Los Angeles Angels
Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson each hit two-run homers off Jerome Williams on Saturday, leading the New York Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
Mark Teixeira homered twice and drove in five runs, Russell Martin hit a go-ahead single and the New York Yankees overcame yet another homer by Mark Trumbo to rally past the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 Friday night.
The regular season is not the issue for the Yankees. But once they get to the postseason, there may be dark times around the corner.
Fans in Anaheim didn’t just take in a ballgame Wednesday night. Apparently they also had seats for The Umpire Strikes Back.
Surging Angels slugger Mark Trumbo’s bat broke, Rafael Soriano roared off the mound in celebration, and the Yankees escaped with a streak-snapping win.
New York couldn’t be terribly frustrated about its play, yet it wasn’t enough to beat a team in the profound groove occupied by the Angels.
When Jered Weaver limped off the mound after 12 pitches with lower back pain, the Yankees had an unexpected opportunity to face the Angels without their ace. But Phil Hughes and the New York bullpen just couldn’t get enough people out.
The Yankees out-slugged the Angles Sunday night as they claimed an 11-5 victory.
Angels ended their three-game skid and stopped New York’s winning streak at four.
Alex Rodriguez has tied former Seattle teammate Ken Griffey Jr., for fifth place on the career home run list with his 630th home run.
The Yankees have heated up after three straight losses to start the season. It hasn’t been the same for the meat of the Bombers’ lineup.
Watch out, Yankees. Major League Baseball is starting to spread the wealth.
Judging by the joyous chorus of my Tri-State brethren, any tears gliding down the cheeks of baseball fans in the five boroughs will be from glee, not regret, over the recent departure of A.J. Burnett.
Since trading away Jesus Montero, the Yankees need to acquire an additional DH. Hideki Matsui could fill that role and bring some clutch back to the Yankees.
Some Yankees fans have expressed outrage, but Brian Cashman has kept the organization’s best interests at heart by waiting for the right deal.