Ever since falling into a last-place tie with Boston last week, the Yankees had been on a nice little run, winning the final two games of their series against Kansas City before outscoring Oakland, 17-5, in a three-game sweep over the weekend. Yes, the Royals and A's are currently nine and five games under .500, respectively, but at the very least, the Yankees were taking care of business against such teams. That winning streak is over now, though: Last night in Anaheim, the Angels beat the Yankees, 9-8, on Mark Trumbo's walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth. Angels starter Jared Weaver left the game with an injury after throwing just twelve pitches, but Phil Hughes — who'd been pitching better of late — took a step backwards, allowing seven earned runs in five-and-a-third innings of work. Cory Wade took the loss; his third pitch of the night was hit out of the park by Trumbo.
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