Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/13/14

08 May 2009: Nick Swisher in action during the Baltimore Orioles versus the visiting New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom

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New York Yankees 3 — Cleveland Indians 1   Nick Swisher was the entire Yankees offense in CC’s return to the mound in tonight’s 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians.   CC Sabathia made two returns. His return to Cleveland and his return from an elbow injury. The injury seemed to be non-existent as he went 7.1 strong innings on 100 pitches. He would have all of his pitches working as he struck out 9 and walked just 1. The only damage came on a solo home run to Asdrubal Cabrera following a pitch that could have been retaliation for a pitch, thrown behind the body of Cabrera, that hit Yankees’ Derek Jeter in the helmet earlier in the game. Sabathia pitched an outstanding game and put fans and players at ease knowing that the ace has returned to the top of his game. David Robertson pitched through 0.2 of an inning and finished off the 8th inning. Rafael Soriano pitched into a precarious position when the tying runs were on the bases at 2nd and 3rd. After a strikeout and a pop out, pinch-...
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