26 Oct 2009

Yankees advance to World Series

6:13 pm on 26 October 2009

The New York Yankees have advanced to their 40th World Series by beating the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 in game six of the American League baseball championship series.

The Yankees fell behind early but rallied with three runs in the fourth inning to win the series 4-2 and reach their first World Series in six years, where they'll be chasing their 27th Major League Baseball crown.

Game One of the finals series is on Thursday at home against the defending World Series-champions, the Philadelphia Phillies.