New York Yankees
Virginia Tech
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FINAL
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New York Yankees 130002511101
Virginia Tech 0000000021
W: Jeff Karstens (0-0)    L: Andrew Wells (0-0)

Final

March 18, 2008 - English Field, Blacksburg, Va.
Attendance: 5,311
Game Start: 3:13 PM - Duration: 1:59
Weather: Cloudy, 55 F
Umpires: HP-John Thomas, 1B-Bob Gustin, 2B-Tim O'Toole, 3B-Tony Gisondi
New York Yankees
AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB
Johnny Damon LF020020000
    Bernie Castro PH/LF200010100
Derek Jeter SS201100010
    Alberto Gonzalez PH/SS312300000
Bobby Abreu RF000120000
    Jason Lane PH/RF312101300
Alex Rodriguez 3B000210000
    Morgan Ensburg PH/3B201111002
Jason Giambi DH200000004
    Greg Porter PH/DH300001003
Jorge Posada C100010100
    Chad Moeller C211000510
Robinson Cano 2B300000230
    Cody Ransom 2B010010020
Shelley Duncan 1B210000500
    Wilson Betemit 1B211000300
Melky Cabrera CF211000100
    Brett Gardner CF121110000
Jeff Karstens P000000000
    Chris Britton P000000000
    Dan Giese P000000000
    Jose Veras P000000000
Totals301110101032179
2B: Gonzalez, A; Lane, J; Betemit, W; Cabrera, M; Gardner, B
RBI: Jeter, D; Gonzalez, A (3); Abreu, B; Lane, J; Rodriguez, A (2); Ensburg, M; Gardner, B
2-out RBI: Jeter, D; Gonzalez, A (3); Abreu, B; Lane, J; Rodriguez, A; Ensburg, M
SF: Rodriguez, A
DP: Giambi, J
E: Rodriguez, A
LOB: 9
Virginia Tech
AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB
Sean O'Brien 1B300000610
Sean Ryan CF200001000
    Austin Wates LF100000000
Anthony Sosnoskie C201000200
    Chris Kay C100001100
Jose Cueto LF/RF301001401
Matt Hacker 2B300001240
Michael Seaborn 3B100000000
    Matt Blow PH/3B200001011
Ty Hohman SS100000220
    Tony Balisteri SS100001010
Steve Bumbry RF100000301
    Klint Reed CF100000000
Travis Willson DH100000000
    Brandon Lower PH100001000
Andrew Wells P000000000
    Dave Zappacosta P000000000
    Rob Waskiewicz P000000000
    Brandon Fisher P000000000
    Rob Whitley P000000100
    Josh Wymer P000000000
    Kyle Cichy P000000000
    Rhett Ballard P000000000
    Justin Wright P000000000
Totals24020072193
E: O'Brien, S
LOB: 3

New York Yankees
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR BF PC-ST
Jeff Karstens (W, 0-0)4.02000201548-37
Chris Britton1.0000020310-8
Dan Giese1.000001037-6
Jose Veras1.0000020312-9
Totals7.02000702477-60
Virginia Tech
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR BF PC-ST
Andrew Wells (L, 0-0)1.0010200521-11
Dave Zappacosta1.0233400942-19
Rob Waskiewicz1.000000037-5
Brandon Fisher1.0100120524-12
Rob Whitley1.000000035-3
Josh Wymer0.1222000315-9
Kyle Cichy0.2100110419-11
Rhett Ballard0.1133200418-9
Justin Wright0.2322000510-5
Totals7.0101110103041161-84
WP: Cichy, K (2)

Scoring Summary
NYYVT
1stRodriguez, A flied out to rf, SF, RBI (0-0); Jeter, D advanced to third; Damon, J scored, unearned.10
2ndJeter, D singled to shortstop, RBI (0-0); Damon, J advanced to second; Cabrera, M advanced to third; Duncan, S scored.20
2ndAbreu, B walked, RBI (3-2 SBBBSB); Jeter, D advanced to second; Damon, J advanced to third; Cabrera, M scored.30
2ndRodriguez, A walked, RBI (3-2 BKBFBB); Abreu, B advanced to second; Jeter, D advanced to third; Damon, J scored.40
6thGardner, B doubled to right center, RBI (2-2 BKBFF); Betemit, W scored.50
6thGardner, B scored on a wild pitch.60
7thGonzalez, A doubled to left field, 3 RBI (1-0 B); Gardner, B scored; Ransom, C scored; Moeller, C scored.90
7thLane, J doubled down the lf line, RBI (2-0 BB); Gonzalez, A scored.100
7thEnsburg, M singled to left field, RBI (0-0); Lane, J scored.110

