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.
Ever since Mike Trout was called up, the Angels have been on fire. This 20 year old can do it all…hit for power (12 home runs), hit for a high average (.346) and he has great speed (leading the AL in steals).
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
Peter Bourjos proved to be one of the most productive center fielders in the game last season, hitting for decent average and surprising power considering his lean frame.
Despite the big-name signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, the Los Angeles Angels haven’t distanced themselves from the 2012 Yankees.