It wasn't C.C. Sabathia's or the Indians' day in the marquee matchup with Justin Verlander and the Tigers. Sabathia gave up 10 hits (including three homers) and seven runs in just four innings as Cleveland's division lead was pared to one game.
Justin Verlander got the better side of things in an duel with C.C. Sabathia as the Tigers pulled to within one game of the division lead. Placido Polanco, Gary Sheffield and Carlos Guillen all homered among 17 Detroit hits.
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