Cleveland 12, NY Yankees 3
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(94-68)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
Cleveland 3 0 1 0 5 2 0 1 X 12 14 0
WP: C.C. Sabathia (1-0)
LP: C. Wang (0-1)
(96-66)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to center, T. Hafner scored, V. Martinez to second
- K. Lofton singled to center, V. Martinez and R. Garko scored, J. Peralta out at third
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera homered to deep right center
Top 4th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano homered to deep right
Top 5th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu doubled to left, S. Duncan scored, J. Damon to third
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez homered to deep center, A. Cabrera scored
- K. Lofton singled to center, J. Peralta scored
- C. Blake doubled to right, K. Lofton and F. Gutierrez scored
Bot 6th: Cleveland
- T. Hafner homered to deep right center
- K. Lofton doubled to right center, R. Garko scored, J. Peralta to third
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- R. Garko homered to deep right
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Damon lf 4 1 1 1 1 2 1 .250
D. Jeter ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
B. Abreu rf 2 0 1 1 2 1 0 .500
A. Rodriguez 3b 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
J. Posada c 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000
H. Matsui dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000
R. Cano 2b 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .333
M. Cabrera cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    S. Duncan ph-1b 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .500
    J. Giambi ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 31 3 5 3 6 11 16  
 Batting
2B - B Abreu (1, C Sabathia).
HR - J Damon (1, 1st inning off C Sabathia 0 on, 0 Out), R Cano (1, 4th inning off C Sabathia 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Damon (1), R Cano (1), B Abreu (1).
2-out RBI - R Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Matsui 3.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - R Cano (1, 2nd base by C Sabathia/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Cabrera (J Peralta at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (D Jeter-D Mientkiewicz).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
A. Cabrera 2b 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 .250
T. Hafner dh 4 2 1 1 1 0 1 .250
V. Martinez c 5 2 3 2 0 0 0 .600
R. Garko 1b 4 3 3 2 0 0 0 .750
J. Peralta ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .250
K. Lofton lf 4 1 3 4 0 0 1 .750
F. Gutierrez rf 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .000
C. Blake 3b 4 0 1 2 0 2 1 .250
 Totals 35 12 14 12 5 4 11  
 Batting
2B - J Peralta (1, C Wang); C Blake (1, R Ohlendorf); V Martinez (1, R Ohlendorf); K Lofton (1, R Ohlendorf).
HR - A Cabrera (1, 3rd inning off C Wang 0 on, 0 Out), V Martinez (1, 5th inning off C Wang 1 on, 1 Out), T Hafner (1, 6th inning off R Ohlendorf 0 on, 1 Out), R Garko (1, 8th inning off P Hughes 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Garko 2 (2), K Lofton 4 (4), A Cabrera (1), V Martinez 2 (2), C Blake 2 (2), T Hafner (1).
2-out RBI - R Garko 2, K Lofton 4, C Blake 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Gutierrez 2, G Sizemore 1.
GIDP - A Cabrera.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - K Lofton (1, 2nd base off R Ohlendorf/J Posada).
CS - G Sizemore (1, 2nd base by C Wang/J Posada).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Wang (L, 0-1) 4.2 9 8 8 4 2 2 15.43
R. Ohlendorf 1.0 4 3 3 1 0 1 27.00
J. Veras 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
P. Hughes 2.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.50
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (W, 1-0) 5.0 4 3 3 6 5 2 5.40
R. Perez 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.00
J. Lewis 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
R. Betancourt 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
IBB - A Rodriguez (by C Sabathia).
HBP - G Sizemore (by C Wang); R Garko (by R Ohlendorf).
Pitches-strikes - C Wang 94-58; R Ohlendorf 28-17; J Veras 4-2; P Hughes 31-24; C Sabathia 114-62; R Perez 31-21; J Lewis 8-7; R Betancourt 22-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Wang 5-5; R Ohlendorf 2-1; J Veras 0-1; P Hughes 0-4; C Sabathia 1-8; R Perez 1-1; J Lewis 0-2; R Betancourt 0-2.
Batters faced - C Wang 25; R Ohlendorf 9; J Veras 1; P Hughes 7; C Sabathia 24; R Perez 6; J Lewis 3; R Betancourt 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bruce Froemming. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Fieldin Culbreth. LF--Gerry Davis. RF--Jim Wolf.
Time: 3:44.
Attendance: 44,608.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK LEFT FIELDER JOHNNY DAMON LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Friday, Oct 5, 2007 5:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
J. Damon J. Damon
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Cleveland
K. Lofton K. Lofton
3-4
4 RBI