Whether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.
Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano homered during New York’s five-run third inning, Rafael Soriano retired Mark Trumbo on a broken-bat flyout to end it, and the Yankees snapped the Los Angeles Angels’ eight-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory Wednesday night.
Alex Rodriguez hit his 630th home run and tied Ken Griffey Jr. for fifth place on the career list and Hiroki Kuroda pitched excellently in his pinstripes debut as the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 Friday in their 110th home opener.
Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most, leading New York past the Detroit Tigers 10-1 Tuesday night to send their AL playoff series back to the Bronx for a decisive Game 5.
Robinson Cano hit a grand slam after Maicer Izturis’ two-out error in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees overcame another shaky performance by Mariano Rivera to beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 Thursday.
Curtis Granderson hit a three-run homer off Garrett Richards before the rookie got his first major league out and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game losing streak with a 9-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
Bobby Abreu hit his second homer of the game, a two-out, two-run shot off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels then pulled a trick to trap Curtis Granderson for the final out to beat the New York Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night.
CC Sabathia came within one out of his second complete game in three starts, Alex Rodriguez hit a go-ahead two-run homer and Robinson Cano also went deep, leading the New York Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.