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Los Angeles Falls 5-3 Against New York - Game Recap

Mark Teixeira swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Yankees defeated Los Angeles 5-3 at Angel Stadium.

New York was favored by -116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

New York got 5 1/3 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 3 RBIs from Mark Teixeira in the win.

Los Angeles got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Joel Pineiro in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Maicer Izturis had 2 hits in the loss for the Angels.

New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-10 advantage in hits.

Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.

New York heads into a battle against Boston. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.