There was something in the air today at Angels Stadium, both Ron Romanick and Phil Niekro had trouble throwing Strikes. Romanick gave up two big home-runs. Dave Winfield hit a 3 run homer (5) in the 1st and Don Mattingly's 2 run homer (6) in the 2nd gave the Yankees a 5-0 lead. The Angels jumped right back into the game with a 4 run 2nd and they would tie it up in the 6th.
The Yankees would pull away with a run in the 7th and another in the 8th. Ron Romanick takes the loss he is now (3-3). Phil Niekro would pitch 8 innings and pick the win. He is now (3-3).
The Final Score 7-5 Yankees