A Night For Jeter, Another “W” For The ‘Pen

Posted: 10th September 2009 by Jack Doran in MLB
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Being witness to Yankee history is a wonderful thing.  Incorporating a historic event within a Yankee victory even better.  Derek Jeter would have it no other way.  The Yankee captain has, and will, always put victory first.  The "W" is all that matters. On the night Derek Jeter collected career hits 2,719, 2,720 and 2,721 to tie Lou Gehrig for the club's all-time lead, his bullpen surrendered zero hits.  Thanks to the "Joba Rules", which limits starter Joba Chamberlain's innings, the Yankee 'pen was summoned after three innings.  Alfredo Aceves (3 innings), Jonathan Albaladejo (2 innings), Brian Bruney (.2 innings) and Phil Coke (.1 innings) combined for six innings of no-hit baseball.  Albaladejo (5-1) earned the win with Coke getting his second save. T ...

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