Yankees Break Even With Win Streak

Bombers take second from Arizona for 8th straight victory and winning record
By Greg Atwan,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 14, 2007 1:11 PM CDT
Yankees Break Even With Win Streak
New York Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina acknowledges the crowd as he leaves the game in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Major League Baseball action Wednesday, June, 13, 2007 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – The Yankees have found their way back to the familiar side of .500 for the first time since April, with their eighth win in a row. The Yanks climbed to 32-31 at the expense of the Arizona Diamondbacks, aided by Alex Rodriguez's league-leading 25th home run and a strong eight innings from Mike Mussina.

Jorge Posada and Hideki Matsui also went yard for the Bronx Bombers, helping Mussina earn his first win in over a month. Despite their smoldering June, New York still has a long game of catchup with its division rivals in Boston. Despite a recent bout of mediocrity, the Sox are clinging to the best record in the majors at 41-23—8.5 games ahead of the Yankees. (Read more New York Yankees stories.)

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