The ball came to Raul Ibanez as a 90 mph sinker from the right arm of Angels’ reliever Jason Isringhausen and left a picture of an offense that wouldn’t stay cold another night.
Climbing rapidly out of view, the towering shot in the seventh inning nestled in the third deck in right field, just above the electric AT&T banner. Nick Swisher, who’d knocked in a run with a single a few minutes earlier, trotted lightly toward home.
“That was one of the furthest ones I’ve seen here,” Derek Jeter said afterward.
In front of 41,055 on Jackie Robinson Day at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees (5-4) outslugged the Angels (3-6) in an 11-5 victory tonight. A day after the lineup was nearly blanked by Los Angeles starter C.J. Wilson, the Yankees broke out and nearly doubled their highest run total of the season.
Only two batters...