PHOENIX - JUNE 23: Infielder Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees throws over Kelly Johnson #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during a run down in the first inning of the Major League Baseball game at Chase Field on June 23, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Blown Save Dooms Diamondbacks Against Yankees, Fall 6-5 In Extra Innings

The Diamondbacks bullpen almost cobbled together an excellent 6.2 innings of relief, but Aaron Heilman blew a save in the 9th and Carlos Rosa gave up a game-winning home run to Curtis Granderson in the top of the tenth inning.

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Diamondbacks Fall In Extra Innings To Yankees

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) – Curtis Granderson went 3-for-5 and hit the game-winning homer in the top of the 10th inning, as the New York Yankees rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-5, in the rubber match of a three- game interleague set at Chase Field.

Alex Rodriguez drove in two runs and tied the game in the ninth with a sacrifice fly for the Yankees, who have won four of five. Nick Swisher, Colin Curtis and Brett Gardner each knocked in run.

Mariano Rivera (1-1) tossed a scoreless ninth and 10th to pick up his first win of the season. He worked out of a bases-loaded, no out jam in the 10th to lock down the victory.

Adam LaRoche went 2-for-4 and drove in all five runs for the Diamondbacks, who have lost seven of their last nine contests.

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