1:05 PM ET, August 30, 2009
Yankee Stadium, New York, New York
Teixeira Hits Mark
• Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs to help the Yankees sweep the White Sox.
• Teixeira has at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs in six of his seven major league seasons.
• Albert Pujols is the only player to have reached the mark is all of his first seven seasons. Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams and Ralph Kiner only hit 30 homers and 100 RBIs in five of their first seven seasons.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Johnny Damon's 398-foot home run in the third inning was the 200th home run hit in 65 games at the new Yankee Stadium this season. Through 65 home games last season, there were 130 home runs hit.
|HR per game||2.00||3.11|
|Season total||160||252 (proj.)|
C Jorge Posada returned to New York's lineup after missing three games with a bruised left ring finger. He went 2 for 3 with a double and a walk. ... White Sox 1B Paul Konerko was rested. Mark Kotsay started at first base. ... Damon's homer was the 200th at the new Yankee Stadium.
NEW YORK - AUGUST 30: Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Chicago White Sox during...(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Regular Season Series
|1st||G Beckham grounded out to shortstop, S Podsednik scored.||1||0|
|1st||M Teixeira hit sacrifice fly to right, D Jeter scored.||1||1|
|3rd||S Podsednik singled to center, A Ramirez scored, J Nix to second, J Nix thrown out at third attempting to advance on play.||2||1|
|3rd||J Damon homered to right, D Jeter scored.||2||3|
|7th||M Cabrera doubled to deep left, R Cano scored, E Hinske to third.||2||4|
|7th||J Hairston Jr. hit sacrifice fly to left, E Hinske scored.||2||5|
|7th||M Teixeira homered to right, M Cabrera and D Jeter scored.||2||8|
|9th||J Dye homered to right center.||3||8|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, New York, NY|
|Attendance||46,664 (92.8% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||76 degrees, partly cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Tim Timmons, First Base - Mark Wegner, Second Base - Rick Reed, Third Base - Jeff Kellogg|
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