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Yankees 3, Angels 2
Ruben Sierra follows through on a game-tying single in the seventh. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
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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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October 9, 2005
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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
NYY
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals28242173 

BATTING
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.

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

FIELDING
DP: (Erstad-Cabrera).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals273438719 

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

BATTING
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.

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

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey 5.22114602.38
Shields (BS, 1)(L, 1-1)0.22221003.60
Escobar 1.20003101.59
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
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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