Indians http://www.authenticbaltimoreorioleshops.com/Chris-Tillman-Jersey manager Terry Francona trusted Corey Kluber to keep the Yankees from scoring.
Brett Gardner homered twice and Gregorius also connected for the Yankees, who overcame a 2-0 deficit and won the Division Series by beating Kluber in Game 5 last October.
New York is 30 games over .500 for the first time this season, and for the first time before the All-Star break since 1998, when it won the World Series.
Yankees All-Star ace Luis Severino only pitched five innings, but manager Aaron Boone got four hitless innings from Adam Warren, David Robertson (6-3), Dellin Betances and closer Aroldis Chapman, who got three outs for his 25th save — in his first appearance since Saturday because of a sore left knee.
Every win’s a good win, Boone said. That was a good win up against a Aaron Ekblad Jersey great pitcher. Up and down the lineup we had big at-bats in big spots. On a night when Sevy didn’t have his best, the rest of the guys were able to come through in a big way.
He’s gained a greater level of confidence in himself, too.
Gibson struck out nine batters over eight easy innings for the Twins, who handed Tampa Bay ace Blake Snell his shortest start of the season and beat the Rays 5-1 on Thursday night after a two-hour rain delay.
Just had to add to the caffeine and keep the body loose, Gibson said.
Eddie Rosario hit a two-run homer in the seventh against reliever Chih-Wei Hu for more cushion, but Gibson (4-6) was already well in control on his way to consecutive wins for the first time this year. He gave up five hits without a walk, and the only run he permitted http://www.officialfloridapanthers.com/Adidas-Aaron-Ekblad-Jersey came on a sacrifice fly by Kevin Kiermaier in the eighth.
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