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Box > NY Yankees 6, Los Angeles 2
Halsey a hit in debut
Left-hander Brad Halsey got a base hit in his first at-bat and a win in his first Major League game as the Yankees rolled past Los Angeles to even an exciting three-game Interleague series. Hideki Matsui hit a three-run homer.
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Brad Halsey follows through on a base hit in his first Major League at-bat. (Jill Weisleder/Dodgers)
Hideo Nomo nearly escaped the first inning unscathed, but Hideki Matsui hit a ball that cleared the shallowest part of the right-field fence for a three-run homer. Nomo hit a solo homer, but the Dodgers couldn't come back.
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NY Yankees (43-23)
Won 1
NY Yankees 6, Los Angeles 2  
Los Angeles (36-29)
Lost 1
June 19, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
New York
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   6 7 1
Los Angeles
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 8 1
Standings through 6/19/04  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
Williams, CF5110002.270
Jeter, SS4010002.255
Rodriguez, 3B3211100.297
Giambi, 1B3100101.238
Clark, 1B0000000.218
Sheffield, RF2111200.302
Matsui, LF4113022.279
Flaherty, C4000002.161
Cairo, 2B3000000.294
Halsey, P2010010.500
Quantrill, P1000001.000
Gordon, P0000000.000
a-Sierra, R, PH1010000.269
Rivera, P0000000.000

a-Singled for Gordon in the 9th.

HR: Matsui (12, 1st inning off Nomo, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Williams; Jeter; Rodriguez; Sheffield; Matsui 4; Halsey; Sierra, R.
RBI: Sheffield (44), Matsui 3 (40), Rodriguez (39).
2-out RBI: Sheffield, Matsui 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui, Flaherty 2, Jeter.
GIDP: Quantrill.
Team LOB: 5.

SB: Rodriguez (13, 2nd base off Sanchez/Ross, D), Sierra, R (1, 2nd base off Alvarez/Ross, D).
CS: Jeter (3, 2nd base by Nomo/Ross, D).

E: Cairo (3, drop ball).
DP: (Jeter-Cairo-Clark).

Izturis, SS4010011.313
Werth, LF4120001.269
Bradley, CF4010003.270
Green, 1B4001011.255
Beltre, 3B4010001.311
Encarnacion, RF4010021.254
Hernandez, 2B3010101.326
Ross, D, C3000012.169
b-Ventura, PH1000011.226
Nomo, P2111000.176
a-Grabowski, PH1000000.253
Sanchez, P0000000.250
Martin, P0000000.000
Alvarez, P0000000.167
c-Saenz, PH1000001.268

a-Flied out for Nomo in the 7th. b-Struck out for Ross, D in the 9th. c-Grounded into a double play for Alvarez in the 9th.

2B: Bradley (12, Halsey), Beltre (15, Halsey).
HR: Nomo (1, 5th inning off Halsey, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Izturis; Werth 2; Bradley 2; Beltre 2; Encarnacion; Hernandez; Nomo 4.
RBI: Green (32), Nomo (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre, Bradley 2, Ross, D.
GIDP: Saenz.
Team LOB: 7.

SB: Izturis (11, 2nd base off Halsey/Flaherty).

E: Hernandez (3, throw).
Outfield assists: Werth (Jeter at 3rd base).
DP: (Beltre-Izturis-Green).

Halsey (W, 1-0)5.25221313.18
Quantrill (H, 8)1.02000003.51
Gordon (H, 20)1.10000201.85
Rivera 1.01000100.96
Nomo (L, 3-8)7.04443317.26
Sanchez 0.22211002.56
Martin 0.10000003.45
Alvarez 1.01000002.98

WP: Nomo.
IBB: Sheffield (by Sanchez).
HBP: Cairo (by Nomo), Jeter (by Sanchez).
Pitches-strikes: Halsey 108-70, Quantrill 17-12, Gordon 17-12, Rivera 10-7, Nomo 94-63, Sanchez 15-6, Martin 4-3, Alvarez 23-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Halsey 9-5, Quantrill 1-2, Gordon 1-1, Rivera 2-0, Nomo 8-9, Sanchez 0-1, Martin 0-1, Alvarez 1-2.
Batters faced: Halsey 24, Quantrill 5, Gordon 4, Rivera 3, Nomo 27, Sanchez 5, Martin 2, Alvarez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Quantrill 1-0, Gordon 2-0, Martin 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:59.
Att: 54,876.

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