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Return of the king
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Yankees 5, Angels 2
Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira celebrate after the Yankees' win. (Nick Laham/Getty)
Series at a glance:
  • Sat. 10/24: PPD
  • Sun. 10/25: vs LAA, 8:20 PM ET
  • Mon. 10/26: Tickets vs LAA, 7:57 PM ET | Tix
LAA
LA Angels
NYY
NY Yankees
October 25, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 9 2
NY Yankees
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 X   5 9 0
Recap: LAA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Yankees stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .130
Abreu, RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .160
Hunter, To, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .304
Guerrero, DH 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .370
  1-Willits, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Morales, K, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167
Kendrick, H, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .286
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .200
Mathis, C 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 .583
  a-Izturis, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100
  Napoli, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  b-Matthews, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Aybar, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
Totals 34 2 9 2 1 7 14  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Mathis in the 7th. b-Struck out for Napoli in the 9th.
1-Ran for Guerrero in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Mathis (5, Pettitte), Guerrero (3, Pettitte).
TB: Figgins; Mathis 2; Guerrero 4; Hunter, To; Abreu; Rivera, J 2.
RBI: Abreu (2), Guerrero (5).
2-out RBI: Abreu; Guerrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morales, K 2.
GIDP: Aybar.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Kendrick, H (1, missed catch), Kazmir (1, throw).
DP: 3 (Kendrick, H-Aybar-Morales, K, Figgins-Morales, K, Morales, K-Aybar-Morales, K).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 .259
Damon, LF 4 0 2 2 1 0 3 .300
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .222
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 .429
Posada, C 5 0 0 0 0 1 10 .200
Matsui, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238
Cano, 2B 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 .261
Swisher, RF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .150
  1-Gardner, B, PR-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .391
Totals 28 5 9 4 9 3 19  

1-Ran for Swisher in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Cano; Teixeira 2; Damon 2; Rodriguez, Al 2; Swisher; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Damon 2 (5), Rodriguez, Al (6), Teixeira (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada 3; Damon 2.
SAC: Cabrera, Me 2; Swisher.
SF: Teixeira.
GIDP: Posada 2, Teixeira.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Swisher (Guerrero at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Swisher-Teixeira, Cano-Teixeira).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Saunders, J (L, 0-1) 3.1 7 3 3 5 0 0 4.35
Oliver, D 2.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.26
Santana, E 1.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.59
Kazmir 0.2 0 1 0 1 0 0 7.71
Weaver 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.26
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 1-0) 6.1 7 1 1 1 6 0 2.84
Chamberlain (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
Rivera (S, 2) 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.29

Santana, E pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Saunders, J 83-42, Oliver, D 33-20, Santana, E 16-8, Kazmir 22-12, Weaver 10-4, Pettitte 99-64, Chamberlain 7-4, Rivera 34-23.
Groundouts-flyouts: Saunders, J 7-3, Oliver, D 3-0, Santana, E 1-1, Kazmir 3-1, Weaver 0-0, Pettitte 7-2, Chamberlain 2-0, Rivera 4-1.
Batters faced: Saunders, J 22, Oliver, D 8, Santana, E 4, Kazmir 5, Weaver 2, Pettitte 25, Chamberlain 2, Rivera 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver, D 3-0, Kazmir 1-1, Weaver 2-0, Chamberlain 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Bill Miller. LF: Jerry Layne. RF: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 58 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:40.
Att: 50,173.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
October 25, 2009
October 25, 2009

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