I really don’t even know where to begin with this recap other than saying, “Phew!”
This game had it all: good pitching, not so good pitching, good fielding, not so good fielding, dinky hits, long balls, lots of hits, lots of runs and thank goodness, the Yankees were able to come out on top.
CC Sabathia was given the responsibility to stop the bleeding and stall the losing streak at two games. He did just that.
The game itself wasn’t pretty and it became extremely scary for Yankee fans in the bottom half of the seventh inning.
- Austin Jackson singled to center
- Omar Infante struck out swinging
- Miguel Cabrera safe at first on third baseman Casey McGehee‘s fielding error, Jackson to third
- Prince Fielder grounded out to first, Jackson scored, Cabrera to second
- David Robertson relieved CC Sabathia
- Delmon Young singled to second, Cabrera to third
- Andy Dirks pinch hit for Jeff Bake
- Dirks singled to left, Cabrera scored, Young to third
- Brennan Boesch singled to third, Young scored, Dirks to second
- Alex Avila hit for Gerald Laird
- Avila singled to shallow left, Dirks scored, Boesch to second
- Ramon Santiago grounded out to second
By the time the inning was finally over it was 8-7.… Click here to read the rest