Verlander, Cabrera help Tigers win series vs Yanks

Justin Verlander pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Miguel Cabrera tagged CC Sabathia and the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 6-0 Thursday. Detroit won three of four from New York, handing the Yankees just their second series loss of the season. Verlander (4-2) won his third straight start, giving up four hits and four walks in 6 2-3 innings. CC Sabathia (4-2) lost for just the third time in his last 13 road games, allowing six runs on nine hits in six innings. Cabrera and Brennan Boesch gave the Tigers a 3-0 lead with back-to-back homers down the right-field line in the fourth. Cabrera added a two-run double in the sixth. Left fielder Don Kelly preserved the shutout with an outstanding catch to end the eighth. (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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