Los Angeles Downed 6-5 By New York - Fernando Rodney Takes Loss
New York grabbed a 6-5 win over Los Angeles on Thursday, as Rafael Soriano was credited with a win at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -210 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
New York got 6 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. Rafael Soriano earned the victory, while the Yankees got 4 RBIs from Robinson Cano in the win.
Los Angeles got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Tyler Chatwood in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Alberto Callaspo had 2 hits in the loss for the Angels.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Los Angeles only had 9.
The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Tampa Bay. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.