McCarthy wins again for Yankees, beats Tigers

Updated: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) - Brandon McCarthy won his fourth straight start with a gritty effort, and the New York Yankees took the first of three straight matchups against Detroit's Cy Young Award winners, beating Max Scherzer and the Tigers 2-1 Monday night.

Brian McCann had an RBI single and Jacoby Ellsbury a sacrifice fly in the third, an inning in which the Tigers saved several runs with fine fielding.

McCarthy (4-0) allowed five hits and an unearned run in 5 2-3 innings. The Yankees have won each of his five starts since being acquired from Arizona. He struck out eight, including all three in the second when Victor Martinez led off with a double and Detroit loaded the bases.

Scherzer (13-4) gave up nine hits over seven innings in losing for the first time since June 17, a span of eight starts.

David Robertson was perfect in the ninth for his 30th save.

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Final Kansas City 9 Oakland 8, 12 Innings

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PRESEASON

Final N-Y Islanders 5 Boston 3

Final Philadelphia 4 N-Y Rangers 2

Final St. Louis 3 Carolina 1

Final Winnipeg 2 Ottawa 1

Final Tampa Bay 5 Dallas 1

Final Calgary 2 Colorado 0

Final Los Angeles 4 San Jose 1

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