Phil Hughes only pitched four innings, but those 89 pitches gave Yankee fans a reason to hope during the offseason. Hughes struck out four and allowed only one run (did not factor into the decision) as the Yankees beat the ChiSox, 5-1.

Johnny Damon and Alex Rodriguez each homered in the win, and Xavier Nady continued to provide timely hitting, driving in the game tying run in the seventh inning.

New York Yankees
J Damon LF3112112.308
B Gardner CF0000000.185
D Jeter SS4000013.304
B Abreu RF4000020.296
A Rodriguez 3B3211120.305
J Giambi 1B3000001.250
C Ransom 1B1000000.348
X Nady DH3111000.278
R Cano 2B3030000.262
I Rodriguez C3010002.279
M Cabrera CF-LF3110003.243
2B: R Cano (31, C Richard)
HR: J Damon (15, 8th inning off S Linebrink 1 on, 0 Out); A Rodriguez (35, 8th inning off S Linebrink 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI: X Nady (34), J Damon 2 (66), A Rodriguez (101)
2-out RBI: X Nady, A Rodriguez
GIDP: D Jeter, M Cabrera
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: D Jeter 1, I Rodriguez 1
Team LOB: 3
DP: 1 (D Jeter-C Ransom).
New York Yankees
P Hughes4.041124089-577.96
P Coke2.010000028-190.00
B Bruney (W, 3-0)1.00000006-52.03
J Chamberlain (H, 16)1.010001010-82.53
E Ramirez1.000002014-93.98
Batters faced: P Hughes 18; P Coke 7; B Bruney 3; J Chamberlain 3; E Ramirez 3
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: P Hughes 3-5; P Coke 2-4; B Bruney 2-1; J Chamberlain 2-0; E Ramirez 1-0
Scoring Summary

3rdJ Dye grounded out to third, O Cabrera scored.10
7thX Nady singled to center, A Rodriguez scored.11
7thX Nady scored, R Cano to third on wild pitch by M MacDougal.12
8thJ Damon homered to right center, M Cabrera scored.14
8thA Rodriguez homered to right.15

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