7:05 PM ET, September 14, 2009
Yankee Stadium, New York, New York
Teixeira key as Yanks rally vs. Angels in possible playoff preview
• The Yankees have now won five of their last six home games vs. the Angels.
• New York improved to 42-15 since the All-Star break.
• Nick Swisher hit his 27th HR of the season. He now has six homers in his last 14 games.
• Mariano Rivera earned his first 40th-save season since 2005.
• Jered Weaver lost for just the second time in seven career starts vs. the Yankees.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
After hitting 21 of his first 24 homers on the road, Swisher has three straight at Yankee Stadium. ... There were lots of empty premium seats. Attendance was announced at 44,301, the lowest at Yankee Stadium since a makeup game on July 23, with a turnstile count of 30,070. ... Teixeira hadn't tripled since Aug. 11, 2007. ... Joba Chamberlain allowed one run and four hits in four innings and was pulled after 67 pitches. After limiting his pitch count to as few as 35 in recent starts, the Yankees are allowing him to gradually build back up.
Regular Season Series
|Series tied 5-5 (as of Mon 9/14)|
|Thu 4/30||@NYY 7, LAA 4||Recap|
|Fri 5/1||@NYY 10, LAA 9||Recap|
|Sat 5/2||LAA 8, @NYY 4||Recap|
|Fri 7/10||@LAA 10, NYY 6||Recap|
|Sat 7/11||@LAA 14, NYY 8||Recap|
|Sun 7/12||@LAA 5, NYY 4||Recap|
|» Mon 9/14||@NYY 5, LAA 3||Box Score|
|Mon 9/21||@LAA 5, NYY 2||Recap|
|Tue 9/22||NYY 6, @LAA 5||Recap|
|Wed 9/23||NYY 3, @LAA 2||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Angels | Yankees|
|2nd||V Guerrero homered to left.||1||0|
|3rd||N Swisher homered to right.||1||1|
|5th||C Figgins grounded out to second, E Aybar scored.||2||1|
|5th||M Teixeira tripled to deep center, N Swisher and J Damon scored.||2||3|
|8th||K Morales grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first, B Abreu scored, T Hunter out at second, T Evans to third.||3||3|
|8th||B Gardner stole third, A Rodriguez stole second, B Gardner scored, A Rodriguez safe at third on throwing error by catcher M Napoli.||3||4|
|8th||R Cano singled to center, A Rodriguez scored, F Guzman to third.||3||5|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, New York, NY|
|Attendance||44,701 (90.9% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||74 degrees, partly cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Derryl Cousins, First Base - Jim Joyce, Second Base - Greg Gibson, Third Base - Bill Miller|