Yankees-Angels: A.J. Burnett Dominates in Road Series Win

Posted: 24th September 2009 by Doug Rush in MLB
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The last time the Yankees won a series against the Angels in Angels Stadium was back in May of 2004. A.J. Burnett was a member of the Florida Marlins at that time. With the series tied at one a piece and the Yankees fighting for home field advantage in the playoffs, Burnett took the ball and was ready to deliver his second straight quality performance. If Wednesday was any indication of what the Yankees are going to get from Burnett in October, it will leave the team with a ton of confidence and hope. Burnett went 5 2/3 innings, allowed seven hits and two runs and struck out 11 Angels batters in a dominating performance. Burnett left runners on with two outs and Joe Girardi took Burnett out, but he didn't want to come out of the game. After 101 pitches, Girardi had to take him out and let ...

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