Los Angeles Falls 6-5 Against New York - Game Recap
New York grabbed a 6-5 win over Los Angeles on Sunday, as C.C. Sabathia was credited with a win at Angel Stadium.
New York was an underdog by +126 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
C.C. Sabathia earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Travis Hafner in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jered Weaver worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Peter Bourjos in a losing cause.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track vs Seattle.