Andy Pettitte allowed four runs on a season-high 11 hits in tonight’s loss. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
New York Yankees 2 — Los Angeles Angels 5
Yankees snap offensive skid but losing streak continues in tonight’s 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.
Andy Pettitte took the mound to start this three-game series with the Angels. Entering tonight, second baseman Howie Kendrick was hitting 33-for-192 (.339) against the Yankees. That would increase in the first inning when Kendrick would hit a double with two on to bring one home and give the Angels an early one-run lead.
The Yankees would respond in the fourth inning. After two outs to start the inning, Robinson Cano would single and Vernon Wells would follow with a single of his own. Recently called up outfielder Thomas Neal would draw a walk and a rally was developing. David Adams would come up with an 0-for-13 skid and on a 2-1 pitch, Adams would end his skid and a 20-inning offensive slump with a single through the middle o...