  0  1  1 
 M Ensberg 3B      3  0  0  0  E Longoria 3B     1  0  0  0 
 K Anson C         1  0  0  0  E Hinske 3B       2  0  1  0 
 W Betemit SS-1B   4  0  0  0  M DiFelice C      2  0  0  0 
 G Porter LF-RF    4  0  1  0  W Aybar 1B        1  0  0  1 
                               J Bartlett SS     2  0  1  0 
                               J Paul C          2  0  1  0 
 TOTALS           33  6  7  5  TOTALS           35  7 14  7

 NY YANKEES                000 003 030 --  6
 TAMPA BAY                 200 000 23x --  7

 E--E Longoria, J Paul. LOB--NY YANKEES 5, TAMPA 
 BAY 12. 2B--J Posada, R Cano, J Weber, A Iwamura, 
 J Rodriguez, C Floyd, C Crawford. HR--R Merrill 
 Jr. 1 (1) (off D Giese). SB--B Gardner 2 (3), N 
 Green 1 (1), B Castro 1 (3). CS--J Bartlett. S--A 
 Gonzalez, R Merrill Jr.. SF--W Aybar.
                                   IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
  NY YANKEES
 H Phillips                       2-3   3   2   2   1   1   0
 S Patterson                    1 1-3   1   0   0   0   2   0
 L Hawkins                          2   3   0   0   1   2   0
 R Ohlendorf                        1   0   0   0   0   1   0
 S Henn                             1   2   0   0   1   3   0
 D Giese                            1   2   2   2   1   1   1
 J Albaladejo (L,0-1)               1   3   3   3   1   1   0
  TAMPA BAY
 A Sonnanstine                      3   1   0   0   0   0   0
 S Dohmann                          1   1   0   0   1   2   0
 T Percival                         1   0   0   0   0   2   0
 B Anderson                         0   2   3   3   1   0   0
 C Medlock                          2   1   0   0   0   4   0
 D Wheeler (W,1-0)                  1   2   3   2   2   2   0
 G Glover (S,1)                     1   0   0   0   0   0   0

 HBP--E Longoria by H Phillips. BALK--H Phillips. 
 SO--NYY: M Ensberg 2, G Porter 2, J Lane 2, K 
 Anson, W Betemit, C Ransom, J Posada. TB: B Upton 
 2, C Pena 2, J Rodriguez, J Weber, W Aybar, C 
 Richard, M DiFelice, J Paul, E Hinske. BB--NYY: B 
 Abreu 2, J Christian, H Matsui. TB: C Floyd, B 
 Upton, C Richard, E Longoria, A Iwamura. T--3:32. 
 A--6,607.