Cleveland Indians defeat New York Yankees, 5-4
CLEVELAND - With the third-oldest roster in the American League, the Yankees aren't often guilty of rookie mistakes.
Sunday was an exception.
Brett Gardner misplayed a ball and ignored a crucial steal sign, Phil Hughes couldn't limit the damage in the third inning and Phil Coke walked the leadoff batter in the ninth, all miscues that contributed to the Yankees' 5-4 loss to the Indians.
Jhonny Peralta's single brought home the game-winner for Cleveland, but after comi...
CLEVELAND - Carl Pavano threw six innings in a game twice during his final three years with the Yankees. This season, he's already matched that feat in two starts against his former club.
Pavano tossed 7-1/3 innings of three-run ball Sunday, taking a no-decision after the Indians' bullpen blew the lead he handed over in the eighth. Still, after Cleveland walked off with a 5-4 win over the Yankees, Pavano was all smiles as he discussed his dramatic turnaround.