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Cleveland 11, NY Yankees 1
When: 1:05 PM ET, Sunday, September 19, 2021
Where: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
Temperature: 74°
Umpires: Home - Pat Hoberg, 1B - Chris Conroy, 2B - Ben May, 3B - Bill Welke
Attendance: 34110

Jose Ramirez homered to highlight a four-hit performance as the visiting Cleveland Indians cruised to an 11-1 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday.

Ramirez drove in three runs and reached base five times for the Indians (73-74).

Harold Ramirez drove in a career-high four runs by hitting a pair of two-run singles in his first two at-bats off Gerrit Cole. Ramirez exited with a shoulder injury in the third inning while attempting to make a leaping catch at the right field fence on a homer by Gio Urshela.

Roberto Perez added an RBI single and a solo homer as the Indians reached double-digit runs for the third time in four games.

Cole (15-8) tied a season high by allowing for seven earned runs in 5 2/3 innings. He also allowed seven earned runs in a 14-0 loss at Tampa Bay on July 29.

Cole allowed a season-high 10 hits and was visibly frustrated all afternoon. He finished with seven strikeouts, walked one and heard some boos when he was replaced by Lucas Luetge.

The Yankees (83-67) dropped 1 1/2 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays for the second wild card and fell 2 1/2 games behind the Boston Red Sox for the first wild card.

New York lost for the 15th time in the past 22 games since winning 13 straight from Aug. 14-27.

Yu Chang added an RBI single in the seventh following a fielding error by third baseman DJ LeMahieu before Cleveland scored three times in the final two innings.

Indians rookie Eli Morgan (3-7) allowed one run on six hits in six innings. He struck out three, walked none and threw 85 pitches.

Cleveland won the series after dropping the opener 8-0 on Friday. The Indians outscored the Yankees 22-4 in the final two games and collected 16 hits Sunday.

Cleveland loaded the bases on an infield single by Bobby Bradley and went up 2-0 when Harold Ramirez singled down the right field line. Harold Ramirez made it 4-0 when he hit a sinking liner that dropped when left fielder Brett Gardner cut in front of center fielder Aaron Judge.

Cole crouched in disgust and, two batters later, Cleveland took a 5-0 lead on Perez's single over the leaping try of second baseman Gleyber Torres.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   NY Yankees
Eli Morgan Player Gerrit Cole
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.2
3 Strikeouts 7
6 Hits 10
1.50 ERA 11.12
Hitting
Cleveland   NY Yankees
Jose Ramirez Player Gio Urshela
4 Hits 2
3 RBI 1
1 HR 1
7 TB 5
1.000 Avg .667
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 16 2 23 .372 24 12 11 3 0 0
NY Yankees 8 1 13 .242 12 11 1 0 0 2