Andy Pettitte struck out seven and walked three in seven innings on Wednesday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
The Yankees waited until the seventh inning to collectively erupt at the plate, plating five runs to blow the game wide open. Jorge Posada homered in the second, his second long ball in as many games, to back a solid Andy Pettitte, who benefited from three double plays.
BATTING 2B: Murphy, Dv (15, Pettitte). HR: Murphy, Dv (12, 7th inning off
Pettitte, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Davis, C; Hamilton 3; Young, M; Murphy, Dv 6. RBI:
Murphy, Dv 2 (37). 2-out RBI: Murphy, Dv. Runners left in scoring position, 2
out: Young, M. GIDP: Rodriguez, I 2, Kinsler, Cruz, N. Team RISP: 0-for-4. Team
FIELDING E: Jennings (1, fielding). DP: 2 (Kinsler-Andrus-Davis,
C 2). Pickoffs: Holland, D (Cano at 1st base).
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