Found June 23, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
By Dave BuscemaThe Sports Xchange NEW YORK -- New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has countered talk of his hitters' struggles with runners in scoring position this season by pointing out they are always a home run away from erasing the issue. That's again what happened Saturday night as a pair of seventh-inning home runs helped them avoid a fourth straight loss and a second in a row to the Mets in a 4-3 Subway Series victory. Raul Ibanez hit a three-run homer off Chris Young, and Eric Chavez later added his first career pinch-hit homer off Jon Rauch, as the Yankees erased a three-run deficit in front of 42,122, the largest crowd in Citi Field history. "When you think about our club, they're in scoring position when they walk to the plate," Girardi said. "That's who they are. I can't make 'em run faster, but they hit the ball out of the ballpark and we win games." It was the Mets' first loss in their last five games and it c...
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