Yankees streak past Phillies

Yankees streak past Phillies

Nick Swisher cracked a two-run homer as the New York Yankees won their fourth straight by defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-3 Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game set at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees won this game as a -115 favorites, and the 11 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (7.5) set by sportsbooks.

C.C. Sabathia went seven innings for the win, allowing five hits and three runs with seven strikeouts.

Roy Halladay gave up eight hits and six earned runs over in six innings in the Phillies loss.