Freddy Garcia was effective, scattering 8 hits and no walks across 6.1 innings of work.
The Yanks blitzed Jo-Jo Reyes for 5 runs in 3 innings and never looked back.
Andruw Jones did his best Marcus Thames impression, blasting 2 homers, while Mark Teixeira added a two-run shot of his own. Curtis Granderson slunk back under the bus for contributing only 2 doubles and an RBI. A grittier baseball player would have willed additional runners onto base so that he could drive them in.
The Rafael Soriano-free bullpen continues to impress, pitching 2.2 innings of shutout ball. Since it wasn't a save situation, David Robertson didn't even bother to walk anyone.
Brett Gardner has 8 stolen bases in 14 attempts. Meanwhile, both Russell Martin and Robinson Cano have improved to 4-4 in stolen base attempts. "Well, you know, Suzyn, you just can't predict baseball, can you?"