The New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians have one game left in an unusual four-game weekend 'wrap-around' series. The way things are going, the Yankees are going to hate to see the reeling Indians leave town. New York walloped Cleveland Sunday, 9-1, their third straight victory over Cleveland, which has now lost nine of 10.
The Yankees banged out 18 hits Sunday and have won the first three games of this four-game series by a combined score of 24-8.
pitched into the seventh inning for the victory, evening his record at 5-5. knocked in three runs, keying a five-run fifth with a two-run double and finished with three hits. had four hits, two RBI and two runs scored and sparked each of New York's run-scoring innings with two doubles and a triple. had two hits for the Yankees to reach 2,993 for his career, while Cleveland's reached 2,000 hits with a single in the second inning.
The Yankees have bounced back nicely to even their record to 3-3 on a 10-game homestand that started inauspiciously when they were swept in three games by the rival.
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|WP: Freddy Garcia (5 - 5)
LP: Josh Tomlin (7 - 4)