NY Yankees 5, Milwaukee 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:05 PM
Location - Yankee Stadium
Temperature - 77°
Umpires - Home Plate - Gary Cederstrom, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Alan Porter, Third Base - Fieldin Culbreth,
Attendance - 46450

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 44-37 29-11 15-26 L2
NY Yankees 47-31 27-18 20-13 W4

Recap


Russell Martin hit a three-run homer to back seven strong innings by A.J. Burnett and the host New York Yankees extended their winning streak to four games with a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.

Burnett (8-6) limited the Brewers to two runs on seven hits to help the Yankees open a 2 1/2-game lead over Boston atop the American League East.

Jorge Posada homered and Nick Swisher had a run-scoring single, giving him eight RBIs in the last four games.

Mariano Rivera earned his 21st save and moved into 12th on the career appearance list with 1,011.

Ryan Braun had three hits and an RBI single to extend his hitting streak to 19 games as Milwaukee saw its lead in the National League Central shaved to one game over St. Louis.

Martin’s blast capped a four-run fourth against Brewers starter Shaun Marcum (7-3). It was his 10th homer of the year and first since May 24.

Marcum allowed four runs, five hits, walked three and struck out six in five innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Milwaukee   NY Yankees
Shaun Marcum Player A.J. Burnett
Loss W/L Win
5.0 IP 7.0
6 Strikeouts 4
5 Hits 7
7.20 ERA 2.57
Hitting
Milwaukee   NY Yankees
Ryan Braun Player Jorge Posada
3 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 1
3 TB 5
.750 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Milwaukee 8 0 8 .242 15 7 2 2 2 0
NY Yankees 6 2 15 .200 8 8 5 3 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • NY Yankees will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Yankees have a W/L % of .596 after a win and .613 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against NY Yankees. The Brewers have a W/L % of .511 after a win and .583 after a loss.
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