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C.C. Sabathia, Yankees Hand Royals Fifth Straight Loss

Once again the Kansas City Royals got production from the bottom of their lineup but it wasn't enough as the New York Yankees edged them out 4-3.

C.C. Sabathia got the win giving him his 15th victory, which ties the A.L. lead. Bruce Chen was denied his third straight win.

Mike Aviles and Willie Bloomquist (2) drove in the runs for the Royals (on the plus-side, all runs driven in were with two outs). Alex Gordon scored two runs.

Sabathia went eight and two thirds innings giving up 10 hits and three runs.

Chen went five innings giving up eight hits and three runs.

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