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Johnny Damon was 2-for-5 with a homer and two runs batted in to lead the New York Yankees past the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Tuesday night.

New York won as -275 home favorites as the teams played under the 9-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Brett Gardner also plated two runs for the Yankees, while Andy Pettitte gave up two runs over seven innings to earn the win for New York.

Mark Ellis knocked in a pair of runs for Oakland, as Dana Eveland was tagged for four runs over four innings to take the loss for the Athletics.