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Yankees edge Tigers

The New York Yankees scored both runs in the seventh inning and held on for a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

New York won the game as -170 favorites, while the team’s played UNDER the day’s posted over/under (9).

Alex Rodriguez went deep for the Yankees, and Melky Cabrera drove in the other run. C.C. Sabathia tossed seven scoreless innings for his ninth victory, and Mariano Rivera closed out the game with his 25th save.

Marcus Thames belted a solo home run for the Tigers, while Justin Verlander suffered his fifth loss of the season.