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 ...

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