Bombers bits

Bombers bits

• The Yankees' loss on Sunday was their first this season in a game they held a lead of at least two runs at home. They were previously 32-0 in those games.

• On this day in Yankees history, starter Mike Mussina came within one out of throwing a perfect game against the Red Sox on Sept. 2, 2001. Carl Everett broke up the perfect game with a two-out single in the ninth inning.

Josh Vitale is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.