Cleveland Indians defeat New York Yankees, 4-1

CLEVELAND - Is it too soon to call Alex Rodriguez's homerless streak a drought?

A-Rod failed to go deep for the fifth straight game, although in all fairness, nobody had much success against rookie Josh Tomlin, who shut down the Yankees in a 4-1 Indians victory.

The stage was set for a dramatic moment for Rodriguez, who celebrated his 35th birthday Tuesday. A-Rod came to the plate in the ninth inning representing the tying run, but Chris Perez - who served up a homer...