Yankees rally past Mets
|Yankees rally past Mets|
The New York Yankees scored twice in the bottom the ninth inning as they snuck past the New York Mets 9-8 Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees won the game as -220 favorites, and the 17 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (10.5).
Hideki Matsui belted a three-run homer for the Yankees. Mariano Rivera tossed just over one inning and got credit for the victory.
Gary Sheffield went deep for a two-run dinger for the Mets. Francisco Rodriguez surrendered both runs in the ninth and suffered the loss.