Reggie Jackson (basketball)

On The Fly: Yankees Eager To Get Home After Wrecking On West Coast

You think the Yankees will be glad to get on a plane and head east Sunday? After building up so much momentum during their last homestand, they have had a nightmarish week on the West Coast that has included several injuries and five losses in a row to the Angels and A's. The A's hit three homers off Masahiro Tanaka and beat the Yankees 5-2 on Saturday. Jesse Hahn, the righthander from Fitch High in Groton, pitched the first five innings, throwing 105 pitches but allowing only three hits, striking out six, to get the win for Oakland. ... The Mets might be just as happy to get on the road, as long as they don't have to see Washington. The first-place Nationals beat up on...

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