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Box > NY Yankees 5, Texas 1
Miguel's mighty blast leads Yanks
Orlando Hernandez moved to 5-0 with the help of a Miguel Cairo grand slam as the Yanks took the win over Texas.
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Miguel Cairo puts his head down after hitting a grand slam in Thursday's win. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Scott Erickson's first home start for Texas was marred only by a grand slam allowed in the second as the Rangers fell to the Yankees in the series finale Thursday night.
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NY Yankees (73-41)
Won 2
NY Yankees 5, Texas 1  
Texas (61-52)
Lost 2
August 12, 2004
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NY Yankees
0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   5 10 0
Texas
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 1
Standings through 8/12/04  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Rangers Stats
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010101.282
Jeter, SS5010004.278
Sheffield, RF5010004.292
Rodriguez, 3B3000200.279
Matsui, LF5010004.302
Posada, C4110111.273
Williams, DH4110015.252
Olerud, 1B4221010.255
Cairo, 2B3124110.293
Totals3751055419 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (21, Benoit).
3B: Lofton (6, Benoit).
HR: Cairo (4, 2nd inning off Erickson, 3 on, 0 out), Olerud (6, 8th inning off Benoit, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lofton 3; Jeter; Sheffield; Matsui 2; Posada; Williams; Olerud 5; Cairo 5.
RBI: Cairo 4 (29), Olerud (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui, Jeter, Sheffield 2, Williams.
GIDP: Williams.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cairo (7, 2nd base off Erickson/Laird).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, 2B4120011.286
Dellucci, DH1000310.265
Young, M, SS4000025.322
Blalock, 3B4000024.271
Teixeira, 1B4000023.256
Nix, CF4010010.267
Matthews, RF4010001.275
Mench, LF4010012.259
Laird, C3000022.242
Totals3215031218 

BATTING
2B: Soriano 2 (25, Hernandez, Hernandez), Matthews (16, Hernandez).
TB: Soriano 4; Nix; Matthews 2; Mench.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira 2, Soriano, Mench.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dellucci (7, 2nd base off Hernandez/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Soriano (18, fielding).
DP: (Soriano-Young, M-Teixeira).

 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 5-0)7.04113702.08
Gordon 1.00000301.81
Proctor 0.11000105.40
Rivera 0.20000101.51
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Erickson (L, 0-3)4.16444017.00
Benoit 3.14111415.93
Francisco 0.20000003.50
Shouse 0.20000002.86

WP: Hernandez.
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 100-61, Gordon 13-9, Proctor 12-8, Rivera 8-8, Erickson 83-48, Benoit 60-36, Francisco 14-8, Shouse 5-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 4-10, Gordon 0-0, Proctor 0-0, Rivera 1-0, Erickson 7-6, Benoit 4-2, Francisco 0-2, Shouse 2-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez 28, Gordon 3, Proctor 2, Rivera 2, Erickson 24, Benoit 14, Francisco 2, Shouse 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera 1-0, Benoit 3-0, Francisco 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 3:04.
Att: 48,925.

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