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Yankees break through against C.J. Wilson

Remember that lead for CC Sabathia. Well, he has it, and it's not a 1-0 lead.

Alex Rodriguez worked a walk to lead off the bottom of the second. Marcus Thames popped up, but Lance Berkman also worked a walk. That's what the Yankees do well -- working the opposing pitcher.

The Yankees couldn't get the big hit with runners in scoring position on Tuesday night. In fact, the Yankees were 6 for 39 with runners in scoring position through the first four games of the series.

Jorge Posada singled to left, scoring Rodriguez, who ran by and avoided the swipe tag of Matt Treanor. Curtis Granderson followed with a single to right to score Berkman. Michael Young couldn't handle Jeff Francoeur's throw trying to get Posada and it went past Young, bouncing off the Texas dugout. C.J. Wilson went after the ball. Posada took off for home, but Wilson's throw sailed over Treanor's outstretched arm. Posada scored.

So that gives Sabathia a 3-run lead. It's the Yankees' biggest lead thus far in the series.


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