NY Yankees 8, Cleveland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(96-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 9 1
NY Yankees 0 0 1 0 4 3 0 0 X 8 11 1
WP: P. Hughes (1-0)
LP: J. Westbrook (0-1)
(94-68)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to center, A. Cabrera scored, T. Hafner to second
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- T. Nixon homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Cleveland
- J. Peralta doubled to right, T. Hafner scored
Bot 3rd: NY Yankees
- J. Damon singled to right, H. Matsui scored, M. Cabrera to second
Bot 5th: NY Yankees
- M. Cabrera singled to left center, H. Matsui scored, R. Cano to third
- J. Damon homered to deep right, R. Cano and M. Cabrera scored
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano singled to right center, A. Rodriguez scored, J. Posada to third, H. Matsui to second, J. Posada and H. Matsui scored, R. Cano to third on right fielder T. Nixon's fielding error
Top 8th: Cleveland
- T. Nixon doubled to left center, J. Peralta scored, K. Lofton to third
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 .308
A. Cabrera 2b 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 .154
T. Hafner dh 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 .231
V. Martinez c 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .364
J. Peralta ss 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 .364
K. Lofton lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .545
T. Nixon rf 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .500
    F. Gutierrez pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
C. Blake 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .083
 Totals 36 4 9 4 3 9 16  
 Batting
2B - J Peralta (3, P Hughes); T Nixon (1, J Chamberlain).
HR - T Nixon (1, 2nd inning off R Clemens 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R Garko (3), T Nixon 2 (2), J Peralta (1).
2-out RBI - R Garko, J Peralta, T Nixon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Lofton 1, C Blake 2, J Peralta 1, A Cabrera 1.
GIDP - R Garko.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - G Sizemore (1, 2nd base off R Clemens/J Posada).
 
 Fielding
E - T Nixon (1, bobble).
DP - 3 (J Peralta-R Garko, J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko, C Blake-A Cabrera-R Garko).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Damon lf 4 1 3 4 0 1 1 .308
D. Jeter ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .083
B. Abreu rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .200
J. Posada c 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .100
J. Giambi 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333
    D. Mientkiewicz ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
H. Matsui dh 2 3 2 0 2 0 0 .222
R. Cano 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .273
M. Cabrera cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .167
 Totals 32 8 11 6 3 5 11  
 Batting
2B - R Cano (1, J Westbrook).
HR - J Damon (2, 5th inning off J Westbrook 2 on, 1 Out).
S - D Mientkiewicz.
RBI - J Damon 4 (5), M Cabrera (2), R Cano (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - D Jeter 2, J Posada.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - R Cano (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (D Jeter-R Cano-D Mientkiewicz).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Westbrook (L, 0-1) 5.0 9 6 6 0 1 1 10.80
A. Fultz 1.0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0.00
J. Lewis 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
J. Borowski 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
R. Clemens 2.1 4 3 3 2 1 1 11.57
P. Hughes (W, 1-0) 3.2 2 0 0 0 4 0 1.59
J. Chamberlain 2.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 4.91
M. Rivera 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
WP - P Hughes.
IBB - H Matsui (by A Fultz).
Pitches-strikes - J Westbrook 79-48; A Fultz 18-10; J Lewis 16-10; J Borowski 20-11; R Clemens 59-33; P Hughes 63-43; J Chamberlain 38-23; M Rivera 10-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Westbrook 12-3; A Fultz 2-0; J Lewis 0-0; J Borowski 0-3; R Clemens 3-3; P Hughes 1-6; J Chamberlain 2-2; M Rivera 0-1.
Batters faced - J Westbrook 22; A Fultz 6; J Lewis 3; J Borowski 5; R Clemens 13; P Hughes 14; J Chamberlain 9; M Rivera 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Jim Wolf. LF--Bruce Froemming. RF--Laz Diaz.
Time: 3:38.
Attendance: 56,358.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
NEW YORK PITCHER ROGER CLEMENS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEG INJURY.
NEW YORK PITCHER ROGER CLEMENS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A STRAINED LEFT HAMSTRING.

Updated on Monday, Oct 8, 2007 5:22 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
T. Nixon T. Nixon
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Damon J. Damon
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Sun Oct 7, 2007
Boston 9
LA Angels 1
Final

Cleveland 4
NY Yankees 8
Final