New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers
August 21, 2001 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on August 21, 2001 at The Ballpark in Arlington. The Texas Rangers defeated the New York Yankees and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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New York Yankees 3, Texas Rangers 13

New York Yankees ab r h rbi
Jeter ss 3 0 0 0
Wilson ph,ss 2 0 0 0
O'Neill rf 2 0 0 0
Sojo 3b 1 0 0 0
Williams B. cf 2 0 1 0
Williams G. cf 1 1 0 0
Justice dh 4 1 2 2
Posada c 3 0 0 0
Greene c 1 0 0 0
Spencer lf 3 1 1 0
Johnson 1b 4 0 2 1
Soriano 2b 3 0 0 0
Bellinger 3b,rf 3 0 1 0
Hernandez p 0 0 0 0
Witasick p 0 0 0 0
Wohlers p 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 3 7 3
Texas Rangers ab r h rbi
Catalanotto lf 5 2 2 2
Lamb 3b 4 2 2 3
Rodriguez A. ss 4 1 1 2
Sheldon ph,ss 1 0 0 0
Palmeiro 1b 3 3 2 1
Velarde 1b 1 0 0 0
Rodriguez I. c 4 0 1 1
Haselman c 1 0 0 0
Sierra dh 5 2 5 3
Ledee rf 5 0 2 1
Kapler cf 4 0 0 0
Young 2b 3 3 2 0
Davis p 0 0 0 0
Petkovsek p 0 0 0 0
Foster p 0 0 0 0
Totals 40 13 17 13
New York 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 7 0
Texas 3 2 2 0 1 3 1 1 x 13 17 1
New York Yankees IP H R ER BB SO
Hernandez L (0-6) 5.0 11 8 8 1 1
Witasick 2.0 5 4 4 1 2
Wohlers 1.0 1 1 1 0 2
Totals 8.0 17 13 13 2 5
Texas Rangers IP H R ER BB SO
Davis W (7-8) 7.0 6 1 1 3 1
Petkovsek 1.0 1 2 1 0 1
Foster 1.0 0 0 0 2 0
Totals 9.0 7 3 2 5 2

E –Sheldon (6). DP –Texas 3. 2B –New York B Williams (27,off Davis), Texas Sierra (18,off O Hernandez); Young (13,off Witasick). HR –New York Justice (16,8th inning off Petkovsek 1 on, 1 out), Texas A Rodriguez (38,1st inning off O Hernandez 1 on, 1 out); Catalanotto (9,2nd inning off O Hernandez 1 on, 1 out); Palmeiro (33,3rd inning off O Hernandez 0 on, 0 out); Sierra 2 (16,3rd inning off O Hernandez 0 on, 1 out,8th inning off Wohlers 0 on, 2 out). Team LOB –7. SF –Lamb (1,off Witasick). Team –6. WP –Witasick (1), Davis (5). U-HP –Martin Foster, 1B –Mark Hirschbeck, 2B –Pat Spieler, 3B –Wally Bell. T –2:57. A –34,940.

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