Francisco Lindor homered off Dellin Betances in the eighth, and CC Sabathia exited with an injury as the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees 4-3.
Girardi was ejected while the Bombers were trying to mount a rally against Cleveland closer Cody Allen on Thursday night, a comeback that fell short with a 3-2 loss.
Cody Allen worked out of his own jam in the ninth inning Thursday night and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees.
Danny Salazar pitched neatly into the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians dropped the New York Yankees out of first place in the AL East with a 2-1 win.
Michael Brantley’s RBI single with one out in the 16th inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 5-4 victory over the skidding Yankees, who lost their fourth straight.
The New York Yankees’ lead atop the AL East shrank after their suddenly stagnant offense flopped during an important weekend series that pitted the highest-scoring teams in the major leagues.
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Drafted in the first round of the 2011 Draft eighth overall as a 17-year-old, Lindor has rapidly risen through the Tribe’s Minor League system and he appears to be on the cusp of the Major Leagues at just 21 years old … though his Indians’ debut won’t come right away.
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Outman is 4-0 with a 3.28 ERA in 31 relief appearances with Cleveland this season. He made his major league debut in 2008 with Oakland and is 16-11 with a 4.49 ERA in six seasons with the Athletics, Rockies and Indians.
Corey Kluber pitched four-hit ball for a superb six innings Saturday and Jose Ramirez hit his first career homer as the Cleveland Indians ended a four-game skid with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees
Carlos Beltran hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees broke out to support improbable fill-in starter Esmil Rogers and beat the sloppy Cleveland Indians 10-6 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.
Derek Jeter tied Honus Wagner Friday night for sixth place on the all-time hit list, with an infield single in the first inning as the Yankees took on the Cleveland Indians Friday night.
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Roberto Perez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Carlos Santana also connected and the Cleveland Indians scored nine runs in their last two innings at bat for a 9-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.