New York Yankees defeat Los Angeles Angels, 3-2

ANAHEIM - Were two wins over the Angels enough to exorcise the Yankees' remaining demon?

After snapping their season-long skid against the Red Sox last month, the Bombers got the Rally Monkey off their backs with a pair of wins in Anaheim, including a 3-2 victory Wednesday that gave the Yankees their first series win at Angel Stadium since 2004.

"What it does do is if we come back here in the playoffs, we don't have to answer questions about not playing well here," M...

ANAHEIM - Alex Rodriguez played an integral part in the Yankees' slump-busting victory over the Angels on Tuesday night, hitting a two-run homer, making a huge play at third base to prevent a pair of runs and knocking in the game-winner with a ninth-inning sacrifice fly.

His reward? A seat on the bench.

Joe Girardi rested his third baseman to start Wednesday's series finale against the Angels, combining it with Thursday's off day to help recharge his batteries. Rodri...