Discussion

Bombers beat up Astros, back in first

Jorge Posada hit his second grand slam in as many days, and the Yanks won yet again

Updated: June 15, 2010, 12:04 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The last time the Yankees had a piece of first place in the American League East, it was the day before Alex Rodriguez dared to jog across Dallas Braden's mound.

Since that point on April 21 in Oakland, 14 games into the season, the Yankees have feasted on cupcakes, as they did this weekend against the Houston Astros, culminating their three-game sweep with a 9-5 rain-soaked victory Sunday.

Now tied with the Tampa Bay Rays for the best record in baseball ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • No Time To Lose
    In typical fashion, the Yankees followed an uplifting streak with a deflating loss.
  • New Girl
    CiCi Bellis, 15, made a name for herself by pulling a major upset at the US Open.
  • Banned For Preseason
    Dimitri Patterson has been suspended by the Jets for the rest of the preseason.
  • J.R. Calls His Shot
    J.R. Smith: "On pace to be one of the best shooters the game had ever seen!"
  • The Juan That They Want
    Juan Lagares' two-run home run was the difference for the Mets against the Braves.

ALSO SEE