Sabathia, Yankees mow down Twins
CC Sabathia fanned eight batters over 6 2-3 innings to help the New York Yankees defeat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 in Game 1 of their AL divisional playoff series Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees won the game as -360 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).
Hideki Matsui and Derek Jeter belted two-run homers in leading the Yankees. Alex Rodriguez also drove in a pair of runs.
Brian Duensing was rocked for seven hits and five runs over 4 2-3 innings in the loss.