Published: Sun, May 06, 2018
Sport | By Floyd Cook

Andujar's walk-off hit pushes Yankees past Indians

Andujar's walk-off hit pushes Yankees past Indians

The Yankees didn't get a baserunner against Trevor Bauer until the fifth inning on Saturday - and even then, they got just one hit off the Indians right-hander in the inning.

NY Yankees is 12-1 in its last 13 games.

Yankees games have an over/under record of 18-12-1 thus far in 2018.

The Cleveland Indians could not build on their doubleheader sweep of Toronto on Thursday as the team dropped a 7-6 decision at the Yankees on Friday.

Edwin Encarnacion followed up his three-homer showing Wednesday against Texas by going 3-for-5 with three RBIs in a 13-11, 11-inning loss in the opener.

Cleveland's offense has been paced by Jose Ramirez. Cleveland's pitcher Alexi Ogando gave up a leadoff double to Giancarlo Stanton before being pulled by manager Terry Francona. "We're a different team when he swings the bat like that".

It would seem to be a no-brainer to take NY in this spot, especially with veteran CC Sabathia (2-0, 1.71) on the hill against his former team and opposite a struggling pitcher in Tomlin.

Bauer, 2-0 against the Yankees past year, fell to 3-5 against them in his career. 19, 2008, with Cleveland and the Milwaukee Brewers.

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In the bottom of the fourth inning, rookie sensation [VIDEO] Gleyber Torres hit his first career home run off of Tomlin with a line drive to left to give the Yankees a 3-0 lead.

Sabathia is undefeated in his last 14 regular-season starts since August 19, posting an 8-0 mark. "All of his pitches were sharp. the slider, the cutter".

Josh Tomlin will attempt to get his first win of the season and is coming off a rough outing Sunday against the Seattle Mariners. Over 29 games this season, Sanchez is hitting.205/.288/.518 with nine home runs and 28 RBI. "You miss too many times over the middle of the plate, or on the outer third of the plate to a guy that can get extended, it just doesn't bode well".

The Yankees have won eight of their last nine against a right-handed starter and eight of their last nine against a winning team.

Sabathia, who struck out a season-high seven, improved to 3-0 and watched his ERA fall to a minuscule 1.39.

Yankee Stadium roared when shortstop Didi Gregorius got back to his feet after clearly getting shaken up with one out in the eighth inning. In their three-game sweep in NY from August 28-30, the Indians outscored the Yankees 17-7.

The total has gone under in six of Cleveland's last seven games on the road.

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