Russell Martin, who missed the last two games with a stiff neck, said he felt better and hoped to be able to play tomorrow when the Yankees open a three-game series against the Angels in Anaheim. Martin said he "tweaked'' his neck while weight-lifting before the game on Saturday and that he was in pain that day, but that his range of motion had improved by this morning . . . Mark Teixeira had a terrific weekend in Oakland -- 8-for-14 (.571), two home runs and eight RBI in three games-- and while he said he hoped he was about to embark on a prolonged hot streak, injected some reality into the debate knowing the Yankees will face Jered Weaver tomorrow. "Every hot streak is only as good as the pitcher who face each day,'' he said. . . . Andruw Jones put on a show in batting practice before the game, launching several drives into the seats of the spacious Oakland Coliseum. Then, in his first at-bat against Tommy Milone, Jones rocketed a first-pitch fastball into s remote second of seats well above and beyond the 388-foot sign in left-center. "For some reason they say the ball won’t carry much here but we came in and swung the bat great and got a bunch of home runs,'' said Jones, who hit No. 5. "Taking BP all weekend, everybody was having fun, everybody was hitting balls a long way.'' . . . Pitching matchups for the Angels series: Phil Hughes (4-5, 4.94) vs. RHP Jered Weaver (6-1, 2.61) Monday (9:05 p.m.), Andy Pettitte (2-1, 2.53) vs. RHP Dan Haren (2-5, 3.76) Tuesday (7:05 p.m.) and Ivan Nova (4-2, 5.69) vs. RHP Ervin Santana (2-6, 4.22).