Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Yankees @ Braves 6/12/12


Just like that , in the first inning, it is 3-0 Braves

Make that 4-0 Braves

Minor is out of the game after pitching 7+ shut out innings.

The Yankees mount a comeback in the 8th with Johnny Venters on the mound. Alex Rodriguez hits a grand slam, his 23rd of his career, to tie the game. 4-4!!

Alex Rodriguez's 23rd career grand slam ties Lou Gehrig for the most all time in major league baseball history! 

Nick Swisher with a two run home run to put the Yankees up 6-4!! What an 8th inning.

Yankees Win 6-4

Tonight the Yankees will face off against the Atlanta Braves in game 2 of a three game set at Turner Field in Atlanta. CC Sabathia will be on the mound for the Yanks as they try to keep playing hot baseball and will be facing the Braves Mike Minor. The game will be televised at 7:05 pm ET on MY9 and MLB Network. 


Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Andruw Jones LF
Chris Stewart C

The Yankees are currently tied for first place with the Tampa Bay Rays in the AL East

Go Yankees!