Sabathia, Yankees shut out Tigers for 5th straight win
NEW YORK (AP) CC Sabathia kept up his recent resurgence with seven sharp innings, Brett Gardner sparked another scoring burst and the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.
Carlos Beltran and Didi Gregorius each added two hits as the Yankees (31-30) moved over .500 for the first time since they were 4-3.
The Tigers began a 10-game trip by losing for the second straight time following a five-game winning streak.
Sabathia (4-4) gave up five singles, walked two and struck out four. He hasn't allowed more than two runs in his last six starts and left with a 2.28 ERA - the lowest he's ever had after 10 starts or more in any season.