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Big comeback doesn't hold
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Angels 11, Yankees 7
Hideki Matsui's solo homer started a six-run surge for the Yankees. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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An early deficit didn't daunt the Yankees, who scored six unanswered runs over the fourth and fifth innings to take the lead. Six Yankees players notched two hits each, but the New York bullpen couldn't hold off the Angels' attack.
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LAA
October 7, 2005
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LA Angels
3 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0   11 19 1
NY Yankees
0 0 0 4 2 0 0 1 0   7 12 2
NYY
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, CF-3B6121013.143
Cabrera, SS5110003.231
Guerrero, RF4320101.300
Molina, B, C3222000.455
1-Molina, J, PR-C11110001.000
Anderson, LF5145000.308
Rivera, DH5110025.455
Erstad, 1B5131013.385
Quinlan, 3B2010000.500
a-Finley, PH-CF2001012.143
Kennedy, 2B5020015.300
Totals431119111622 

a-Struck out for Quinlan in the 6th.
1-Ran for Molina, B in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (1, Johnson), Erstad (1, Johnson), Rivera (1, Small).
3B: Anderson (1, Johnson), Figgins (1, Leiter).
HR: Anderson (1, 1st inning off Johnson, 2 on, 2 out), Molina, B (3, 3rd inning off Johnson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins 4; Cabrera 2; Guerrero 2; Molina, B 5; Molina, J; Anderson 9; Rivera 2; Erstad 4; Quinlan; Kennedy 2.
RBI: Anderson 5 (5), Molina, B 2 (5), Erstad (2), Figgins (1), Finley (1), Molina, J (1).
2-out RBI: Anderson 3; Molina, B 2; Figgins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivera; Cabrera; Kennedy 2; Figgins.
S: Finley.
GIDP: Figgins.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kennedy (2, 2nd base by Johnson/Flaherty).

FIELDING
E: Cabrera (1, throw).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5222021.308
Rodriguez, A, 3B4020111.222
Giambi, DH5021012.417
Sheffield, RF4000115.167
Matsui, LF3221200.364
Cano, 2B5221004.308
Williams, CF4121001.333
Martinez, 1B4000013.000
b-Sierra, PH1000011.000
Flaherty, C0000100.000
a-Posada, PH-C3001021.200
Totals3871275919 

a-Grounded out for Flaherty in the 4th. b-Struck out for Martinez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez, A (1, Byrd), Cano (3, Donnelly).
HR: Matsui (1, 4th inning off Byrd, 0 on, 0 out), Jeter (1, 8th inning off Escobar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jeter 5; Rodriguez, A 3; Giambi 2; Matsui 5; Cano 3; Williams 2.
RBI: Matsui (1), Posada (2), Jeter 2 (2), Giambi (2), Cano (5), Williams (1).
2-out RBI: Jeter; Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sheffield 3; Cano 2; Sierra.
SF: Williams.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Sheffield (1, throw), Cano (2, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Martinez, Cano).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd 3.27442219.82
Donnelly 0.122110027.00
Shields (W, 1-0)2.01002400.00
Escobar (H, 1)2.01110212.25
Rodriguez 1.01000104.50
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson 3.095502215.00
Small (L, 0-1)2.24220206.75
Sturtze 0.100000013.50
Gordon 0.02210006.75
Leiter 1.11221109.00
Proctor 1.23000100.00

Donnelly pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.
Johnson pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.
Gordon pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

WP: Proctor.
IBB: Guerrero (by Leiter).
HBP: Molina, B (by Gordon).
Pitches-strikes: Byrd 77-51, Donnelly 14-8, Shields 36-20, Escobar 26-16, Rodriguez 13-10, Johnson 62-44, Small 35-26, Sturtze 1-1, Gordon 12-7, Leiter 23-11, Proctor 23-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Byrd 6-3, Donnelly 0-1, Shields 0-2, Escobar 3-1, Rodriguez 1-1, Johnson 2-4, Small 4-2, Sturtze 0-1, Gordon 0-0, Leiter 1-2, Proctor 1-3.
Batters faced: Byrd 20, Donnelly 4, Shields 9, Escobar 7, Rodriguez 4, Johnson 17, Small 11, Sturtze 1, Gordon 4, Leiter 6, Proctor 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Donnelly 2-1, Shields 1-1, Small 2-0, Sturtze 2-0, Leiter 3-1, Proctor 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Jim Reynolds. LF: Gary Darling. RF: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 74 degrees, rain.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 4:00.
Att: 56,277.

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