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Box > Texas 4, NY Yankees 3
Lightning Rod: Barajas wins it
Jose Contreras made a strong return to the rotation, but the bullpen allowed a late lead to disappear.
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Rod Barajas follows through on his walk-off homer in the the ninth inning. (Tim Sharp/AP)
Rod Barajas' ninth-inning homer capped a Rangers comeback and gave Texas its third consecutive win.
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NY Yankees (24-18)
Lost 2
Texas 4, NY Yankees 3  
Texas (25-17)
Won 3
May 22, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
New York
0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0   3 7 2
Texas
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1   4 6 0
Standings through 5/22/04  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Rangers Stats
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010001.233
Jeter, SS4000002.190
Rodriguez, 3B4110020.287
Sheffield, RF4000001.275
Matsui, LF4011000.282
Williams, DH3121000.230
Clark, 1B3111012.208
Flaherty, C3000000.135
Wilson, 2B3010000.188
Totals32373036 

BATTING
HR: Williams (4, 5th inning off Drese, 0 on, 2 out), Clark (3, 5th inning off Drese, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Lofton; Rodriguez; Matsui; Williams 5; Clark 4; Wilson.
RBI: Williams (11), Clark (8), Matsui (23).
2-out RBI: Williams, Clark.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter.
GIDP: Clark.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez (4, fielding), Gordon (1, throw).
DP: (Wilson-Jeter-Clark).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS4010000.353
Blalock, 3B4110012.294
Soriano, 2B4211011.299
Fullmer, DH3000111.237
Teixeira, 1B3011000.230
Dellucci, LF3000014.341
Mench, RF4010023.289
Nix, CF3000131.313
Barajas, C4111002.296
Totals324632914 

BATTING
HR: Soriano (6, 1st inning off Contreras, 0 on, 2 out), Barajas (4, 9th inning off Gordon, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Young, M; Blalock; Soriano 4; Teixeira; Mench; Barajas 4.
RBI: Soriano (29), Teixeira (11), Barajas (12).
2-out RBI: Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dellucci, Blalock, Barajas, Mench.
GIDP: Mench.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dellucci (4, 2nd base off Contreras/Flaherty).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Mench (Lofton at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Mench-Teixeira, Teixeira-Young, M-Drese).

 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras 6.03112717.56
Quantrill (H, 5)1.00000103.81
Heredia 0.011100018.90
Gordon (BS, 1)(L, 1-2)1.12210111.82
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Drese 8.07330322.92
Almanzar (W, 4-0)1.00000002.63

Heredia pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Contreras.
HBP: Teixeira (by Contreras), Dellucci (by Contreras).
Pitches-strikes: Contreras 100-59, Quantrill 11-8, Heredia 1-1, Gordon 14-11, Drese 85-55, Almanzar 7-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Contreras 4-7, Quantrill 0-2, Heredia 0-0, Gordon 3-0, Drese 13-8, Almanzar 1-2.
Batters faced: Contreras 25, Quantrill 3, Heredia 1, Gordon 7, Drese 29, Almanzar 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Gordon 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 20 mph, R to L.
T: 2:24.
Att: 49,458.

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