- Yankees 9, Rangers 2: Could Red Sox fans actually be cheering for the Yankees? With the Yankees win and Boston's win, the Sox now lead the Rangers in the AL Wild Card by 2.5 games. The Yankees offense started to get going in the 2nd inning against Rangers starter Derek Holland, with Jorge Posada's three-run homer, his 17th of the season. Andy Pettitte, who hasn't lost since July 25th (he has 3 wins in the six-game stretch), pitched seven strong innings allowing only 2 runs. The Yankees added 5 more runs in the 7th inning to put the game well out of reach. With the win, they maintain their 6 game lead over the Red Sox in the AL East.
- Marlins 5, Mets 3: Who's left to start for the Mets? Mike Pelfrey, that's who. Big Pelf is the last man standing from the Mets' starting rotation from opening day. The Marlins knocked Pelfrey around for 5 2/3 innings, scoring 5 runs, and notching 11 hits and 5 walks. By the end of the game, they handed the Mets their 5th straight loss. If Pelfrey can survive the Mets season without landing on the DL, he should use "I'm a Survivor" by Destiny's Child as his warm up music.
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