(Cleveland, OH) -- Michael Brantley hit the go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning as the Indians edged the Yankees 5-2 in Cleveland. The Tribe added two insurance runs later in the eighth to secure the four-game series split.
Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer in the fourth for Cleveland, which got seven frames of two-run ball from Trevor Bauer in a no-decision. Carlos Carrasco earned the win and Cody Allen his 20th save.
The Indians enter the All-Star break at 52-and-43.
Chad Green surrendered all three eighth-inning runs to take the loss and Neil Walker homered for New York. The Yankees enter the break four-and-a-half games behind Boston in the AL East at 62-and-33.
Six Indians players were selected for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Washington. Catcher Yan Gomes was added to the American League squad Saturday night. The Indians will resume the season Friday night in Texas against the Rangers.
(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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