Game underway; Yanks up, 2-0

August, 9, 2012
8/09/12
2:23
PM ET
Today's Yankees-Tigers game began at 1:34 after a 29-minute rain delay and though the skies are cloudy, no more rain has fallen after this morning's epic downpour. The Yankees are up, 2-0, after an RBI triple by Raul Ibanez and an RBI single by Ichiro Suzuki, both in the second inning off Doug Fister. Hiroki Kuroda escaped trouble in the first when, after an infield hit by Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera took too wide a turn off second and was caught in a rundown, ending the inning.
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Jacoby Ellsbury
BA HR RBI R
.282 8 47 49
OTHER LEADERS
HRM. Teixeira 17
RBIM. Teixeira 48
RB. Gardner 62
OPSB. Gardner .768
WM. Tanaka 12
ERAM. Tanaka 2.51
SOM. Tanaka 135