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Payback in the Bronx

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jun 10, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

The Yankees got their revenge when CC Sabathia drilled David Ortiz in the fourth inning. Ortiz got his revenge when he led the Red Sox to a seven-run seventh inning that buried the Yankees in an 8-3 loss at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox have won eight of nine games against the Yankees this season, and they’ve swept back-to-back series in the Bronx. Ortiz had never been hit by a pitch in 697 regular-season plate appearances against the Yankees, but Sabathia hit him after Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez were hit by pitches earlier in the game. At the time the Yankees had a 2-0 lead on Curtis Granderson’s two-run home run. The Yankees led the American League East three days ago. Now they’re two games behind Boston.

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