NY Yankees 6, LA Angels 5

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 11, 2011 3:35 PM
Location - Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Temperature - 76°
Umpires - Home Plate - Larry Vanover, First Base - Brian Gorman, Second Base - Dan Bellino, Third Base - Tony Randazzo,
Attendance - 42581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
NY Yankees 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 6 8 0
LA Angels 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Yankees 88-57 46-27 42-30 W1
LA Angels 80-66 44-31 36-35 L1

Recap


Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano each homered and the visiting New York Yankees avoided a three-game sweep with their 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

The win moved the Yankees 3 1/2 games ahead of Boston in the American League East. The Red Sox fell 9-1 to the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday.

Down 5-4 in the top of the seventh, the Yankees took the lead when Peter Bourjos dropped Mark Teixeira’s fly ball in front of the center field wall, allowing Brett Gardner and Derek Jeter to score.

Cory Wade (5-0) earned the win in relief of Freddy Garcia, who gave up five runs over five innings. Mariano Rivera pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his 40th save.

Bourjos and Howie Kendrick and each blasted two-run homers for Los Angeles, which fell 2 1/2 games behind American League West-leading Texas. The Rangers beat Oakland 8-1 on Sunday afternoon.

After Jared Weaver and Dan Haren silenced the Yankees in the first two games of the series, Ervin Santana (11-11) gave up six runs over six innings in the finale.

Rookie first baseman Mark Trumbo entered the game with nine hits in his last seven games, but he went 0-for-4 Sunday and popped out with the bases loaded in the fifth inning.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
NY Yankees   LA Angels
Freddy Garcia Player Ervin Santana
No Decision W/L Loss
5.0 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 8
7 Hits 8
9.00 ERA 7.50
Hitting
NY Yankees   LA Angels
Eric ChavezPlayer Erick Aybar
2 Hits 4
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.500 Avg .800

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
NY Yankees 8 2 15 .242 13 11 5 6 0 0
LA Angels 10 2 16 .294 16 5 4 3 3 1

Upcoming Games

  • LA Angels will play their next game on the road against Oakland. The Angels have a W/L % of .494 after a win and .615 after a loss.
  • NY Yankees will play their next game on the road against Seattle. The Yankees have a W/L % of .614 after a win and .596 after a loss.
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