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Defense deserts Yankees
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Angels 5, Yankees 3
Robinson Cano doubles home a run in the second inning. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
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Robinson Cano stayed hot, driving in his fourth run of the Division Series, and Jorge Posada gave New York hope with a ninth-inning homer, but two of the Yankees' three errors cost them dearly. Starter Chien-Ming Wang gave up one earned run in 6 2/3 innings.
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NYY
October 5, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   3 6 3
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 X   5 7 0
LAA
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5000022.250
Rodriguez, A, 3B2100300.000
Giambi, DH3010110.429
Sheffield, RF4001003.250
Matsui, LF4110003.250
Cano, 2B4011000.250
Williams, CF4010011.250
Posada, C3121101.286
Martinez, 1B3000113.000
Totals323636513 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (1, Lackey), Cano (2, Lackey), Giambi (2, Lackey), Williams (2, Lackey).
HR: Posada (1, 9th inning off Rodriguez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Giambi 2; Matsui 2; Cano 2; Williams 2; Posada 5.
RBI: Cano (4), Sheffield (1), Posada (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez; Matsui 2; Jeter.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez, A (1, 2nd base off Lackey/Molina, B).
CS: Rodriguez, A (1, 2nd base by Escobar/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Cano (1, missed catch), Rodriguez, A (1, fielding), Wang (1, throw).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B4000012.000
Cabrera, SS4112000.250
Anderson, LF4000002.000
Guerrero, RF3000001.167
Molina, B, C4122001.375
Erstad, 1B4010002.250
Rivera, DH3121001.667
1-DaVanon, PR-DH0100000.000
a-Quinlan, PH-DH0000000.000
b-Kotchman, PH-DH1000000.000
Finley, CF2100002.200
Kennedy, 2B2010000.200
Totals315750111 

a-Batted for DaVanon in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Quinlan in the 8th.
1-Ran for Rivera in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Rivera (1, 5th inning off Wang, 0 on, 0 out), Molina, B (2, 8th inning off Leiter, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera; Molina, B 5; Erstad; Rivera 5; Kennedy.
RBI: Rivera (1), Molina, B 2 (3), Cabrera 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Molina, B; Cabrera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Finley; Erstad.
S: Finley; Kennedy.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kennedy (1, 2nd base by Wang/Posada).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (L, 0-1)6.26410111.35
Leiter 1.01110015.40
Proctor 0.10000000.00
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey 5.25225303.18
Shields 0.10000000.00
Escobar (W, 1-0)2.00001100.00
Rodriguez (S, 1)1.01110119.00

WP: Lackey.
HBP: Guerrero (by Wang).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 85-58, Leiter 14-11, Proctor 6-4, Lackey 98-56, Shields 2-2, Escobar 28-13, Rodriguez 18-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 14-4, Leiter 0-3, Proctor 1-0, Lackey 12-2, Shields 1-0, Escobar 0-4, Rodriguez 2-0.
Batters faced: Wang 29, Leiter 4, Proctor 1, Lackey 27, Shields 1, Escobar 6, Rodriguez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Leiter 1-0, Shields 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Joe West. LF: Jim Reynolds. RF: Gary Darling.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 3:05.
Att: 45,150.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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