Saturday, July 14, 2012

Yankees Post Game Recap 7/14

Yankees vs. Angels Post Game Recap 7/14

The Yankees were able to pull off another win against the Angels, winning 5-3 on Saturday afternoon and will be thinking sweep heading into Sunday.

Freddy Garcia was able to pick up his 4th win of the season as he pitched okay on Saturday.  He kept the Yankees close, allowing five hits, five walks and three earned runs while striking out four in his five innings of work.

The bullpen was great for the Yankees, as Cody Eppley pitched two scoreless inning, allowing one hit. David Robertson was able to pick up two strikeouts while only allowing a hit in the 8th inning. Rafael Soriano got his 22nd save of the season while striking out two in the 9th.

Robinson Cano wasted no time getting his hitting streak to 17 games with a 2 run homerun in the 1st inning for his 21st long ball of the season. He picked up another RBI with a base hit in the 6th inning.

Curtis Granderson went 1 for 4, while hitting his 24th homerun of the season. It was a two run shot in the 3rd inning scoring Chris Stewart.

Alex Rodriguez, who received a decent amount of boos Friday night, was able to bounce back with a nice 2 for 4 game.  He hit a double, scoring a run and stealing his 10th base of the season.

The series finale on Sunday should be a good one, with two  pitchers having great seasons going at it as Ivan Nova (10-3, 3.92) will face Angels All-Star Jered Weaver (10-1, 1.96).

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