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Yankees-Athletics: Alex Rodriguez and C.C. Sabathia Lead New York Past Oakland

Rodriguez provided most of the offense and CC Sabathia took care of the Oakland offense Monday night. Rodriguez homered twice and drove in five, while Sabathia allowed one run in 7.2 innings as New York defeated Oakland, 6-1, at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

New York won their fourth straight and guaranteed their fifth consecutive series win in Oakland. The Athletics, who are 1-4 against the Yankees this season, are only batting .172 (25-145) against New York pitching this season.

Rodriguez’s first home run of the evening occurred in New York’s five-run top of the third. After Derek Jeter’s RBI fielder’s choice tied the game at one, Mark Teixeira was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Rodriguez then sent a 3-1 pitch ...

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