Continuing on their torrid pace, the Yanks lopped off another game from Boston's lead and are only 3 1/2 games back of first place.
Mussina pitched a terrific game. He's been throwing his fastball a lot more now and hitting the corners at will. That has been the key, the heater setting up his off-speed pitches.
Giambi, A-Rod and Jeter hit bombs and the rookie Cabrera got his first major league hit.
The downside is Gordon's injury. Nothing has been released so far and his health is imperative to the success of this club...
More to come