The Yankees 10 game homestand is going to decide the season. The first stanza of it got off to a promising start as David Phelps threw his fourth straight start allowing two runs or fewer as the Yankees beat the Reds 4-3.
The Reds tied it in the third when Brayan Pena tied the game with his fourth homer of the year. The Yankees took the lead right back in the bottom half. Derek Jeter and Jacoby Ellsbury singled and newly activated Carlos Beltran singled in a run.
The Yanks would take the lead for good in the fifth. Jeter singled and Ellsbury did something that the Yanks had envisioned all year, hitting a homer to the short porch in right.
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