April 27: Angels 5, Yankees 1
Rodriguez homered again, but that produced the Yankees' lone run in a 5-1 loss. Mussina struggled through seven innings, allowing 10 hits and five runs.
April 28: Angels 3, Yankees 1
Brown pitched well, allowing three runs in seven innings of work, but found no support from the Yankees offense in a 3-1 loss. New York scored only one run for the second straight game, going 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position.
July 21: Angels 6, Yankees 5
The Yankees took a 5-2 lead into the seventh inning on the strength of four solo home runs. But Vladimir Guerrero's grand slam in the bottom of the inning put the Angels on top, 6-5, and the bullpen finished off the home victory.
July 22: Angels 6, Yankees 3
Al Leiter made his second start for the Yankees, but couldn't replicate the performance from his first, when he beat the Red Sox at Fenway. Leiter was done in by a four-run second inning, and left after six innings, having allowed 10 hits and six runs. He took the loss in a 6-3 defeat.
July 23: Angels 8, Yankees 6
July 24: Yankees 4, Angels 1
The Angels' offense lit up Brown for seven runs in 3 1/3 innings. It was Brown's second start since returning from the disabled list without a rehab start; he allowed at least six runs in each game. The Yankees pounded three home runs and closed to 8-6, but dropped their third straight game on the road.
Mussina pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing only one run, as the Yankees beat the Angels, 4-1, to salvage a winning record on their 11-game road trip. Hideki Matsui broke open the game with a two-run home run in the seventh.
July 29: Angels 4, Yankees 1
Mussina faced the Angels for a second straight start, but this time was on the losing end of a 4-1 defeat at Yankee Stadium. He allowed three runs, all of which came on a pair of second-inning home runs by Garret Anderson and Bengie Molina.
July 30: Yankees 8, Angels 7
Ex-Rockie Shawn Chacon debuted for the Yankees and found that his luck was no better with his new team. Chacon allowed an unearned run in six innings and left with a 3-1 lead, which the bullpen soon gave up by allowing six runs in the seventh and eighth innings. But the Yankees posted two runs in the eighth to remain within striking distance, and then scored three more off Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth to earn the 8-7 victory. It was K-Rod's first blown save in six opportunities against the Yankees this season.
July 31: Yankees 8, Angels 7
The Yankees staged another comeback victory against the Angels, winning, 8-7, on Tony Womack's 11th-inning RBI single. The Yankees trailed, 6-3, but evened the score with four runs in the bottom of the eighth to force the extra frames.