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Astros-Yankees: Jorge Posada’s Slam Sweeps New York Past Houston

to yesterday’s game, Jorge Posada had been in a 4-for-30 slump over his last nine games. However, Posada has appeared to put his slump behind him.

One day after belting a grand slam in Saturday’s win, Posada delivered an encore with a grand slam in New York’s 9-5 win over Houston Sunday at Yankee Stadium. Posada became the first Yankee to hit grand slams in consecutive games since Bill Dickey in 1937.

New York won for the sixth time in the last seven games.  With Tampa Bay’s loss to Florida, the Yankees tied the Rays for first place in the AL East. Houston suffered a series sweep for the seventh time this season.

The Yankees loaded the bases in the bottom of the fifth when Curtis Granderson, Robinson ...

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