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Yankees take Game 1
Yankees 4, Rangers 3
Andy Pettitte left in line for the win, but earned a no-decision. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Outfielder Hideki Matsui doubled in Derek Jeter in the eighth inning to give the Yankees the victory in Game 1 of a scheduled doubleheader in Texas. Closer Mariano Rivera earned his second save of the season; starter Andy Pettitte was strong for six innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 03, 2007
NYY
NY Yankees (11-14)
Won 2
NY Yankees 4, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (10-17)
Lost 4
May 3, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0   4 8 1
Texas
0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 8 2
Standings thru 5/3/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Rangers Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4001004.216
Jeter, SS4110011.337
Abreu, RF4000011.238
Rodriguez, 3B3100011.360
Giambi, 1B3121100.323
  Mientkiewicz, 1B0000000.158
Matsui, DH4022001.237
Posada, C3000102.321
Cano, 2B3000010.289
Cabrera, LF4130002.217
Totals324842412 

BATTING
2B: Matsui 2 (3, Wood, Benoit).
3B: Cabrera (1, Wood).
HR: Giambi (5, 4th inning off Wood, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Jeter; Giambi 5; Matsui 4; Cabrera 5.
RBI: Matsui 2 (10), Giambi (18), Damon (9).
2-out RBI: Giambi; Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter; Posada; Damon.
SF: Damon.
GIDP: Posada.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Jeter (4, 2nd base by Benoit/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Cano (3, fielding).
PB: Posada (2).
DP: 2 (Rodriguez-Cano, Giambi-Jeter-Giambi).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, CF3111100.265
  b-Lofton, PH1000000.253
Young, SS5000013.198
Teixeira, 1B3120110.237
Sosa, DH3021101.258
Blalock, 3B4000014.242
Kinsler, 2B4110000.300
Diaz, RF3000011.000
  a-Wilkerson, PH-LF1010000.245
Cruz, LF-RF4000012.209
Laird, C4011021.173
Totals353833712 

a-Singled for Diaz in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Hairston in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (5, Pettitte), Laird (3, Pettitte), Sosa (6, Pettitte), Teixeira (5, Vizcaino).
HR: Hairston (1, 7th inning off Vizcaino, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hairston 4; Teixeira 3; Sosa 3; Kinsler 2; Wilkerson; Laird 2.
RBI: Laird (6), Sosa (21), Hairston (2).
2-out RBI: Sosa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 2; Sosa; Cruz.
GIDP: Blalock.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wilkerson (2, 2nd base off Farnsworth/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (4, throw), Teixeira (1, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Hairston (Giambi at home).
DP: (Blalock-Kinsler-Teixeira).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte 6.05223503.00
Vizcaino (BS, 2)(W, 2-1)1.02110015.63
Farnsworth (H, 3)1.01000105.23
Rivera (S, 2)1.00000109.35
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wood 6.15321313.12
Wilson 0.20000003.72
Benoit (L, 0-1)2.03101105.27

WP: Wood, Benoit.
IBB: Giambi (by Benoit).
HBP: Rodriguez (by Wood), Cano (by Wilson).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 107-66, Vizcaino 15-10, Farnsworth 11-7, Rivera 11-8, Wood 99-50, Wilson 10-4, Benoit 32-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 7-6, Vizcaino 0-3, Farnsworth 0-2, Rivera 2-0, Wood 9-7, Wilson 0-2, Benoit 1-3.
Batters faced: Pettitte 26, Vizcaino 5, Farnsworth 4, Rivera 3, Wood 25, Wilson 3, Benoit 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Wilson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.

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