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Yankees 2, Tigers 1
Joba Chamberlain reacts after striking out Marcus Thames to end the fifth. (Getty)
On Old-Timers' Day, the efforts of one of the youngest Yankees and one of the newest Yankees would complete the sweep. After allowing a one-out triple, Joba Chamberlain worked out of a jam to retire the Tigers in the fifth -- the highlight of his impressive start -- while Mark Teixeira's solo home run put the Bombers ahead.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (48-42)
Lost 3
NY Yankees 2, Detroit 1   NYY
NY Yankees (54-37)
Won 3
July 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 X   2 5 1
Standings thru 7/19/09  |  Recap: DET | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Yankees stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .254
Polanco, 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .257
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .324
Thames, M, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 .277
Thomas, C, RF 4 1 1 1 0 3 3 .263
Inge, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .260
Anderson, J, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
  a-Ordonez, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Laird, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .238
Santiago, R, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .261
Totals 31 1 4 1 4 10 17  

a-Grounded out for Anderson, J in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Granderson (3, Chamberlain).
HR: Thomas, C (6, 4th inning off Chamberlain, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cabrera, M 2; Thomas, C 4; Granderson 3.
RBI: Thomas, C (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thomas, C; Santiago, R; Thames, M 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (16, 2nd base off Chamberlain/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Polanco-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M 2).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .321
Gardner, B, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .277
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .280
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .255
Matsui, DH 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .263
Posada, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .282
Cano, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .308
Swisher, RF 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .235
Cabrera, Me, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
Totals 27 2 5 2 5 5 13  

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (24, Jackson, E), Posada (12, Jackson, E).
HR: Rodriguez, Al (19, 4th inning off Jackson, E, 0 on, 2 out), Teixeira (23, 6th inning off Jackson, E, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Posada 2; Teixeira 6; Rodriguez, Al 5.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al (52), Teixeira (67).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez, Al.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Cano 3; Teixeira.
GIDP: Cano, Cabrera, Me.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Posada (5, throw).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E (L, 7-5) 7.0 5 2 2 5 4 2 2.52
Lyon 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.68
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain (W, 5-2) 6.2 3 1 1 3 8 1 4.05
Coke (H, 10) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.96
Hughes, P (H, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.70
Rivera (S, 26) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.25

Game Scores: Jackson, E , Chamberlain .
Balk: Chamberlain.
HBP: Polanco (by Chamberlain), Swisher (by Jackson, E).
Pitches-strikes: Jackson, E 118-65, Lyon 15-10, Chamberlain 107-68, Coke 1-1, Hughes, P 13-10, Rivera 14-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jackson, E 11-2, Lyon 1-0, Chamberlain 8-2, Coke 0-0, Hughes, P 0-1, Rivera 3-0.
Batters faced: Jackson, E 30, Lyon 3, Chamberlain 27, Coke 1, Hughes, P 4, Rivera 4.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:50.
Att: 46,937.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
July 19, 2009
July 19, 2009

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