Holy Home Run Fest!!!
Robinson Cano plated Curtis Granderson on an error with 2 outs by Coco Crisp to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead and keep the inning alive. The next batter, Mark Teixeira, hit a two run home run to put the Yankees up 3-0.
Josh Reddick hit his 12th home run of the season, off Ivan Nova, to bring the A's back to 3-1.
Robinson Cano got into the homer fest with his own solo shot to make it 4-0 Yanks.
Swisher, the former A, went the other way and out for a two run home run to put the Yankees up for good at 6-1
The Yankees win 6-3 with Rafael Soriano's 4th save of the season.
Welcome to West Coast baseball and late starts and REALLY late endings to games. Tonight the Yankees face the Oakland A's for the first game in a three game series. Ivan Nova will be on the mound for the Yankees and facing Tyson Ross for the A's. The game will be televised on YES at 10:05 pm ET.
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Raul Ibanez LF
Nick Swisher RF
Eric Chavez DH
Russell Martin C