Cleveland 6, NY Yankees 4
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(96-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 13 0
NY Yankees 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 12 0
WP: P. Byrd (1-0) S: J. Borowski (1)
LP: C. Wang (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right center
- J. Peralta singled to center, T. Hafner scored
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, F. Gutierrez scored, C. Blake to third, K. Shoppach out at second
- A. Cabrera singled to center, C. Blake scored
Bot 2nd: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to shortstop, H. Matsui scored, R. Cano to third, D. Mientkiewicz to second
Top 4th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez singled to left, K. Shoppach and G. Sizemore scored, T. Hafner to second
Bot 6th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano homered to deep right
Bot 7th: NY Yankees
- A. Rodriguez homered to deep left center
Bot 9th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu homered to deep right
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 3 2 2 1 2 0 1 .375
A. Cabrera 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .176
T. Hafner dh 3 1 1 0 2 0 3 .250
V. Martinez 1b 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 .353
J. Peralta ss 4 0 3 1 1 0 2 .467
K. Lofton lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .375
F. Gutierrez rf 5 1 1 0 0 3 4 .200
C. Blake 3b 5 1 1 0 0 3 3 .118
K. Shoppach c 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .667
 Totals 37 6 13 5 5 7 21  
 Batting
2B - K Shoppach 2 (2, M Mussina, J Veras).
HR - G Sizemore (1, 1st inning off C Wang 0 on, 0 Out).
S - A Cabrera.
RBI - G Sizemore (1), J Peralta (2), A Cabrera (2), V Martinez 2 (4).
2-out RBI - J Peralta, A Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hafner 1, V Martinez 1, C Blake 1.
GIDP - G Sizemore, J Peralta.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Cabrera-J Peralta-V Martinez).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Damon lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .278
D. Jeter ss 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .176
B. Abreu rf 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 .267
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 1 2 1 0 2 2 .267
J. Posada c 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .133
H. Matsui dh 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .182
R. Cano 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .333
M. Cabrera cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .188
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
    S. Duncan ph-1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Giambi ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
 Totals 38 4 12 4 3 6 21  
 Batting
2B - J Posada (1, P Byrd).
HR - R Cano (2, 6th inning off P Byrd 0 on, 0 Out), A Rodriguez (1, 7th inning off R Perez 0 on, 1 Out), B Abreu (1, 9th inning off J Borowski 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Jeter (1), R Cano (3), A Rodriguez (1), B Abreu (2).
2-out RBI - D Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Posada 1, B Abreu 2, R Cano 1.
GIDP - D Jeter.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Cano-D Jeter-D Mientkiewicz, A Rodriguez-D Mientkiewicz).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
P. Byrd (W, 1-0) 5.0 8 2 2 2 2 1 3.60
R. Perez 2.0 3 1 1 1 1 1 1.50
R. Betancourt (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
J. Borowski (S, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.50
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Wang (L, 0-2) 1.0 5 4 4 0 0 1 19.06
M. Mussina 4.2 4 2 2 4 3 0 3.86
R. Villone 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
K. Farnsworth 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
J. Veras 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
M. Rivera 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
IBB - T Hafner (by M Mussina), G Sizemore (by J Veras).
HBP - K Shoppach (by C Wang).
Pitches-strikes - P Byrd 77-52; R Perez 34-20; R Betancourt 12-10; J Borowski 15-10; C Wang 32-20; M Mussina 83-46; R Villone 5-3; K Farnsworth 20-14; J Veras 10-4; M Rivera 18-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Byrd 3-10; R Perez 5-0; R Betancourt 1-0; J Borowski 0-2; C Wang 3-0; M Mussina 6-5; R Villone 0-1; K Farnsworth 0-1; J Veras 0-0; M Rivera 3-1.
Batters faced - P Byrd 25; R Perez 9; R Betancourt 3; J Borowski 4; C Wang 9; M Mussina 20; R Villone 1; K Farnsworth 4; J Veras 3; M Rivera 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Bruce Froemming. LF--Laz Diaz. RF--Ron Kulpa.
Time: 4:03.
Attendance: 56,315.
Weather: 87 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY CLEVELAND'S GRADY SIZEMORE LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Monday, Oct 8, 2007 11:45 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
J. Peralta J. Peralta
3-4
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
R. Cano R. Cano
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI