Yankees 7, Indians 4: Bullpen falters again as Indians blow 4-0 lead and lose to Yankees

Home US Yankees 7, Indians 4: Bullpen falters again as Indians blow 4-0 lead and lose to Yankees

NEW YORK: Move over, Mickey Mantle. Gleyber Torres is the latest New York Yankees phenom earning his pinstripes right off the bat. On a day when hits were hard to come by in the Bronx, the rookie second baseman became the youngest Yankees player to hit a walk-off homer, a three-run shot in the ninth inning that gave the Yankees a 7-4 win over the Indians on Sunday for their 15th victory in 16 games. At 21 years and 144 days, Torres bettered Mantle, who was 21 years and 185 days when he hit three-run, ninth-inning drive off Boston’s Ellis Kinder in a 6-3 win on April 23, 1953. “He’s been special,” smiling manager Aaron Boone said about Torres. Domingo German pitched six hitless innings in his first major league start for the Yankees, who nonetheless fell behind 4-0 when the Indians broke through against relievers Dellin Betances and Jonathan

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