MLB: New York Yankees 14, Los Angeles Angels 7

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano went 3-for-6 with two homers and six RBI Tuesday, powering the New York Yankees over the Los Angeles Angels 14-7.

Soriano's two-run blast in the fifth put the Yanks ahead for good at 4-3 and his three-run shot in the seventh gave New York a 12-3 lead.


He also supplied a run-scoring single during a four-run sixth as the Yankees banged out 19 hits en route to their third straight win.

Edwin Nunez supplied four RBI, Alex Rodriguez bashed a two-run double and Vernon Wells cracked a solo homer for New York, which also got three hits apiece from Curtis Granderson and Lyle Overbay.

CC Sabathia (10-10) earned the victory despite issuing six walks, yielding three runs on three hits over six innings. The left-hander struck out seven.

Jason Vargas (6-5) was tagged with the loss after coughing up four runs on eight hits over 4 1/3 innings.

Mike Trout connected for a three-run homer and Mark Trumbo clouted a two-run shot for Los Angeles, which dropped a third straight.


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