Final in 14
1:05 PM ET, April 22, 2009
Yankee Stadium, New York, New York
NEW YORK -- Melky Cabrera turned on a fastball and sent it soaring into the right-field stands, down an entryway in the bleachers that sparked remaining fans to sprint for the sought-after souvenir.
• Derek Jeter became the sixth player in history to play 2,000-plus games as a Yankee. Four of those (Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig, Yogi Berra and Babe Ruth) are in the Hall of Fame; the other is Bernie Williams.
• The A's have hit just four home runs in 14 games this season.
• Oakland has lost seven of its last eight vs. New York dating back to last season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Gardner's bat Tuesday night that went into the stands was taken by Jacob Smith, the 10-year-old cousin of MSNBC broadcaster Keith Olbermann. At the old Yankee Stadium in 2000, Olbermann's mother, Marie, was hit by an errant throw from Yankees second baseman Chuck Knoblauch. ... Monday's rainout was rescheduled for July 23 at 7:05 p.m. ... Oakland rested third baseman Eric Chavez against Sabathia.
Regular Season Series
|New York leads 7-2 (as of Wed 4/22)|
|Tue 4/21||@NYY 5, OAK 3||Recap|
|» Wed 4/22||@NYY 9, OAK 7||Box Score|
|Thu 7/23||@NYY 6, OAK 3||Recap|
|Fri 7/24||@NYY 8, OAK 3||Recap|
|Sat 7/25||OAK 6, @NYY 4||Recap|
|Sun 7/26||@NYY 7, OAK 5||Recap|
|Mon 8/17||@OAK 3, NYY 0||Recap|
|Tue 8/18||NYY 7, @OAK 2||Recap|
|Wed 8/19||NYY 3, @OAK 2||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Athletics | Yankees|
|2nd||K Suzuki homered to left, M Holliday and J Cust scored.||3||0|
|2nd||H Matsui homered to right.||3||1|
|2nd||M Cabrera homered to left center.||3||2|
|3rd||J Cust grounded into fielder's choice to pitcher, J Giambi scored, M Holliday out at second.||4||2|
|3rd||R Cano grounded out to second, M Teixeira scored, J Posada to third.||4||3|
|3rd||N Swisher singled to deep center, J Posada scored, N Swisher out stretching at second.||4||4|
|4th||D Jeter homered to center.||4||5|
|6th||M Ellis singled to center, J Cust scored, M Ellis to second advancing on throw.||5||5|
|6th||D Jeter doubled to left center, C Ransom scored.||5||6|
|6th||M Teixeira singled to right, D Jeter scored, J Damon to second.||5||7|
|7th||J Giambi grounded out to shortstop, B Crosby scored, R Sweeney to third.||6||7|
|7th||M Holliday singled to center, R Sweeney scored.||7||7|
|14th||M Cabrera homered to right, N Swisher scored.||7||9|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, New York, NY|
|Attendance||43,342 (88.1% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||56 degrees, cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - C.B. Bucknor, First Base - Mike Everitt, Second Base - Gerry Davis, Third Base - Brian Gorman|