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Stayin' alive for Game 5
Lackey shines in loss
John Lackey, pressed into starting on three days' rest, allowed just one run while pitching into the sixth inning. He was in line for the victory before the Angels' normally stellar bullpen gave up the go-ahead runs to send the series back to Anaheim on Monday.
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 Figgins' double drives in Rivera
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 Guerrero's groundout ends it
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Yankees 3, Angels 2
Jorge Posada just beats Bengie Molina's tag to score the go-ahead run. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Yanks to play another day
The Yankees entered the seventh inning staring elimination from the AL Division Series in the face before they battled back with RBIs from pinch-hitter Ruben Sierra and Derek Jeter. Closer Mariano Rivera tossed two perfect innings to force a decisive Game 5.
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 Yankees win
 Jeter's fielder's choice scores Posada
 Sierra singles in Cano
 Sheffield knocks in a run
 Posada throws out Guerrero
 Rivera on the victory
 Torre talks about the win
October 9, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 4 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 X   3 4 1
Figgins, 3B4111010.167
Cabrera, SS4011010.235
Guerrero, RF4010021.286
Anderson, LF3000000.250
Molina, B, C3010000.429
Erstad, 1B3000011.312
Rivera, DH2100100.385
Finley, CF2000010.111
Kennedy, 2B3000011.231

2B: Figgins (1, Chacon), Cabrera (2, Chacon).
TB: Figgins 2; Cabrera 2; Guerrero; Molina, B.
RBI: Figgins (2), Cabrera (3).
2-out RBI: Figgins; Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero.
S: Finley.
GIDP: Erstad.
Team LOB: 1.

CS: Figgins (1, 2nd base by Chacon/Posada).

DP: (Erstad-Cabrera).

Jeter, SS4001012.235
Rodriguez, A, 3B2100211.182
Giambi, 1B2000214.357
Rivera, P0000000.000
Sheffield, RF4011005.188
Matsui, LF4000012.267
Cano, 2B3110120.312
Williams, DH-CF4000012.250
Posada, C1110300.273
Crosby, CF1000001.000
a-Sierra, PH1011000.500
1-Womack, PR0000000.000
Martinez, 1B1000002.000

a-Singled for Crosby in the 7th.
1-Ran for Sierra in the 7th.

2B: Posada (1, Lackey).
TB: Sheffield; Cano; Posada 2; Sierra.
RBI: Sheffield (2), Sierra (1), Jeter (3).
2-out RBI: Sheffield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Crosby; Sheffield 2; Martinez 2.
S: Crosby.
GIDP: Matsui.
Team LOB: 9.

E: Matsui (1, fielding).
DP: (Jeter-Cano-Giambi).

Lackey 5.22114602.38
Shields (BS, 1)(L, 1-1)0.22221003.60
Escobar 1.20003101.59
Chacon 6.14221502.84
Leiter (W, 1-0)0.20000007.36
Rivera (S, 2)2.00000203.00

WP: Lackey, Escobar 2.
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 78-48, Shields 25-13, Escobar 35-20, Chacon 87-55, Leiter 5-3, Rivera 36-21.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lackey 8-3, Shields 1-1, Escobar 0-4, Chacon 5-7, Leiter 2-0, Rivera 4-0.
Batters faced: Lackey 22, Shields 6, Escobar 8, Chacon 23, Leiter 1, Rivera 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Shields 1-0, Escobar 2-0, Leiter 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Gary Darling. LF: Jerry Meals. RF: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 61 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 3:13.
Att: 56,226.

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