Alex Rodriguez steals his 16th base of the season in the second inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By Anthony DiComo / MLB.com
Richie Sexson's eighth-inning grand slam wasn't enough for the Yanks to recover from an early 5-1 deficit after starter Andy Pettitte lasted just five innings. A taxed bullpen allowed three runs in the seventh that proved to be the difference.
BATTING 2B: Davis, C (10, Bruney). 3B: Boggs (3, Pettitte). HR: Hamilton (27, 1st inning off Pettitte, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Hamilton 4; Byrd 3; Murphy 2; Boggs 3; Davis, C 2. RBI: Hamilton 2 (108), Metcalf (1), Davis, C 4 (26), Murphy (74). 2-out RBI: Hamilton 2; Davis, C 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Laird 2; Kinsler. SF: Davis, C. GIDP: Kinsler. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Byrd 2 (4, 2nd base off Pettitte/Molina, 2nd base off Pettitte/Molina).
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