New York Yankees Turn on the Jets Late, Split Double-Header

May 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the Yankees broke their first three game losing streak of the season, Phil Hughes just kept on rolling.
After a Brett Gardner single and steal of second in the first inning, Alex Rodriguez singled him in with two outs. In the third with one out, Derek Jeter walked and stole second, and was driven in by Mark Teixeira , again with two outs.
Meanwhile, it was smooth sailing for Phil Hughes right along through seven. The Yanks broke it open in the eighth as Robinson Cano led off and was hit by a pitch. After a Randy Winn fielder’s choice, Greg Golson got the first hit of his big league career. Francisco Cervelli followed with an RBI single, followed by a walk to Ramiro Peña to load the bases. Jim Leyland proceeded to remove Phil Coke and bring in Figaro. Singles from Gardner and Teixeira broke the game open to 6-0, and Alex Rodriguez added an RBI double. Teixeira scored on a Figaro wild pitch to make the game 8-0.
Mariano Rivera finished off the game...

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