Alex Rodriguez has words with the home-plate umpire after striking out in the fourth. (AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
Sidney Ponson was only able to get through a season-low two-plus innings, allowing five straight batters to reach in the third -- all of whom scored. That put the Yankees in a deep hole from which they could not recover, getting just a three-run homer from Hideki Matsui in the seventh.
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