chad Yankees nail down the series Mo picks up save number 36 and the Yankees maintain their 7 game lead in the east heading to Boston on Friday.

Yankees on the Mound: Chad Gaudin pitched well only allowing one hit over 4.1 innings it was the walks,5 of them to be exact  that hurt him.He also struck out 5. I believe they should have left him in to get the win but bringing in Ace to get the Double play was clutch. Speaking of Alfredo Aceves he hasn’t been as sharp lately as he has been in the past. Tonight he gave up 2 runs on 4 hits over 2.1 innings. He also struck out 2but got the win putting him at 8-1 on the season. The Phils both came in for a spell, Phil Coke coming in for just one out and  Phil Hughes pitching an inning giving up one walk and one hit before getting a clutch double play started by A-rod that probably saved the game. Mariano Rivera then came in for a 1.2.3  ninth to nail down the 3-2 win. Save number 36 for Mo who hasn’t shown any signs of being human in quite some time.

Yankees at the dish: Mark Teixeira is the man driving in all three of the Bombers runs including a towering homer that everyone just kinda stood there and watched sail into the night.Multiple hits for Derek Jeter and Johnny Damon again. Damon is creeping up on the .300 mark on the year. Alex Rodriguez is officially in a slump he went 0-4 tonight with two strikeouts and only had three hits on this road trip and they were all singles. Boston will be the perfect place to get back on track.

Yankees on Deck: On Deck for the Yankees is a much needed day off before traveling to Boston for a three game set that will hopefully put the division out of reach for the Red Sox.

other Yankees News: Smoking with Hank is reporting that Damaso Marte will be rejoining the team on Friday predicting that  Dave Robertson will be sent down. I’m not so sure that it wont be  Mark Melancon. Ill keep you posted as soon as I know you will know.