Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Oakland leads 1-0 (as of 8/23)

Game 1: Tuesday, August 23
Oakland6Final
NY Yankees5
Game 2: Wednesday, August 24
Oakland6Final
in 10
NY Yankees4
Game 3: Thursday, August 25
Oakland9Final
NY Yankees22

Athletics 6

(58-70, 23-40 away)

Yankees 5

(77-49, 40-25 home)

    7:05 PM ET, August 23, 2011

    Yankee Stadium, New York, New York 

    123456789 R H E
    OAK 011001210 6 11 1
    NYY 000000032 5 10 0

    W: B. McCarthy (7-6)

    L: B. Colon (8-8)

    S: A. Bailey (17)

    Game Notes

    YANKEES THIRD BASEMAN ALEX RODRIGUEZ WAS SCRATCHED FROM THE STARTING LINEUP WITH A JAMMED LEFT THUMB.

    Game Information

    StadiumYankee Stadium, New York, NY
    Attendance47,343 (96.2% full) - % is based on regular season capacity
    Game Time2:55
    Weather74 degrees, partly cloudy
    Wind9 mph
    UmpiresHome Plate - Gary Cederstrom, First Base - Cory Blaser, Second Base - Adrian Johnson, Third Base - Fieldin Culbreth