facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 10, Chi. White Sox 3

June 8, 2007 at 12:25 AM

CHICAGO, June 7 (UPI) -- A two-run double by Bobby Abreu and a grand slam homer by Alex Rodriguez Thursday night sent the New York Yankees storming past the Chicago White Sox, 10-3.

A late surge by the Yankees allowed Manager Joe Torre to collect the 2,000th win of his career. He is 10th on the all-time list, nine victories behind Leo Durocher.

Scott Proctor (1-3) picked up his first win with a scoreless inning of relief.

Mariano Rivera entered the game in the eighth inning with the Yankees owning only a one-run lead and worked 1 2/3 innings for his seventh save.

New York won three out of four from the White Sox.

The loss went to Jose Contreras (4-6), who gave up four hits and three runs over 7 1/3 innings.

Chicago tied it in the seventh, but Abreu keyed a three-run eighth with his double. The grand slam by Rodriguez was part of a six-run ninth.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
FSU dismisses QB after video shows him hitting woman
Tennessee Titans QB Mariota remains unsigned
Chicago Blackhawks trade G Nilsson to Edmonton Oilers for F Coughlin
VIDEO: Florida State's Johnson punches woman in face
Crash mars Tour de France 3rd stage