Carlos Ruiz hit his first home run of the season in the second inning. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
By Todd Zolecki / MLB.com
The things the Phillies had heard about the new Yankee Stadium's proclivity for home runs proved true, as they belted four titanic shots, including an impressive shot by Raul Ibanez over the right-field bullpen. Brett Myers allowed three runs on eight hits in eight innings.
BATTING 2B: Rodriguez, A (1, Myers). HR: Rodriguez, A (6, 6th inning off Myers, 0 on, 2 out),
Jeter (6, 8th inning off Myers, 0 on, 0 out), Teixeira (12, 8th inning off Myers, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Teixeira 5;
Matsui; Rodriguez, A 6; Jeter 5; Cabrera, Me. RBI: Rodriguez, A (11), Jeter (20), Teixeira (33). 2-out RBI:
Rodriguez, A. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher. Team RISP: 0-for-1. Team LOB: