Braves Snap Yankees Win Streak With 4-3 Victory
The Yankees 10 game winning streak came to an end on Tuesday night as the Braves would beat the Bombers 4-3.
The Yankees would get on the board first thanks to Nick Swisher as he hit an RBI double off of Tim Hudson in the bottom of the 2nd scoring Mark Teixeria and Raul Ibanez. The Braves would bounce back against Hiroki Kuroda with a run in the top of the 3rd and then take the lead with a pair of runs in the top of the 4th. The Yankees would tie things up in the bottom of the 4th thanks to a fielding error by Chipper Jones off the bat of Russell Martin that would score Ibanez.
The Braves would regain the lead in the top of the 6th as Jason Heyward would hit a hard single that would bounce off Mark Teixeria’s leg scoring Brian McCann. Texieria would limp around for awhile but would stay in the game.
The Braves Bullpen would shut down the Yankees in the last 3 innings with Craig Kimbrel taking care of Derek Jeter, Curtis Granderson and A-Rod in the bottom of the 9th for the win.
The final game of this series will take place Wednesday afternoon as Phil Hughes will take the mound for the Yankees up against Tommy Hanson for the Braves. You can hear all the action on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio starting with the pre-game at 12:30 and first pitch at 1:05.