CLEVELAND, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Ben Broussard and Aaron Boone each drove in two runs Wednesday night as Cleveland beat the New York Yankees, 7-4.
Broussard went 2-for-4 with a solo home run while Boone, Coco Crisp and Jeff Liefer also had two hits for the Indians, who rallied from an early 4-0 deficit to register their third win in a row.
Winning pitcher Cliff Lee rose to 12-4. The southpaw surrendered four runs and eight hits over 6 2/3 innings, walking two and fanning five. Bob Wickman earned his 29th save by retiring the side in the ninth inning.
Jorge Posada hit a two-run homer for New York, which fell 4 1/2 games behind first-place Boston in the American League East race.