American League

04/28/2012

 

Derek Jeter obtained on the passed ball with one in the ninth inning and also the New You are able to Yankees rallied to hands the Tigers their fifth straight loss, 7-6 on Friday evening, hrs after Detroit left fielder Delmon Youthful was arraigned on the hate crime harassment charge.

Alex Rodriguez homered and drove in 2 runs, Russell Martin hit a 2-run homer and also the Yankees' bullpen held steady after Ivan Nova completed a shaky performance.

Jeter came a 1-out walk from Brayan Villarreal (-1) and visited third when Villarreal put an outrageous pitch on ball four to Curtis Granderson. With Rodriguez up, Villarreal's 2- pitch looked off catcher Alex Avila's glove and Jeter barely beat Avila's throw to Villarreal.

Mariano Rivera (1-1), the 4th Yankees reliever, labored an ideal ninth for that win. The bullpen pitched 3 2-3 scoreless innings.

Youthful was arrested early Friday -- four hrs following the team showed up in New You are able to -- for any fight at his hotel throughout which shop dead he screamed anti-Semitic epithets. He faces a misdemeanor irritated harassment charge that entails focusing on someone for religious values. If charged, he could address annually in jail.