Yankees edge Padres

Yankees edge Padres

Alex Rodriguez drove in the winning run to help the New York Yankees defeat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday in a sweep of the three-game series at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees won the game as -220 favorites, while the three runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9).

Jose Molina drove in the other run for the Yankees, and Jose Veras tossed just over an inning for the victory.

Tony Clark drove in the only run for the Padres. Josh Banks gave up two runs off four hits over 5 2-3 innings in the loss.