Bronx, NY -- Robinson Cano went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4, to complete a three- game sweep.
But the win proved to be costly for the Yankees, who have won five in a row. After placing CC Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list prior to the contest, New York saw Andy Pettitte exit in the fifth inning with a left ankle fracture.
Sabathia is only expected to miss a pair of starts due to the All-Star break. However, the news is not so great for Pettitte. He's expected to miss at least six weeks. The 40-year-old will be placed on crutches and into a boot.
Eric Chavez went 2-for-3 with three RBI for the Yankees, who recorded their seventh series sweep of the season.
Pettitte gave up two runs -- one earned -- on three hits before leaving. Freddy Garcia (2-2), who was scheduled to start Friday's game against the White Six, tossed 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win.
Michael Brantley, Shelley Duncan, Asdrubal Cabrera and Jason Kipnis each knocked in a run for the Indians, who have dropped five straight games.
Ubaldo Jimenez (7-6) allowed four runs on four hits over six full frames. He struck out seven and walked four.
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