NY Yankees 4, Oakland 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 3:35 PM
Location - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Temperature - 57°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jim Joyce, First Base - Ron Kulpa, Second Base - Jim Wolf, Third Base - Derryl Cousins,
Attendance - 25469

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 0
Oakland 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Yankees 31-23 17-13 14-10 W4
Oakland 27-30 14-15 13-15 L3

Recap


Yankees 4, A's 2: 10 straight wins against Oakland for NYY

The New York Yankees stretched their winning streak over Oakland to 10 games on Wednesday, registering a 4-2 victory over the host Athletics to complete a three-game sweep.

Former Oakland star Nick Swisher hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning to help New York beat the Athletics for the 24th time in 28 games.

A.J. Burnett (6-3) gave up two runs and three hits in seven innings and retired 13 of the last 14 hitters he faced.

Burnett allowed a two-run homer in the first to Josh Willingham and then gave up just one hit over the next six innings.

Joba Chamberlain pitched the eighth and Mariano Rivera worked a perfect ninth in the ninth for his 14th save this season and 573rd of his career.

Alex Rodriguez singled and Robinson Cano walked to start the fourth before Swisher hit a 2-0 pitch from Oakland left-hander Gio Gonzalez (6-3) into the left-field stands to give the Yankees a 4-2 lead.

Derek Jeter led off the game with a double and scored on Rodriguez’s double for New York.

David DeJesus doubled in the Oakland first and scored when Willingham hit his fourth homer in the last 11 games.

Gonzalez (5-3) gave up four runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings, while losing for the first time since April 25. Gonzalez struck out four and walked four.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
NY Yankees   Oakland
A.J. Burnett Player Gio Gonzalez
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 6.1
5 Strikeouts 4
3 Hits 5
2.57 ERA 5.68
Hitting
NY Yankees   Oakland
Alex Rodriguez Player Coco Crisp
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
NY Yankees 6 1 11 .182 15 5 4 4 1 0
Oakland 5 1 11 .167 8 7 2 3 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Athletics have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • NY Yankees will play their next game on the road against LA Angels. The Yankees have a W/L % of .548 after a win and .609 after a loss.
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