Joba Chamberlain was lights out, pitching six and two thirds strong innings, striking out seven Pirate batters. Robinson Cano and Bobby Abreu both homered in the win, Abreu collecting four rbi's en-route.

Joba earned his first win as a starter, improving to 2-2 on the season, and lowered his era to a 2.03.

New York Yankees
M Cabrera CF5121102.254
D Jeter SS3331100.286
a-A Gonzalez PH-SS2000004.184
B Abreu RF5234002.279
A Rodriguez 3B3010101.324
b-J Molina PH-C1000002.215
J Giambi 1B4012002.266
R Ohlendorf P1000002.000
J Veras P0000000.000
J Posada C-1B4010101.306
R Cano 2B5131002.241
J Christian LF4210101.375
J Chamberlain P1000100.000
W Betemit 1B-3B2110003.254
a-flied out to center for D Jeter in the 8th
b-grounded to third for A Rodriguez in the 8th
2B: D Jeter 2 (13, Z Duke 2); B Abreu (17, F Osoria)
HR: R Cano (5, 6th inning off T Beam 0 on, 0 Out); B Abreu (10, 6th inning off T Beam 2 on, 2 Out)
RBI: J Giambi 2 (44), D Jeter (33), R Cano (28), B Abreu 4 (50), M Cabrera (32)
S: J Chamberlain
2-out RBI: J Giambi, D Jeter, B Abreu 3, M Cabrera
GIDP: J Christian, W Betemit 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: R Ohlendorf 2, B Abreu 1, A Gonzalez 1, R Cano 1
Team LOB: 10
SB: M Cabrera (6, 2nd base off T Beam/R Doumit)
Outfield Assist: B Abreu (R Doumit at Home).
New York Yankees
J Chamberlain (W, 2-2)6.2600170114-762.03
R Ohlendorf1.100003019-135.35
J Veras1.020001017-113.22
HBP: J Wilson (By J Chamberlain)
Batters faced: J Chamberlain 27; R Ohlendorf 4; J Veras 5
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: J Chamberlain 8-4; R Ohlendorf 1-0; J Veras 0-2

Scoring Summary

1stJ Giambi grounded into fielder's choice to first, D Jeter scored, A Rodriguez out at second, B Abreu to third, B Abreu scored on throwing error by shortstop J Wilson.20
3rdJ Giambi singled to right, D Jeter scored.30
4thD Jeter doubled to deep center, J Christian scored.40
6thR Cano homered to right center.50
6thB Abreu homered to right, M Cabrera and D Jeter scored.80
8thB Abreu doubled to right, W Betemit scored, M Cabrera to third.90
9thM Cabrera singled to shallow left, J Christian scored, W Betemit to second.100

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