Colon proceeded to own the Mets, until he got into some trouble in the fifth. Jason Bay singled back to the mound and moved to second on a fly ball single by Duda. Josh Thole lined a single to left to load the bases, but the Mets’ pitcher Dillon Gee grounded the ball to Alex Rodriguez who started a nice double play to end the inning and get out of trouble.
The Pinstripes’ bats woke up in the sixth inning. A solo homer by Granderson put the first run of the game on the board. Mark Teixeira followed with a single to center and Rodriguez singled to right. Robinson Cano then drove a triple down the line in right, plating two more runs. A sac fly from Nick Swisher gave the Bombers a 4-0 lead, heading into the late innings.
The game stayed 4-0 until the ninth, when Nunez gave the Yankees a little more breathing room as he drove a solo homer to left center. … Click here to read the rest