CC Sabathia took a perfect game into the fifth inning, then hung on to make early homers by Travis Hafner and Brett Gardner hold up for the Bombers in a 6-4 win over Cleveland on Wednesday.
David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.
Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season, Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Monday night to spoil Nick Swisher’s first game back in the Bronx.
David Huff can fill two roles for the Yankees as a much-needed lefty arm and bullpen innings eater.
“There wasn’t panic, but there were fingers on the button,” Cone told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. “We saw it potentially slipping away.”
Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-0, on Monday for a doubleheader split.
Justin Masterson pitched a four-hitter for his second shutout this season, leading the Cleveland Indians over the New York Yankees, 1-0, in the first game of a doubleheader on Monday.
The Cleveland Indians saw plenty of Robinson Cano last month, and now they will have to try to find a way to slow down the Yankees’ superstar in a doubleheader.
The Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees will play a traditional doubleheader on May 13 at Progressive Field.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi wasn’t in a great mood after yet another game was postponed in Cleveland.
Mariano Rivera wanted to finally meet the man who has kept a steady sports beat in Cleveland for 40 years, the guy sitting at the top of the bleachers year after year pounding away to spark a rally.
Sure, Swisher’s final postseason in pinstripes was rough. But he harbors no hard feelings.
Robinson Cano hit one of New York’s five homers and drove in five runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven solid innings and the Yankees romped to a 14-1 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians.
Travis Hafner tipped his cap and soaked in the applause from Indians fans who spent 10 years pulling for him. The love ended after his first at-bat.
Cleveland has caught “Indians fever” — partially due to former Yankee Nick Swisher.