Tigers Blank the Yankees in Series Finale
DETROIT (AP) – Justin Verlander pitched shutout ball into the
seventh inning, Miguel Cabrera tagged CC Sabathia and the Detroit
Tigers beat the New York Yankees 6-0 Thursday.
Detroit won three of four from New York, handing the Yankees
just their second series loss of the season.
Verlander (4-2) won his third straight start, giving up four
hits and four walks in 6 2-3 innings.
CC Sabathia (4-2) lost for just the third time in his last 13
road games, allowing six runs on nine hits in six innings.
Cabrera and Brennan Boesch gave the Tigers a 3-0 lead with
back-to-back homers down the right-field line in the fourth.
Cabrera added a two-run double in the sixth.
Left fielder Don Kelly preserved the shutout with an outstanding
catch to end the eighth.