Among Sunday's MLB results were the new york yankees defeating the Cleveland Indians. MLB rookie Aaron Judge continues to look like a future star in the league. On Sunday, Judge recorded his 35th home run of the season as part of an 8-1 win for the Yankees. The team also gained great pitching from Luis Servino and a key performance from Jacoby Ellsbury. Here's the latest MLB game recap including top performers, stats, and what's next for the two teams.

MLB game recap

Several players factored into today's impressive 8-1 win for the New York Yankees. Among them was rookie right fielder Aaron Judge. The rookie sensation had just one hit, but it was a big one as he blasted a three-run homer in the seventh inning. That gave the young star his 35th on the season which is just one behind home run leader Giancarlo Stanton. The Miami Marlins star has 36 so far this MLB season.

Teammate Jacoby Ellsbury also added three RBIs on the day on his two hits. Also coming up big for the team was pitcher Luis Severino who had nine strikeouts over 6.2 innings of pitching. Severino picked up the win to move to 9-4 on the season as he gave up just the one home run to Michael Brantley today.

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The Cleveland Indians were limited to just two hits for the day including Brantley's ninth home run in the first inning. Edwin Incarnation recorded the only other hit for the day. Coming up with the loss for the pitching staff was Carlos Carrasco who struck out six batters but gave up five runs over a bit more than five innings.

The win by the NY Yankees' today gave the two teams a 2-2 split over their recent four-game series.

Right now, the Yankees and the Royals are the top two wild card teams in the American League, with Tampa Bay and Seattle each about three to four games behind them.

Standings & what's next

With today's win, the New York Yankees are now 59-51 overall and 27-31 when playing away from home. The team is currently three games behind the Boston Red Sox for the American League East lead. Next up for the Yankees is an away game against the Blue Jays in Toronto with game time set for 7:07 p.m.

Eastern Time on Tuesday night.

The Cleveland Indians fall to 59-50 with today's loss. However, the team still leads the American League Central division by 2.5 games over the Kansas City Royals. Next up for Cleveland will be a home game against the Colorado Rockies. That game is scheduled for Tuesday night beginning at 7:10 p.m. Eastern Time.

As of the latest MLB future odds from Vegas Insider, the Indians are tied with the Cubs for third overall in terms of favorites to win the 2017 World Series with odds of 27 to 4.

The Yankees rank fifth on the list with 17 to 2 odds, just ahead of the Boston Red Sox (9 to 1).

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