Play-By-Play
New York Yankees - Top of 1stSCORE
Wells, A pitching for Virginia TechNYYVT
[Outs: 0] Damon, J walked (3-0 BBBB).
00
[Outs: 0] Jeter, D reached on a fielding error by 1b (0-2 KFF); Damon, J advanced to second.
00
[Outs: 0] Abreu, B walked (3-2 BKKFBBB); Jeter, D advanced to second; Damon, J advanced to third.
00
[Outs: 0] Rodriguez, A flied out to rf, SF, RBI (0-0); Jeter, D advanced to third; Damon, J scored, unearned.
10
[Outs: 1] Giambi, J grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (2-2 KKBB); Abreu, B out on the play.
10
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 1stSCORE
Karstens, J pitching for New York YankeesNYYVT
[Outs: 0] O'Brien, S flied out to cf (0-0).
10
[Outs: 1] Ryan, S struck out swinging (0-2 FFS).
10
[Outs: 2] Sosnoskie, A singled to left center (0-2 KK).
10
[Outs: 2] Cueto, J grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-2 KK).
10
New York Yankees - Top of 2ndSCORE
Wells, A pitching for Virginia TechNYYVT
Zappacosta,D to p for Wells, A.10
[Outs: 0] Posada, J walked (3-2 KBFBBB).
10
[Outs: 0] Cano, R fouled out to 2b (1-2 BKF).
10
[Outs: 1] Duncan, S reached on a fielder's choice (3-1 BKBB); Posada, J out at second 2b to ss.
10
[Outs: 2] Cabrera, M doubled down the lf line (1-2 BKS); Duncan, S advanced to third.
10
[Outs: 2] Damon, J walked (3-2 FFBBBFB).
10
[Outs: 2] Jeter, D singled to shortstop, RBI (0-0); Damon, J advanced to second; Cabrera, M advanced to third; Duncan, S scored.
20
[Outs: 2] Abreu, B walked, RBI (3-2 SBBBSB); Jeter, D advanced to second; Damon, J advanced to third; Cabrera, M scored.
30
[Outs: 2] Rodriguez, A walked, RBI (3-2 BKBFBB); Abreu, B advanced to second; Jeter, D advanced to third; Damon, J scored.
40
[Outs: 2] Giambi, J flied out to rf (2-0 BB).
40
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 2ndSCORE
Karstens, J pitching for New York YankeesNYYVT
[Outs: 0] Hacker, M grounded out to 2b (2-2 BKSB).
40
[Outs: 1] Seaborn, M reached on a throwing error by 3b (1-0 B).
40
[Outs: 1] Hohman, T flied out to 2b (1-0 B).
40
[Outs: 2] Bumbry, S reached on a fielder's choice (1-2 FBKF); Seaborn, M out at second ss to 2b.
40
New York Yankees - Top of 3rdSCORE
Zappacosta,D pitching for Virginia TechNYYVT
Waskiewicz,R to p for Zappacosta,D.40
[Outs: 0] Posada, J grounded out to ss (2-1 BKB).
40
[Outs: 1] Cano, R grounded out to 2b (0-0).
40
[Outs: 2] Duncan, S flied out to rf (0-1 K).
40
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 3rdSCORE
Karstens, J pitching for New York YankeesNYYVT
[Outs: 0] Willson, T grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-1 K).
40
[Outs: 1] O'Brien, S grounded out to 2b (2-2 KBKFB).
40
[Outs: 2] Ryan, S grounded out to 2b (2-1 BFB).
40
New York Yankees - Top of 4thSCORE
Waskiewicz,R pitching for Virginia TechNYYVT
Fisher, B to p for Waskiewicz,R.40
[Outs: 0] Cabrera, M flied out to lf (3-1 BBBK).
40
Castro, B pinch hit for Damon, J.40
[Outs: 1] Castro, B walked (3-1 BBKBB).
40
Gonzalez, A pinch hit for Jeter, D.40
[Outs: 1] Gonzalez, A singled to right center (1-0 B); Castro, B advanced to second.
40
Lane, J pinch hit for Abreu, B.40
[Outs: 1] Lane, J struck out swinging (3-2 KKFBBFBS).
40
Ensburg, M pinch hit for Rodriguez, A.40
[Outs: 2] Ensburg, M struck out swinging (1-2 BFKS).
40
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 4thSCORE
Karstens, J pitching for New York YankeesNYYVT
Castro, B to lf.40
Gonzalez, A to ss.40
Lane, J to rf.40
