Dodgers-Yankees interleague history

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The Dodgers and Yankees are playing in New York for the first time since 1981, but the two teams have faced off twice in Los Angeles during interleague play.

Tuesday night marks the first Dodgers-Yankees regular season game ever in New York, but it's not the first time the two teams have faced off in interleague play. The Dodgers and Yankees played a pair of series at Dodger Stadium, in 2004 and 2010, splitting six games. Here is a brief look back at those games.

June 18, 2004 - Dodgers 6, Yankees 3

After Javier Vasquez uncorked a pair of wild pitches in the sixth inning, Juan Encarnacion made him pay with an RBI double to break a 3-3 tie, then Alex Cora reached on an infield single, allowing another run to score. Jeff Weaver pitched six for the win, and Eric Gagne recorded his 17th save.

June 19, 2004 - Yankees 6, Dodgers 2

New York scored four first-inning runs against Hideo Nomo, and not even a Nomo home run could bring the Dodgers back.

June 20, 2004 - Dodgers 5, Yankees 4

The closest game of the series ended with a flourish, with Eric Gagne facing the middle of the Yankees' batting order. Entering the ninth with a 5-3 lead, Gagne allowed a leadoff home run to Jason Giambi. But after Gary Sheffield grounded out and Jorge Posada popped out, Gagne got Hideki Matsui looking to end the game and preserve the victory.

June 25, 2010 - Yankees 2, Dodgers 1

Vicente Padilla was pretty good, allowing two runs in seven innings, but CC Sabathia was awesome, allowing just a run in eight innings in a close game at Chavez Ravine, manager Joe Torre's first game against his old team.

June 26, 2010 - Dodgers 9, Yankees 4

Three batters into the game, Hiroki Kuroda and the Dodgers were down 3-0, but the Dodgers fought back and James Loney drove in four runs. Despite a five-run lead and not a save situation, closer Jonathan Broxton was brought in to get the final four outs, his third game in four games.

June 27, 2010 - Yankees 8, Dodgers 6 (10)

The Broxton Game. This is familiar as Clayton Kershaw pitched seven strong innings but did not get a win. Kershaw walked none in a start for the first time in his career (he has done it 16 times since then), and the Dodgers held a 6-2 lead entering the ninth. Torre brought in Broxton for his fourth outing in five nights then refused to pull him when it was clear Broxton had nothing. Four runs and 48 pitches later, the game was tied and Broxton's career was never the same. Robinson Cano hit a two-run shot off George Sherrill in the 10th inning to complete the gut-wrenching loss.

Game info

Time: 4:05 p.m.

TV: KCAL, MLB Network

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