New York Yankees defeat Los Angeles Angels, 6-5

ANAHEIM - Yankee Stadium went out with a whimper last fall, closing its doors before the postseason began.

Its successor won't have that same fate in its inaugural season.

The Yankees celebrated clinching a spot in the postseason after a thrilling 6-5 win over the Angels, a berth they earned when Texas lost earlier Tuesday night.

They still have some work to do in order to wrap up the AL East title, but no matter what happens over the final 12 days of the regular sea...