Brian McCann

Pineda Gets Win As Surging Yankees Beat Athletics 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. — One month after a sluggish start dropped them into the cellar of the AL East, the New York Yankees are the hottest team in the majors.

A rejuvenated offense led by red-hot slugger Carlos Beltran has paired with four consecutive strong outings from the starting rotation on the road, and that's all it took to get manager Joe Girardi's club going.

Even Michael Pineda is feeling good these days after ending one of longest droughts of his career.

Pineda won for the first time since his opening start this season, Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking, two-out single in the sixth inning and the Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 to extend a winning streak...