For the first time in seemingly forever, the Yankees actually jumped all over a Lefty-They’ve-Never-Seen-Before™ in the form of Jo-Jo Reyes (who only lasted three innings and gave up five runs — now that’s more like it!) and never looked back, taking the rubber game against the Blue Jays 7-3 on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon.
Things started off promisingly in the 1st, as a Derek Jeter leadoff double was plated by a Curtis Granderson double (his first of two on the game — is this man on fire or what?), as the Yankees took a 1-0 lead before an out was recorded. They quickly added to the lead on an Andruw Jones two-run bomb in the second (driving in a Russell Martin bases-on-balls), and then grabbed two more in the third as Mark Teixeira blasted a two-run shot to left-field. Though that would be all they’d need, the Yankees added two more on Jones’ second two-run shot of the game.… Click here to read the rest