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Swisher leads Yankees over Mariners

His two-run home run highlights a four-run inning in a 5-2 win

August 16, 2009|Associated Press

New York 5, at Seattle 2: Nick Swisher hit a two-run home run in a four-run second inning and the Yankees won for the 12th time in 13 games. Derek Jeter had two hits to tie Omar Vizquel for second on the career list with 2,672 as a shortstop. The Yankees' captain is one behind Luis Aparicio for the top spot.

Cleveland 7, at Minnesota 3: Shin-Soo Choo started the second inning with a home run to end the Indians' streak of innings without a home run at 38.

Chicago 8, at Oakland 1: Jayson Nix hit a home run and drove in three runs and Jim Thome hit his 563rd home run. Adam Kennedy had five hits for the Athletics.

at Tampa Bay 8, Toronto 3: Carl Crawford hit a two-run double during a four-run third inning to help the Rays end a losing streak at five games.

at Detroit 10, Kansas City 3: Carlos Guillen hit a home run and drove in four runs and Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run shot and had four hits.

Angels 5, at Baltimore 1: John Lackey (8-5) gave up one run in seven innings.

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