Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Travis Hafner's pinch-hit tie-breaking solo home
run in the bottom of the eighth inning completed a late comeback that
propelled the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks
at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees trailed 3-0 entering the bottom of the seventh, but scored three
times during the inning before moving in front on Hafner's two-out blast off
David Hernandez (0-1) a frame later.
Brett Gardner's two-run single in the seventh pulled New York even, while CC
Sabathia (3-1) settled down after a shaky beginning to hold the Diamondbacks
to three runs on six hits while fanning six over eight strong innings.
The win was the Yankees' third straight and seventh in eight games since a 1-4
start to the season.
Paul Goldschimdt reached Sabathia for a two-run homer in the first inning,
while Cody Ross finished 2-for-4 in Arizona's second straight loss in this
Wade Miley threw 6 2/3 innings for the Diamondbacks and was charged with three
runs allowed on four hits.
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