Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - After Derek Jeter hogged the spotlight with his historic performance on Saturday, it was CC Sabathia's time to shine in Sunday's series finale.
Sabathia became the first 13-game winner in the majors, outdueling Tampa Bay starterin the ' 1-0 win.
New York capitalized on a pair of miscues in the seventh inning, asscored from third on Shield's errant pickoff throw.
After Cano led off the seventh with a single to right field -- the first Yankee base runner since the third --flied out to center field. then tried to double up Cano at first, but his throw sailed out of play, resulting in a two-base error.
"I just overthrew it. If I make a good throw, he's out," Upton said.
then grounded out to third before Shields (8-7) committed his costly error.
Sabathia (13-4) scattered four hits, walked one and struck out nine in his first shutout of the season.
"The pitch count was down today, so I got a chance to go out and finish," Sabathia said.
New York, at 53-35, heads into the All-Star break one game behind Boston for first place in the American League East. Tampa Bay (49-41) is six games behind the.
Yankee Stadium was still buzzing Sunday after Jeter became the 28th member of the 3,000 hit club. Jeter, who hit a home run to reach the milestone and finished 5-for-5 with a go-ahead RBI single in New York's 5-4 victory, received a standing ovation from the crowd before Shields struck him out swinging in the first.
Jeter recorded career hit No. 3,004 -- a bunt single -- in the third afterstarted the frame by reaching on an infield single. sacrificed the runners over before Nunez was thrown out trying to score on fly ball to center by .