Ensburg, M to 3b.40
Moeller, C to c for Posada, J.40
[Outs: 0] Sosnoskie, A flied out to rf (1-1 KB).
40
[Outs: 1] Cueto, J singled to left field (0-2 KK).
40
[Outs: 1] Hacker, M flied out to rf (1-0 B).
40
Blow, M pinch hit for Seaborn, M.40
[Outs: 2] Blow, M struck out swinging (0-2 KKFS).
40
New York Yankees - Top of 5thSCORE
Fisher, B pitching for Virginia TechNYYVT
Kay, C to c for Sosnoskie, A.40
Cueto, J to rf.40
Blow, M to 3b.40
Balisteri, T to ss for Hohman, T.40
Wates, A to lf for Ryan, S.40
Reed, K to cf for Bumbry, S.40
Whitley, R to p for Fisher, B.40
Porter, G pinch hit for Giambi, J.40
[Outs: 0] Porter, G grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0).
40
[Outs: 1] Moeller, C grounded out to 3b (1-0 B).
40
[Outs: 2] Cano, R out at first 1b to p (1-0 B).
40
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 5thSCORE
Karstens, J pitching for New York YankeesNYYVT
Britton, C to p for Karstens, J.40
Ransom, C to 2b for Cano, R.40
Betemit, W to 1b for Duncan, S.40
Gardner, B to cf for Cabrera, M.40
[Outs: 0] Balisteri, T struck out swinging (1-2 KBKFS).
40
[Outs: 1] Reed, K flied out to rf (0-0).
40
Lower, B pinch hit for Willson, T.40
[Outs: 2] Lower, B struck out looking (1-2 KBKK).
40
New York Yankees - Top of 6thSCORE
Whitley, R pitching for Virginia TechNYYVT
Wymer, J to p for Whitley, R.40
[Outs: 0] Betemit, W doubled to left center (3-2 BBKKBF).
40
[Outs: 0] Gardner, B doubled to right center, RBI (2-2 BKBFF); Betemit, W scored.
50
[Outs: 0] Castro, B grounded out to 2b (1-0 B); Gardner, B advanced to third.
50
Cichy, K to p for Wymer, J.50
[Outs: 1] Gonzalez, A flied out to rf (0-1 K).
50
[Outs: 2] Gardner, B scored on a wild pitch.
60
[Outs: 2] Lane, J singled to left field (2-2 BFFBF).
60
[Outs: 2] Ensburg, M walked (3-2 BBFFBB); Lane, J advanced to second.
60
Porter, G to dh.60
[Outs: 2] Ensburg, M advanced to second on a wild pitch; Lane, J advanced to third on a wild pitch.
60
[Outs: 2] Porter, G struck out swinging (2-2 BKBSS).
60
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 6thSCORE
Britton, C pitching for New York YankeesNYYVT
Giese, D to p for Britton, C.60
[Outs: 0] O'Brien, S grounded out to 2b (0-1 S).
60
[Outs: 1] Wates, A flied out to lf (0-0).
60
[Outs: 2] Kay, C struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b (1-2 KKBK).
60
New York Yankees - Top of 7thSCORE
Cichy, K pitching for Virginia TechNYYVT
Ballard, R to p for Cichy, K.60
[Outs: 0] Moeller, C singled to center field (0-0).
60
[Outs: 0] Ransom, C walked (3-2 BBFKBB); Moeller, C advanced to second.
60
[Outs: 0] Betemit, W flied out to rf down the rf line (1-2 BFKFF); Moeller, C advanced to third.
60
[Outs: 1] Gardner, B walked (3-1 BBBKB); Ransom, C advanced to second.
60
Wright, J to p for Ballard, R.60
[Outs: 1] Castro, B flied out to rf (1-0 B).
60
[Outs: 2] Gonzalez, A doubled to left field, 3 RBI (1-0 B); Gardner, B scored; Ransom, C scored; Moeller, C scored.
90
[Outs: 2] Lane, J doubled down the lf line, RBI (2-0 BB); Gonzalez, A scored.
100
[Outs: 2] Ensburg, M singled to left field, RBI (0-0); Lane, J scored.
110
[Outs: 2] Porter, G reached on a fielder's choice (1-0 B); Ensburg, M out at second ss to 2b.
110
Virginia Tech - Bottom of 7thSCORE
Giese, D pitching for New York YankeesNYYVT
Veras, J to p for Giese, D.110
[Outs: 0] Cueto, J struck out swinging (1-2 BSKS).
110
[Outs: 1] Hacker, M struck out swinging (0-2 KKS).
110
[Outs: 2] Blow, M grounded out to 2b (2-2 BBFF).
110