Yankees 7, Tigers 0

Yankees 7, Tigers 0

DETROIT — CC Sabathia did his part to help the Yankees close a second straight series with a sweep-avoiding win. Sabathia pitched seven scoreless innings and Jayson Nix homered off Justin Verlander in a three-run second. "You always want to avoid a sweep and finish a series well," Sabathia said. "It felt good to get a win." New York (2-4) needed to beat the Tigers to avoid dropping to its worst six-game record since starting the 1989 season 1-7.

Yankees 7, Tigers 0 04/07/13 [Last modified: Monday, April 8, 2013 12:18am]

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