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New Coors Field: Home Runs Finally Go Against Yankees in Loss

Published by on May 22, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

No, the Home Run Derby was at the old Yankee Stadium last season.

But Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and the other Yankees have not received the memo. During their current homestand, the Bronx Bombers have rewarded the Yankee faithful with souvenir after souvenir, blasting shots into the packed bleachers and sending the Yanks on a nine-game winning streak.

It was only a matter of time until an opposing team took advantage of the wind tunnel and short dimensions of the new Yankee Stadium. The beneficiary was the home-run leader of the National League—the Philadelphia Phillies.

Jimmy Rollins started the night off with a shot to right field off of A.J. Burnett's first pitch. Rollins' shot set the tone...

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