1:05 PM ET, May 22, 2011
Yankee Stadium, New York, New York
Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson help Yanks slam Mets
NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez slid both hands into the pockets of his black jeans and smiled."I showed them, didn't I?" he said before cracking a smile and laughing.Once again, a team intentionally walked Mark Teixeira to pitch to A-Rod.
Since a tying single in the ninth at Texas on Aug. 11, Jeter's only other tying or go-ahead hit from the seventh on was a leadoff home in the seventh at Texas on May 8 that put New York ahead 5-4, according to STATS LLC. ... Swisher is in a 16-for-90 (.178) slide. ... The Yankees improved to 2-14 when trailing after six innings. ... Jeter has a 25-game hitting streak in home games against the Mets.
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Regular Season Series
|1st||C Granderson homered to right. (374 feet)||0||1|
|2nd||W Harris singled to center, J Bay scored, F Martinez to third.||1||1|
|2nd||R Paulino grounded out to pitcher, F Martinez scored, W Harris to second.||2||1|
|2nd||J Pridie singled to right, W Harris scored.||3||1|
|7th||D Jeter singled to center, B Gardner and C Dickerson scored, F Cervelli to second.||3||3|
|7th||A Rodriguez reached on infield single to third, F Cervelli scored, D Jeter to third, M Teixeira to second.||3||4|
|7th||R Cano singled to right, D Jeter scored, M Teixeira to third, A Rodriguez to second.||3||5|
|7th||B Gardner doubled to left, M Teixeira and A Rodriguez scored, R Cano to third.||3||7|
|7th||C Dickerson singled to left, R Cano and B Gardner scored.||3||9|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, New York, NY|
|Attendance||48,293 (98.2% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||58 degrees, cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Eric Cooper, First Base - Mark Carlson, Second Base - Tim Timmons, Third Base - Jeff Kellogg|
The Yankees had four bases-loaded hits in an inning for the first time since July 10, 1986 against the Twins (6th inning) The Mets allowed four bases-loaded hits in an inning for the first time since July 30, 1969 against the Astros (9th inning) Derek Jeter: Snapped 0-for-21 bases loaded slump with game-tying hit. His last bases loaded hit was an infield hit on April 13, 2010 against the Angels. Alex Rodriguez's hit with the bases loaded made him 3-for-5 with the bases loaded this season. Dating back to the start of 2010, he is now 12-for-his-last-25 with the bases loaded, with 4 sacrifice flies. Robinson Cano's bases-loaded hit made him 3-for-5 with the bases loaded this season. Dating back to the start of 2010, he is 14-for-his-last-23 with the bases loaded with 4 sacrifice flies.
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