Despite a solid performance by Mike Mussina (5 innings, 4 hits, 6 strikeouts) and a Jason Giambi home run, the Yanks 3-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays was not enough to get the Yanks into the playoffs.
Boston beat Cleveland 5-4 last night, wrapping up the Wild Card for the American League. This is the first time since 1995 that the Bombers will not be playing October baseball.
This season also marks the first time in Derek Jeter's career that he will no be participating in the playoffs.

New York Yankees
B Gardner CF4020000.202
J Damon LF4000011.305
M Cabrera LF0000000.243
B Abreu RF4010010.299
A Rodriguez 3B4000021.300
J Giambi 1B4221010.252
D Jeter SS0000000.301
X Nady DH4010010.267
R Cano 2B4111001.264
C Ransom SS-1B2000110.276
J Molina C3000022.219
2B: X Nady (10, J Litsch); R Cano (32, J Litsch)
3B: B Gardner (2, J Litsch)
HR: J Giambi (32, 4th inning off J Litsch 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI: R Cano (65), J Giambi (95)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: J Damon 1, J Molina 1
Team LOB: 4
E: C Ransom (2, throw)
DP: 1 (R Cano-C Ransom-J Giambi).
Outfield Assist: B Gardner (M Scutaro at 3rd base).
New York Yankees
M Mussina (W, 19-9)5.040006073-473.47
P Coke (H, 4)0.11000109-70.00
B Bruney (H, 11)1.000002014-81.87
D Marte0.011110015-85.40
J Chamberlain (H, 19)1.230013030-172.42
M Rivera (S, 38)1.000002013-71.43
WP: J Chamberlain
IBB: A Lind (By J Chamberlain)
Batters faced: M Mussina 17; P Coke 2; B Bruney 3; D Marte 2; J Chamberlain 9; M Rivera 3
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: M Mussina 6-2; P Coke 0-0; B Bruney 1-0; D Marte 0-0; J Chamberlain 2-0; M Rivera 1-0

Scoring Summary

2ndR Cano grounded out to second, J Giambi scored, X Nady to third.10
4thJ Giambi homered to right center.20
7thR Cano scored on G Zaun's passed ball.30
7thS Rolen singled to center, A Lind scored, L Overbay to second.31

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