Everybody will focus on the hitting, but the Yankees did some fine work on the mound tonight. The last 13 A’s went in order and the Yankees combined on 12 strikeouts.
Meanwhile, washed-up Mike Mussina improved to 12-6 with a 3.49 ERA.
Career pitching wins
34. Jim Palmer 268
35. Bob Feller, Eppa Rixey 266
37. Jim McCormick 265
38. Gus Weyhing 264
39. Mike Mussina 262
Joba Chamberlain will try and keep it going tomorrow. Oakland changed its rotation and will start Sean Gallagher. Justin Duchschererererer will go on Sunday.