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CC, Jeter carry Yanks to fourth straight win

Posted by: Josh Thomson - Posted in Misc on Sep 04, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

CC Sabathia moved to within two strikeouts of 2,000 for his career on Sunday, picking up his 19th win while striking out 10 over 7.1 innings in the 9-3 victory. He worked in and out of trouble early, before hitting his stride after the fourth inning. Derek Jeter hit a three-run homer in the third (his fifth of the season), Alex Rodriguez added a solo shot in the sixth (his 15th of the year) and Nick Swisher hit the longest Yankee home run of the day with his two-run shot in the eighth (his 22nd). Jeter also had a two-run single in the eighth, tying his career high with five RBI. Rookie Jesus Montero had his first multi-hit game after picking up his first career hit on Saturday. With Boston losing 9-0 to Texas, the Yanks are in line to extend their lead in the division to 1 1/2 games.

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