Miguel Cabrera homered, tripled and drove in three runs, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Yankees 8-4 Thursday night for their first three-game sweep in New York since 1966. Reserve infielder Ramon Santiago made the most of his first start at shortstop this season, turning in a key defensive play and hitting a tiebreaking triple to back Nate Robertson.
Magglio Ordonez had three hits—including a two-run double off Ian Kennedy—and scored twice for the Tigers, who got a strong effort from their bullpen and won for the eighth time in 10 games. Bobby Abreu hit a three-run homer in the first inning, but failed to come through with the bases loaded in the sixth. (Read more baseball stories.)