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Gagne: 81 saves and counting ...
The comeback kids finally met their match in Los Angeles, as Eric Gagne finished off the Yankees for the second time in three days.
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Eric Gagne pumps his fist after striking out Hideki Matsui to end the game Sunday. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
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Gagne K's Matsui to end the game
Roberts races 'round the bases

NY Yankees (43-24)
Lost 1
Los Angeles 5, NY Yankees 4  
Los Angeles (37-29)
Won 1
June 20, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
New York
0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1   4 9 2
Los Angeles
0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   5 9 0
Standings through 6/20/04  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010000.275
Jeter, SS4010001.255
Rodriguez, 3B4000032.292
Giambi, 1B4231000.250
Sheffield, RF4010001.301
Posada, C4000002.266
Matsui, LF4122010.283
Cairo, 2B2111000.298
a-Sierra, R, PH1000001.267
Quantrill, P0000000.000
Contreras, P2000000.000
Wilson, 2B1000000.212
Totals34494047 

a-Flied out for Cairo in the 7th.

BATTING
3B: Matsui (2, Martin).
HR: Matsui (13, 3rd inning off Lima, 0 on, 0 out), Cairo (2, 3rd inning off Lima, 0 on, 0 out), Giambi (11, 9th inning off Gagne, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lofton; Jeter; Giambi 6; Sheffield; Matsui 7; Cairo 4.
RBI: Matsui 2 (42), Cairo (14), Giambi (31).
2-out RBI: Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sierra, R, Rodriguez.
GIDP: Sheffield, Posada.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Posada (6, throw), Matsui (4, fielding).

 
Los AngelesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, LF4122010.295
Izturis, SS4000011.308
Bradley, CF4010030.269
Green, 1B-RF4121001.259
Lo Duca, C4120002.343
Beltre, 3B4110003.310
Encarnacion, RF2001001.252
Mota, P0000000.000
Ventura, 1B0000000.226
Cora, 2B3110000.296
Lima, P1000010.167
Dreifort, P0000000.000
Martin, P0000000.000
Werth, RF1000000.259
Gagne, P0000000.000
Totals31594068 

BATTING
2B: Lo Duca (14, Contreras), Roberts (4, Quantrill).
HR: Green (9, 2nd inning off Contreras, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts 3; Bradley; Green 5; Lo Duca 3; Beltre; Cora.
RBI: Green (33), Encarnacion (37), Roberts 2 (16).
2-out RBI: Roberts 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis, Beltre, Encarnacion.
S: Lima.
SF: Encarnacion.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts (22, 2nd base off Contreras/Posada), Bradley (7, 2nd base off Contreras/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Izturis-Cora-Green, Izturis-Green).

 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras (L, 4-3)6.07440516.18
Quantrill 2.02100103.35
 
Los AngelesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lima (W, 6-2)6.05330223.75
Dreifort (H, 6)0.21000004.60
Martin 0.01000003.45
Mota (H, 8)1.01000001.63
Gagne (S, 18)1.11110211.76

Lima pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Martin pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Contreras, Mota.
Pitches-strikes: Contreras 96-64, Quantrill 28-18, Lima 84-53, Dreifort 4-4, Martin 3-2, Mota 10-9, Gagne 19-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Contreras 8-5, Quantrill 1-4, Lima 8-8, Dreifort 2-0, Martin 0-0, Mota 1-2, Gagne 1-1.
Batters faced: Contreras 25, Quantrill 8, Lima 22, Dreifort 2, Martin 1, Mota 4, Gagne 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Dreifort 1-0, Martin 1-1, Mota 1-0, Gagne 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 55,157.

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