Yankees Fall As Arod Sits On 599
CLEVELAND (AP) – Josh Tomlin took a shutout into the eighth
inning against Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees to win his
major league debut with the Cleveland Indians, 4-1 on Tuesday
Getting one more chance at hitting his 600th homer with two outs
in the ninth inning, Rodriguez grounded into a forceout to
shortstop to end the game. A-Rod went 0 for 4 on his 35th birthday.
The 25-year-old Tomlin outpitched former Indians ace CC Sabathia
(13-4), handing the left-hander his first loss in 12 starts since
With flashbulbs popping in the seventh, Rodriguez brought the
crowd of 27,416 to its feet with two outs and Nick Swisher on third
base. The Yankees star hit a 1-2 pitch to right-center, but the
ball fell just short of the warning track and was easily caught.
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