Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson (14) receives congratulations from teammates after hitting a three run home run during the third inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)
Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Curtis Granderson hit a homer and knocked in
four runs, as the New York Yankees snapped Detroit's 10-game home winning
streak with a 12-8 victory.
Eric Chavez and Mark Teixeira added two RBI apiece for the American League
East-leading Yankees, who had lost the first two games of this four-game
series. Robinson Cano, Ichiro Suzuki and Nick Swisher each drove in a run.
New York starter CC Sabathia (12-3), coming off a complete game three-hit
performance in a 6-3 win over Seattle last Friday, gave up five runs -- three
earned -- on eight hits over 6 2/3 innings.
Omar Infante hit a solo homer for the Tigers, who had a six-game winning
streak snapped. Brennan Boesch and Jeff Baker both knocked in two runs.
Anibal Sanchez (1-2) allowed seven runs on seven hits over three-plus innings
to take the loss.
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