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.
Game Scores: Myers , Burnett, AJ . HBP: Utley (by Burnett, AJ). Pitches-strikes: Myers 107-77, Madson 12-9, Burnett, AJ 95-59, Wang 51-29. Groundouts-flyouts: Myers 14-1, Madson 2-0, Burnett, AJ 5-4, Wang 3-2. Batters faced: Myers 32, Madson 3, Burnett, AJ 28, Wang 15. Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Lance
Barksdale. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Randy Marsh. Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind: 13 mph, L
to R. T: 2:33. Att: 46,288. Venue: Yankee Stadium. May 22, 2009 May 22, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner