Yankees avoid elimination
The New York Yankees avoided elimination as they defeated the Texas Rangers 7-2 in Game 5 on Wednesday and now trail the ALCS 3-2.
New York won the game as -169 favorites, and the nine runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.
Curtis Granderson homered and drove in a pair of runs for the Yankees. CC Sabathia notched his third win of the postseason, allowing 11 hits and two runs over his six innings.
Matt Reanor homered and had a pair of RBI for the Rangers. C.J. Wilson surrendered six hits and six runs over five innings in the loss.