Andruw Jones hit two of New York’s four homers, Freddy Garcia pitched 6 2-3 solid innings in muggy conditions and the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 in the opener of a split doubleheader on Saturday.
“I think we’ve hit bottom,” Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said after his bullpen blew a nine-run lead, allowing back-to-back seven-run innings to hand the New York Yankees a 15-9 victory.
New York Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher went 4-for-8 with a home run Wednesday in his first game since being sidelined by a groin injury a week ago.
Mark Teixeira homered twice against his former team, Nick Swisher also went deep and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series.
The Yankees send the Tigers to their seventh straight loss.
Yankees come from way back to beat Baltimore.
Heralded Japanese import Tsuyoshi Nishioka has left the Minnesota Twins’ game against the New York Yankees with an apparent left leg injury, after Nick Swisher slid into him at second base while breaking up a double play.
Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher hit round-trippers as the Yankees edge Tampa Bay.