That was all Boomer would need, and he pitched into the eighth, allowing just one run. Derek Jeter, who was robbed of a home run by Shannon Stewart in the sixth inning, put the cherry on top of the victory, with a solo homer off of Easy Eddie G in the ninth.
This was far and away, the least dramatic and exciting game of the weekend, and that was just fine as far as I'm concerned. (I was able to digest and fall asleep peacefully last night.) The Yankees wash the sour taste of last year's playoff defeat out of their mouths, and come home, a confident bunch, to play for the pennant.