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How Do You Spell Relief?

Posted By Alex Belth On September 5, 2013 @ 6:12 am In 1: Featured,Game Recap,Yankees | Comments Disabled

 

It looked like a cruise-control win for the Yanks, 6-1 lead going into the 8th inning. Robinson Cano had 3 hits, and Brett Gardner had a couple including a 2-run triple. The 4 runs the Yankees scored in the 4th inning gave C.C. Sabathia all the cushion he’d need and while he wasn’t dominate, he looked good. But after a few batters reached base he was replaced by David Robertson who had nothing and before you knew it, it was 6-5, tying run on second and here comes Mo.

Rivera was one pitch from loading the bases when he got a generous called strike 3 to get out of trouble. Hey, sometimes being a Legend helps. He retired the side in the 9th–flyout, groundout to the pitcher, and line drive to Alex Rodriguez–without breaking a sweat and the rest of us, who were, by that time, sweaty, felt great relief.

Yanks 6, White Sox 5. [1]

[Featured Image: Bolenowe Moor [2]Photo Credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images]


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[1] Yanks 6, White Sox 5.: http://scores.espn.go.com/mlb/boxscore?gameId=330904110

[2] Bolenowe Moor: http://mpdrolet.tumblr.com/post/59195682432/bolenowe-moor-1982-1989-jem-southard

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