Yankees avoid sweep to Royals
|Yankees avoid sweep to Royals|
The New York Yankees avoided a three-game sweep Thursday, as they defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-1 in the series finale.
New York won the game as -145 road favorites, while the seven runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (10).
Melky Cabrera was 2-for-5 at the plate with two RBIs in leading the Yankees. Andy Pettitte allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings to collect his first win of the season.
Mark Teahen was 3-for-4 at the plate for the Royals. John Bale surrendered four runs off eight hits over six innings in the loss.