Kevin Brown pitched well for the second consecutive time as the Yankees took game two of the three game set from the Oakland A's 15-6. This extended the Bombers win streak to seven and Tino Martinez homered for the sixth time in seven games. The homer tied him with his good buddy Paul O'Neill for 184th on the Yankees all time homer list.
Jason Giambi ripped just about everyone except Skippy the batboy over the talk of his potential demotion. Sam Borden of the Daily Snooze reports on the slumpping players reactions.CLUB'S MED
Rueben Sierra (strained rib cage) is expected to begin playing in rehab games tomorrow. The switch-hitting DH could rejoin the Yanks next weekend during the Subway Series at Shea. ... Jaret Wright (inflamed shoulder) will go through two weeks of rehab exercises at the Yanks complex in Tampa, at which point team doctors will decide when he can begin throwing.