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Andy retires first 20
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Yankees 5, Orioles 1
Nick Swisher's homer was his 12th in 77 at-bats at Camden Yards. (Greg Fiume/Getty)
Andy Pettitte retired the first 20 Baltimore batters before an error ended his bid for perfection and a single ended his no-hitter. But his superb outing, combined with a great night for Nick Swisher, led the Yanks to their fourth consecutive win.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 08/31: NYY 5, BAL 1
  • Tue. 09/01: NYY 9, BAL 6
  • Wed. 09/02: NYY 10, BAL 2
NYY
NY Yankees (83-48)
Won 4
NY Yankees 5, Baltimore 1   BAL
Baltimore (54-78)
Lost 1
August 31, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0   5 10 1
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 3 1
Standings thru 8/31/09  |  Recap: NYY | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Orioles stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .334
Damon, LF 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .289
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .283
Matsui, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .265
Posada, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .278
Cano, 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .316
Swisher, RF 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 .248
Hairston, J, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .259
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .270
Totals 36 5 10 5 2 4 21  

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, Me (23, Guthrie), Cano 2 (39, Guthrie, Hendrickson), Swisher (27, Guthrie), Jeter (25, Hendrickson).
HR: Swisher (22, 3rd inning off Guthrie, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano 4; Teixeira; Jeter 2; Damon; Swisher 7; Cabrera, Me 3.
RBI: Swisher 2 (70), Damon (74), Cano 2 (72).
2-out RBI: Cano 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon; Cabrera, Me 2; Swisher; Teixeira.
GIDP: Matsui, Jeter.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera, Me (8, 2nd base off Bass/Wieters).

FIELDING
E: Hairston, J (11, fielding).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .285
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Jones, Ad, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .279
Markakis, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .304
Reimold, LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .268
Mora, 3B 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .257
Scott, DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .264
Wieters, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .267
Wigginton, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Totals 31 1 3 1 1 9 7  

BATTING
HR: Mora (6, 8th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Mora 4; Markakis; Jones, Ad.
RBI: Mora (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reimold 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Mora (10, throw).
DP: 2 (Roberts, B-Izturis, C-Wigginton, Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Wigginton).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (W, 12-6) 8.0 2 1 1 0 8 1 4.03
Bruney 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.30
Rivera (S, 37) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.81
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Guthrie (L, 9-13) 6.0 4 2 2 1 2 1 5.18
Hendrickson 1.2 5 3 3 0 2 0 4.63
Bass 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.91

WP: Hendrickson.
HBP: Hairston, J (by Guthrie).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 104-73, Bruney 12-7, Rivera 8-6, Guthrie 107-60, Hendrickson 36-26, Bass 27-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 10-6, Bruney 0-0, Rivera 0-0, Guthrie 6-4, Hendrickson 1-3, Bass 1-3.
Batters faced: Pettitte 27, Bruney 3, Rivera 2, Guthrie 22, Hendrickson 11, Bass 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera 2-0, Bass 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:46.
Att: 25,063.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009

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