|New York Yankees' Russell Martin watches his solo home run off Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle in the 10th inning that gave the Yankees a 2-1 win in a baseball game Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)|
Martin gives Yankees win in 10th inning
The Yankees scored in the fourth when Nick Swisher led off with a more traditional hit, a lined single to right field. Alex Rodriguez followed with a sharp single to center field. Granderson then hit a sacrifice fly.
Derek Jeter extended his hitting streak to a season high-tying streak of 15 games with a sixth-inning single.
NOTES: New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck helped the Bleacher Creatures do the ‘‘Roll Call’’ in the first inning. ... Oakland LHP Jordan Norberto (shoulder tendinitis), out since Aug. 18, is close to playing catch. ... INF Eric Sogard (high ankle sprain) is doing some baseball activity but manager Bob Melvin doesn’t see him as an option on the remainder of the road trip. ... Oakland’s LHP Travis Blackley (5-3) faces the Yankees’ Ivan Nova (12-7) Saturday afternoon. ... Girardi and Rodriguez both visited The Starkey Hearing Foundation meeting at Yankee Stadium and helped hand out digital hearing aids.