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Yankees 5, Indians 4: 1 Double and 2 Errors Later, Austin Romine Scores the Yankees’ Winning Run

CLEVELAND — Yankees Manager Aaron Boone may tout the “sneaky athleticism” of his backup catcher Austin Romine, but he cannot do it with a straight face. More chuckles — and a Benny Hill soundtrack — were in order again on Saturday night as Romine circled the bases on a Little League home run that broke…

Yankees, With No Lead to Protect Against the Indians, Get to Rest Aroldis Chapman

CLEVELAND — If the Yankees were seeking a silver lining after their 6-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, at least one was obvious. With no lead to protect, they had no need for closer Aroldis Chapman, whose balky left knee will keep him from pitching in Tuesday’s All-Star Game. Chapman, who has…

Yankees 7, Indians 4: A Potential Pitching Showcase Melts Into a Rugged Yankees Win

Severino threw 94, and barely resembled the pitcher who has given so much ballast to the Yankees rotation, carrying a 14-2 record and a 2.12 earned run average into the game. The hints came early. Lindor cracked Severino’s second pitch — a fastball — into the right-field corner. Severino was fortunate that he did not…