Jam session ends road trip on high note

Yanks' arms work through heap of trouble, carry Bombers back to Bronx in first place

Updated: June 6, 2011, 7:34 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Yankees used four pitchers in Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, and not one had anywhere near his best stuff.

From starter Bartolo Colon to closer Mariano Rivera, each had an issue to contend with and a problem to solve.

Colon had little command of his breaking pitches and had to rely on fastballs. David Robertson, as usual, needed to load the bases before he buckled down to the task at hand, a little like a test pilot who must put his plane ...

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