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Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a first inning pitch while playing the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Yankees 7, Tigers 0

CC Sabathia pitched seven scoreless innings and Jayson Nix homered off Justin Verlander in the three-run second, lifting the New York Yankees to a 7-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2013

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch during game. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) FILE

Cy Young Award Winning Pitchers Match-Up Sunday In Detroit

Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia didn’t meet in last year’s postseason, and they had differing results when they took the mound in the AL championship series.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2013

Justin Verlander pitches against the New York Yankees on during Game One of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on September 30, 2011.  (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Verlander Vs. Sabathia Match Up Finished Before It Really Began

The playoff opener between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees was suspended because of rain in the second inning, wiping out both No. 1 starters for a few days.

97.1 The Ticket–10/01/2011