Overbay, Boesch Homer Off Dickey, Yanks Sweep Jays
NEW YORK (AP) — Lyle Overbay sent a knuckleball from R.A. Dickey into the right field bullpen for a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning that was caught on the fly by Yankees reliever David Robertson, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Sunday for a four-game sweep.
Brennan Boesch homered in the second off Dickey (2-4), pitching in New York for the first time since getting his 20th win for the New York Mets last September.
Dickey allowed a single to Overbay later in the second, then retired 13 of his next 14 batters around a walk. Travis Hafner singled leading off the seventh and, with two outs, Overbay hit his third home run of the season — one more than his total last year.
Source: Associated PressOverbay, Boesch Homer Off Dickey, Yanks Sweep Jays by Shawn Ferris