Curtis Granderson hit his 200th career homer as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Sunday.
The Yankees took a 3-0 lead in the second inning off Ubaldo Jimenez (9-13). Granderson's 33rd homer in the sixth made it 4-2 and gave New York a record eight current players with 200 or more career homers.
The Yankees took two of three in the series following a three-game losing streak, opening a four-game lead in the AL East over idle Tampa Bay.
Jason Kipnis had three hits and three stolen bases for Cleveland, which has lost nine of 10 and is 5-23 since July 26.
Boone Logan (5-2) pitched 1 2-3 innings of relief for the win. Rafael Soriano got four outs for his 33rd save in 35 chances.
Soriano was hit in the right arm by a line drive off Kipnis' bat in the ninth and recovered to get the out. After being checked by manager Joe Girardi and trainer Steve Donohue, the right-hander retired Asdrubal Cabrera on a soft liner to end it.
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