It was a rubber-match game and anything can happen in rubber-match games. Hell, anything can happen in baseball, right John Sterling? Including a very good pitching performance. Or, a very good pitching performance and an excellent one.
Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Eduardo Nunez and Francisco Cervelli are still out and injured for the Yanks. When those guys are activated, there won't be room on the 25-man roster for everyone. Someone will have to go as each player returns...
The demise of the Yankees was written at least a dozen times from February 1 until now. The injuries, oh the injuries. But baseball people must not have been baseball people through and through because they forgot that CC Sabathia and Robinson Cano and Mariano Rivera were still around and the bullpen was in tact. And the division actually wasn't that good if you know how baseball teams win in 2
The New York Yankees won one of their best games on Sunday as they finally solved the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and defeated them 6-5. Mariano Rivera collected his 599th career save and more importantly the Yankees now have a 4 game lead in the loss column against the Red Sox in the AL East division.
Find out the injury update as well as a surprise MLB debut in this game by the Yankees.