Yankee Win Streak Reaches 10

CC Sabathia struck out 10 in his first complete game of the season, Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano hit solo home runs, and Derek Jeter drove in three runs as the Yankees won their 10th straight game, beating the Atlanta Braves 6-2. The Yanks lead the majors with 100 homers. Alex Rodriguez scored and moved past Mel Ott for 11th place on the career runs list with 1,860.

All 10 wins have come against NL teams with winning records (Mets – 3, Braves – 4, Nationals – 3).

Here are the Yankee win streaks of 10+ since 1918:

Rk Strk Start End Games Opp
1 NYY 1947-06-29 1947-07-17 19 WSH,BOS,PHA,SLB,CHW,CLE
2 NYY 1953-05-27 1953-06-14 18 WSH,PHA,CHW,SLB,DET,CLE
3 NYY 1926-05-10 1926-05-26 16 DET,CLE,CHW,SLB,BOS
4 NYY 1960-09-16 1960-10-02 15 BAL,WSH,BOS
5 NYY 1941-06-28 1941-07-13 14 PHA,WSH,BOS,SLB,CHW
6 NYY 1961-09-01 1961-09-12 13 DET,WSA,CLE,CHW
7 NYY 1954-07-03 1954-07-18 13 WSH,PHA,BOS,BAL,DET
8 NYY 1939-05-09 1939-05-23 12 CHW,SLB,PHA,CLE
9 NYY 1985-08-31 1985-09-10 11 CAL,SEA,OAK,MIL
10 NYY 1964-09-16 1964-09-26 11 LAA,KCA,CLE,WSA
11 NYY 1956-07-04 1956-07-17 11 BOS,WSH,CLE,CHW,DET
12 NYY 1942-07-12 1942-07-22 11 DET,CLE,CHW
13 NYY 1926-07-21 1926-08-01 11 CHW,SLB
14 NYY 2012-06-08 2012-06-18 10 NYM,ATL,WSN
15 NYY 2005-05-07 2005-05-17 10 OAK,SEA
16 NYY 1998-06-30 1998-07-12 10 PHI,BAL,TBD
17 NYY 1994-05-06 1994-05-15 10 BOS,CLE,MIL
18 NYY 1987-04-13 1987-04-23 10 CLE,KCR,DET
19 NYY 1968-09-07 1968-09-15 10 WSA,CHW
20 NYY 1958-05-13 1958-05-23 10 BAL,WSH,CHW,DET
21 NYY 1957-06-13 1957-06-23 10 CHW,KCA,DET
22 NYY 1954-08-10 1954-08-19 10 PHA,BOS
23 NYY 1939-08-20 1939-08-28 10 PHA,CHW,SLB,DET
24 NYY 1932-08-06 1932-08-17 10 CHW,SLB,WSH,DET
25 NYY 1931-09-13 1931-09-20 10 DET,SLB,CLE
26 NYY 1920-05-25 1920-06-02 10 DET,BOS,WSH
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Generated 6/19/2012.