New York Yankees defeat Detroit Tigers, 11-5

There were no brush-back pitches, no talk of retaliation and no tempers flaring at Yankee Stadium Thursday.

Things may have been heated on Wednesday night, but the Yankees used their bats to get their message across to the Tigers Thursday, battering Detroit, 11-5, to secure their first series win in August. The Bombers also regained sole possession of first place in the American League East when Tampa Bay lost, 4-3, Thursday night at Oakland.

Robinson Cano homered fo...