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Yankees get even
Early runs hurt Tejeda
Robinson Tejeda allowed four runs to the Yankees in the bottom of the first and lasted only 3 2/3 innings, his shortest start since last August. Michael Young left the game early with right hamstring tightness and is day-to-day. Brad Wilkerson hit a solo homer, his fourth of the year, in Texas' two-run third inning, and reliever C.J. Wilson pitched 3 1/3 shutout innings.
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 Wilkerson's fourth homer
Yankees 6, Rangers 2
Mike Mussina threw 85 pitches on Wednesday, 21 more than in his first start off the DL. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Mussina goes six strong
Mike Mussina lasted six innings in his second start off the disabled list, allowing two runs, to help the Yankees reach the .500 mark with their eighth consecutive win over the Rangers. Derek Jeter collected two of his three RBIs with a two-out single in the bottom of the fourth.
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 Jeter drives one in
 Abreu's RBI double
 Jeter's two-run single
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 09, 2007
TEX
Texas (13-20)
Lost 2
NY Yankees 6, Texas 2   NYY
NY Yankees (16-16)
Won 2
May 9, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 0
NY Yankees
4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X   6 8 0
Standings thru 5/9/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Yankees Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF3010000.245
Young, SS2001001.230
  Kata, SS2000001.324
Teixeira, 1B4010002.262
Sosa, DH4020010.259
Blalock, 3B4000012.284
Kinsler, 2B3000111.267
Wilkerson, LF4111003.243
Cruz, RF3110012.205
Stewart, C2000100.238
Totals312622412 

BATTING
2B: Cruz (4, Mussina).
HR: Wilkerson (4, 3rd inning off Mussina, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lofton; Teixeira; Sosa 2; Wilkerson 4; Cruz 2.
RBI: Wilkerson (13), Young (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira; Cruz.
S: Lofton.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Wilkerson (Nieves at 2nd base).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH3220110.263
Abreu, RF4111013.258
Jeter, SS3123100.362
Rodriguez, 3B2100101.352
Matsui, LF4011012.258
Cano, 2B4001003.258
Cabrera, CF4000003.222
Mientkiewicz, 1B3110101.234
Nieves, C3010011.042
Totals306864414 

BATTING
2B: Abreu (5, Tejeda), Matsui (6, Tejeda), Mientkiewicz (4, Tejeda).
TB: Damon 2; Abreu 2; Jeter 2; Matsui 2; Mientkiewicz 2; Nieves.
RBI: Abreu (18), Jeter 3 (18), Matsui (14), Cano (15).
2-out RBI: Jeter 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mientkiewicz; Cabrera.
S: Nieves.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (3, 2nd base off Tejeda/Stewart), Damon (6, 2nd base off Tejeda/Stewart).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Abreu (Teixeira at 2nd base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda (L, 3-3)3.26663104.87
Wilson 3.12000202.63
Benoit 1.00001105.17
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 2-1)6.03221214.76
Bruney 0.11001002.20
Myers (H, 1)0.10000002.16
Proctor (H, 6)0.10000104.15
Farnsworth 1.01000005.02
Rivera 1.01000107.71

WP: Tejeda.
HBP: Rodriguez (by Tejeda).
Pitches-strikes: Tejeda 91-54, Wilson 36-23, Benoit 17-8, Mussina 85-59, Bruney 12-8, Myers 6-4, Proctor 4-4, Farnsworth 8-6, Rivera 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tejeda 4-6, Wilson 4-3, Benoit 1-1, Mussina 7-8, Bruney 0-1, Myers 0-1, Proctor 0-0, Farnsworth 1-2, Rivera 1-1.
Batters faced: Tejeda 21, Wilson 11, Benoit 4, Mussina 21, Bruney 3, Myers 1, Proctor 1, Farnsworth 4, Rivera 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wilson 1-0, Myers 2-0, Proctor 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 3:02.
Att: 47,930.

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