7:05 PM ET, August 13, 2007
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
• Summary: Melky Cabrera raced home and scored the winning run on Derek Jeter's grounder in the ninth inning to lift the Yankees over the Orioles on Monday night.
• Turning point: Chad Bradford hit Cabrera with a pitch with one out and pinch-hitter Jason Giambi singled to right, advancing the center fielder to third. Jeter followed with an infield grounder to send Cabrera home.
• Did you see that? Rookie Joba Chamberlain, making his Yankee Stadium debut, struck out two in a perfect frame as the crowd of 54,398 chanted his first name.
• Unsung heroes: Bobby Abreu hit a solo shot to center in the first. Wilson Betemit connected for a two-run homer in the second.
• Fantasy watch: Cabrera extended his hitting streak to a career-high 18 games with a double to deep right off Jeremy Guthrie in the fourth.
-- ESPN.com news services
Yankees 7, Orioles 6
Cabrera doubled in a run in the fourth to extend his career-high hitting streak to 18 games. ... Orioles OF Jay Gibbons was placed on the 15-day disabled list and will have season-ending surgery on his injured left shoulder Tuesday. C-1B J.R. House was promoted from Triple-A Norfolk to take Gibbons' spot. ... The Yankees honored 3B Alex Rodriguez in a pregame ceremony for becoming the 22nd member of the 500-homer club on Aug. 4 against the Kansas City Royals. ... Posada was back in the lineup after missing three straight days with a stiff neck. ... Torre also picked up career win No. 2,040, tying Walter Alston for eighth on the list.
Regular Season Series
|Series tied 9-9 (as of Mon 8/13)|
|Fri 4/6||BAL 6, @NYY 4||Recap|
|Sat 4/7||@NYY 10, BAL 7||Recap|
|Sun 4/8||BAL 6, @NYY 4||Recap|
|Tue 6/26||@BAL 3, NYY 2||Recap|
|Wed 6/27||@BAL 4, NYY 0||Recap|
|Thu 6/28||NYY 8, @BAL 7||Recap|
|Fri 7/27||@BAL 4, NYY 2||Recap|
|Sat 7/28||@BAL 7, NYY 5||Recap|
|Sun 7/29||NYY 10, @BAL 6||Recap|
|» Mon 8/13||@NYY 7, BAL 6||Box Score|
|Tue 8/14||BAL 12, @NYY 0||Recap|
|Wed 8/15||BAL 6, @NYY 3||Recap|
|Mon 9/17||@NYY 8, BAL 5||Recap|
|Tue 9/18||@NYY 12, BAL 0||Recap|
|Wed 9/19||@NYY 2, BAL 1||Recap|
|Fri 9/28||@BAL 10, NYY 9||Recap|
|Sat 9/29||NYY 11, @BAL 10||Recap|
|Sun 9/30||NYY 10, @BAL 4||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Orioles | Yankees|
|1st||B Roberts scored, C Patterson to third, N Markakis to second on wild pitch by C Wang.||1||0|
|1st||M Tejada singled to center, C Patterson scored, N Markakis to third.||2||0|
|1st||K Millar grounded into double play, third to second to first, N Markakis scored, M Tejada out at second.||3||0|
|1st||J Damon scored on J Guthrie's wild pitch.||3||1|
|1st||B Abreu homered to center.||3||2|
|2nd||W Betemit homered to right, J Posada scored.||3||4|
|4th||M Cabrera doubled to deep right, H Matsui scored, W Betemit to third.||3||5|
|5th||C Patterson homered to right center.||4||5|
|5th||J Posada singled to left, A Rodriguez scored, H Matsui to third, J Posada to second advancing on throw.||4||6|
|7th||T Redman scored on R Villone's wild pitch.||5||6|
|9th||B Roberts singled to right, T Redman scored, B Roberts to second advancing on throw.||6||6|
|9th||D Jeter grounded into fielder's choice to second, M Cabrera scored, J Giambi to second.||6||7|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY|
|Attendance||54,398 (108.2% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||84 degrees, partly cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Bruce Froemming, First Base - Brian Runge, Second Base - Mark Wegner, Third Base - Mike Winters|