Yankee Stadium closed for good with a victory. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
Opened in 1923, Yankee Stadium closed its doors after a lifetime of memories with one final win, which was delivered in part by starter Andy Pettitte and closer Mariano Rivera, who pitched the ninth. A moving pregame ceremony honored the contributions of legions of legends.
a-Walked for Castro, Ju in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Fahey in the 9th. 1-Ran for Salazar, O in the
BATTING 2B: Millar (25, Pettitte). 3B: Jones, Ad (7, Pettitte). TB:
Millar 2; Jones, Ad 4; Payton; Roberts, B; Mora; Markakis. RBI: Payton (41), Mora (102), Roberts,
B (55). 2-out RBI: Roberts, B. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis;
Roberts, B. Team RISP: 3-for-9. Team LOB: 7.
Roberts, B (38, 2nd base off Pettitte/Molina, J), Jones, Ad (10, 2nd base off Veras/Molina, J).
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