1:00 PM ET, September 27, 2009
Yankee Stadium, New York, New York
NEW YORK -- Soaked to the skin with champagne, Mark Teixeira stood on the giant "NY" logo in the Yankees clubhouse and shouted like crazy.
The Yankees continued their dominance of the American League East on Sunday, clinching their 16th division crown since 1969.
|Blue Jays||5||*Excludes 1981, 1994 strike season|
• The Yankees clinched their 11th AL East crown since 1995, tying for the the most division titles in the wild card era along the way.
• New York has now won nine of its last 10 games vs. Boston after losing the first eight games in the season series.
• This was the Yankees' 49th comeback win, which is the most in MLB. This was also their 35th come-from-behind victory at home, which is the most in team history.
• The Red Sox have now lost three straight and five of their last seven games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
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Cano singled for his 200th hit this year. He joined Jeter as the only second base-shortstop teammate tandem to reach the mark in the same season, the Elias Sports Bureau said. ... The Yankees won their 16th division title since 1969, matching Atlanta's mark. ... Posada sat out again because of muscle spasms near his neck. He's feeling better. ... Boston LHP Jon Lester, hit near the right knee by a line drive Friday night, continued to improve. He might skip a throwing session this week, but remains on schedule for his next start.
Regular Season Series
|Series tied 9-9 (as of Sun 9/27)|
|Fri 4/24||@BOS 5, NYY 4||Recap|
|Sat 4/25||@BOS 16, NYY 11||Recap|
|Sun 4/26||@BOS 4, NYY 1||Recap|
|Mon 5/4||BOS 6, @NYY 4||Recap|
|Tue 5/5||BOS 7, @NYY 3||Recap|
|Tue 6/9||@BOS 7, NYY 0||Recap|
|Wed 6/10||@BOS 6, NYY 5||Recap|
|Thu 6/11||@BOS 4, NYY 3||Recap|
|Thu 8/6||@NYY 13, BOS 6||Recap|
|Fri 8/7||@NYY 2, BOS 0||Recap|
|Sat 8/8||@NYY 5, BOS 0||Recap|
|Sun 8/9||@NYY 5, BOS 2||Recap|
|Fri 8/21||NYY 20, @BOS 11||Recap|
|Sat 8/22||@BOS 14, NYY 1||Recap|
|Sun 8/23||NYY 8, @BOS 4||Recap|
|Fri 9/25||@NYY 9, BOS 5||Recap|
|Sat 9/26||@NYY 3, BOS 0||Recap|
|» Sun 9/27||@NYY 4, BOS 2||Box Score|
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|1st||M Lowell reached on infield single to third, J Bay scored, K Youkilis to third, D Ortiz to second.||1||0|
|3rd||M Lowell grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first, J Bay scored, D Ortiz out at second, K Youkilis to third.||2||0|
|3rd||M Cabrera homered to right.||2||1|
|6th||H Matsui singled to right, M Teixeira and A Rodriguez scored.||2||3|
|8th||M Teixeira homered to right.||2||4|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, New York, NY|
|Attendance||47,576 (96.7% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||66 degrees, drizzle|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Chad Fairchild, First Base - Bill Welke, Second Base - Tim Welke, Third Base - Jeff Kellogg|