Third baseman Alex Rodriguez is in hot water with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman after he tweeted that his hip surgeon cleared him to play in rehabilitation games. Cashman told ESPN.com that when the Yankees want to announce something, they will and added that "Alex should just shut...up."
In the major leagues, CC Sabathia tossed a seven-hitter and struck out nine as the Yankees beat Cleveland 6-4 for a three-game sweep. Travis Hafner belted a two-run homer and Brett Gardner added a three-run shot to help the Yankees build a 6-0 lead by the end of the second inning.
In the Boston game, Elvis Andrus hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning as Texas downed the Red Sox 3-2.