Following a dramatic four-game weekend series against the Houston Astros that resulted in a split, the New York Yankees resumed their business of dominating opponents by completing a three-game series sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 home victory on Wednesday.
It marked yet another win in a rousing season for the Yankees, who will embark on a four-city, 10-game road trip starting Thursday in Houston after matching the franchise mark for the best record (56-20) after 76 games. The Yankees improved to 16-4 over their past 20 games.
"It's a good team," Yankees manager Aaron Boone said of his club. "We talk about doing it a lot of different ways. If you want to be a complete team, you've got to be able to weather different storms and perform in a lot of different ways if you're ultimately going to win a lot of games, and that's what they're doing."