A.J. Burnett was Good A.J. tonight. He got help from 2 Holy Cow catches by Curtis Granderson. And 6 runs in the 8th put it away.
Yankees 10, Tigers 1. WP: Burnett. LP: Rick Porcello.
It got so bad for the Tigers that Boone Logan pitched the 9th. Even he couldn't blow a 9-run lead. In fact, he struck out the side.
Sure, Logan, there was no pressure on you!
There was loads of pressure on A.J. But he came through, big-time.
There was also loads of pressure on Rafael Soriano after he blew Game 3, but he got the last out in the 6th and all 3 in the 7th, before the Yanks unloaded the lumber in the 8th.
There will be a Game 5, in The Bronx, on Thursday night. Ivan Nova will take the hill on 4 days' rest.
It's October. The temperatures drop. The leaves fall. The sweaters come out of the closet. Political campaigns get nasty. McDonald's brings back the McRib sandwich.
And Yankees win. Theeeeeeee Yankees win!
Fan Confidence Poll: August 21st, 2017
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