New York Yankees defeat Kansas City Royals, 4-3

KANSAS CITY - It was hard to tell which was hotter Thursday night: the temperature at Kauffman Stadium or CC Sabathia.

The Yankees' ace came within one out of a complete-game victory, settling for a 4-3 win that moved him into a tie with Tampa Bay's David Price for the American League lead with 15 wins.

Pitching on a humid, 94-degree night - the Royals announced the heat index at 106 degrees when the game started - Sabathia gave up one run on eight hits over the firs...