Homers By A-Rod, Granderson Help Yankees Beat Indians 11-7 After Benches Clear in Testy Game By Associated Press June 10 (Washington Post) -- NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez hit a colossal home run, Curtis Granderson also connected and the New York Yankees got back on track with an 11-7 victory over the skidding Cleveland Indians in a game that quickly grew testy Friday night. Yankees manager Joe Girardi and Cleveland counterpart Manny Acta got into a face-to-face screaming match when both benches and bullpens emptied after Mark Teixeira was hit by a second-inning fastball from struggling Indians starter Fausto Carmona. No punches were thrown and there appeared to be little pushing and shoving — if any. Plate umpire Dale Scott issued warnings to both teams, and there was no further trouble. Ivan Nova (5-4) pitched seven sharp innings for New York, and Derek Jeter had one hit to move within nine of 3,000. Jorge
Third baseman Alex Rodriguez hit his 630th career home run and Hiroki Kuroda pitched eight scoreless innings as the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 in their first home game of the Major League Baseball season.