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Oct 11 – Pennant Fever: Yanks Move on to ALCS, Sweep Twins with 4-1 Victory

A-Rod and Posada Provide Power, Andy Gets Another Postseason Win

nyy-26-logo(Minneapolis, Minn) – When it came time to close it out, the core veterans did what they had to do.  Andy Pettitte stepped up big and pitched an outstanding game, giving up a lone run while shutting down the Twins.  A-Rod and Posada went deep in the 7th off Carl Pavano to stake the team to a 2-1 lead.  Then when Hughes got in trouble in the 8th, the Captain made a heads up throw home to allow Posada to nip a

ALCS Bound: Here's hoping the high fives continue through the next series

ALCS Bound: Here's hoping the high fives continue through the next series

runner at third and prevent the big inning and tying run in place with no outs.  Mariano closed it out as he usually does and the Yanks moved on to the ALCS where they face the Angels on Friday.

More to follow.

For Andy it was win #15 in the postseason, good for a tie for first all-time.

See Yanks-Twins boxscore here.
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