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Box > Cleveland 22, NY Yankees 0
Too, too much: Tribe 22, Yanks 0
Omar Vizquel's vintage 6-for-7, four-RBI evening paced a Cleveland attack that saw every starter drive in a run to fuel the worst loss in Yankees history.
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Javier Vazquez allowed six runs while recording just four outs, and three relievers that followed fared no better vs. an unrelenting Indians lineup.
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Cleveland (67-66)
Won 2
Cleveland 22, NY Yankees 0  
NY Yankees (81-50)
Lost 2
August 31, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
3 3 3 0 6 1 0 0 6   22 22 1
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings through 8/31/04  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Yankees Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF6423103.285
Vizquel, SS7364001.310
Lawton, LF5111004.280
Ludwick, RF2110011.500
Martinez, C4324201.289
Hafner, DH6123123.311
Blake, 3B2101211.275
McDonald, 3B2000001.241
Broussard, 1B3222101.281
Phelps, 1B2120000.252
Belliard, 2B6331016.301
Gerut, RF-LF4213215.254
Totals492222229627 

BATTING
2B: Belliard 2 (45, Vazquez, Sturtze), Vizquel 2 (27, Sturtze, Nitkowski), Broussard (23, Sturtze).
3B: Hafner (2, Vazquez).
HR: Crisp (13, 5th inning off Sturtze, 1 on, 1 out), Gerut (10, 9th inning off Loaiza, 2 on, 1 out), Martinez (21, 9th inning off Loaiza, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Crisp 5; Vizquel 8; Lawton; Ludwick; Martinez 5; Hafner 4; Broussard 3; Phelps 2; Belliard 5; Gerut 4.
RBI: Hafner 3 (98), Vizquel 4 (54), Lawton (63), Martinez 4 (98), Crisp 3 (59), Belliard (61), Blake (72), Broussard 2 (64), Gerut 3 (50).
2-out RBI: Crisp, Vizquel 2, Blake, Broussard 2, Martinez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Broussard, Hafner 2, Lawton, Belliard, Martinez, Gerut.
SF: Martinez.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lawton (22, 2nd base off Sturtze/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Westbrook (3, fielding).

 
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Williams, CF4000011.254
Jeter, SS2000000.273
a-Wilson, PH-SS2000001.222
Sheffield, DH3010000.297
b-Clark, PH-DH1000011.233
Rodriguez, 3B4010011.289
Matsui, LF2010000.303
Crosby, LF2000011.175
Posada, C2000012.271
Flaherty, C2000001.219
Olerud, 1B3010011.260
Cairo, 2B3010002.274
Lofton, RF2000102.275
Totals320501613 

a-Flied out for Jeter in the 6th. b-Struck out for Sheffield in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sheffield (25, Westbrook), Matsui (26, Westbrook).
TB: Sheffield 2; Rodriguez; Matsui 2; Olerud; Cairo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Lofton, Cairo, Clark.
Team LOB: 6.

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook (W, 12-6)7.05000503.42
Guthrie 2.00001100.00
 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez (L, 13-8)1.15662104.62
Sturtze 3.06772115.90
Nitkowski 1.23333105.34
Loaiza 3.08662325.45

WP: Nitkowski.
Pitches-strikes: Westbrook 98-63, Guthrie 26-16, Vazquez 41-23, Sturtze 61-37, Nitkowski 42-21, Loaiza 74-41.
Ground outs-fly outs: Westbrook 8-7, Guthrie 2-3, Vazquez 0-3, Sturtze 2-6, Nitkowski 2-2, Loaiza 3-3.
Batters faced: Westbrook 26, Guthrie 7, Vazquez 12, Sturtze 17, Nitkowski 11, Loaiza 19.
Inherited runners-scored: Sturtze 2-1, Nitkowski 1-1.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 3:02.
Att: 51,777.

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