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Yanks 8, Jays 7

Posted By Alex Belth On August 28, 2004 @ 9:34 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

In what was most likely his last chance as a starter [1] for New York, Esteban Loaiza [2] was awful once again but the Yankees scored enough runs to come away with a win. Phew. (Or is the P-U?) I know it is not nice to call a professional useless, but that is pretty much what Loaiza has been as a Yankee. Tom Gordon was forced into the game when the middle relief couldn’t hold a four-run lead (he earned the save [3]). The Yankees walked eleven times and Derek Jeter, Hideki Matsui, and Bernie Williams added homers. The Bombers remain five-and-a-half ahead of the Sox who won again (Boston [4] has won ten or their last eleven already).

Jason Giambi [5] took some swings off a tee yesterday in Florida. Perhaps there is a chance he will make it back this season after all. Giambi’s saga continues…

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[1] a starter: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/28/sports/baseball/28yanks.html

[2] Esteban Loaiza: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/226553p-194617c.html

[3] save: http://www.nypost.com/sports/yankees/19054.htm

[4] Boston: http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2004/08/28/sox_on_up_and_up/

[5] Jason Giambi: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spynotes283945800aug28,0,1623616.story?coll=ny-yankees-print

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