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Yanks hit three homers
Yankees 10, Indians 3
Doug Mientkiewicz and Alex Rodriguez helped fuel the six-run rally. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Chase Wright might have shown some opening-night jitters, giving up a run in the first inning, but his supporting cast carried him to victory in his first Major League start. The Yankees posted six runs in the second inning courtesy of homers by Doug Mientkiewicz, Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 17, 2007
CLE
Cleveland (6-4)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 10, Cleveland 3   NYY
NY Yankees (6-6)
Won 1
April 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   3 5 3
NY Yankees
2 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 X   10 10 0
Standings thru 4/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Yankees Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3100123.294
Michaels, LF3000100.312
Hafner, DH4121012.243
Martinez, C4001002.375
Garko, 1B4000012.320
Blake, RF4120000.229
Peralta, SS3000111.265
Barfield, 2B4000003.162
Marte, 3B3011002.194
Totals323533515 

BATTING
2B: Blake (2, Wright).
HR: Hafner (2, 3rd inning off Wright, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hafner 5; Blake 3; Marte.
RBI: Martinez (6), Hafner (6), Marte (7).
2-out RBI: Marte.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garko; Sizemore.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Marte 2 (4, throw, fielding), Barfield (2, throw).
DP: (Davis-Peralta-Garko).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF3211201.294
Jeter, SS5110013.308
  Cairo, SS0000000.000
Abreu, RF4121122.280
  Thompson, RF0000000.500
Rodriguez, 3B5123013.375
Giambi, DH3120202.234
Posada, C3113012.364
  a-Nieves, PH-C1000001.000
Cano, 2B3100102.292
Cabrera, LF4100001.174
Mientkiewicz, 1B3111100.156
Totals34101097517 

a-Popped out for Posada in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (2, Westbrook).
HR: Mientkiewicz (1, 2nd inning off Westbrook, 0 on, 1 out), Rodriguez (8, 2nd inning off Westbrook, 1 on, 2 out), Posada (2, 2nd inning off Westbrook, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter; Abreu 2; Rodriguez 5; Giambi 2; Posada 4; Mientkiewicz 4.
RBI: Rodriguez 3 (21), Posada 3 (11), Mientkiewicz (2), Abreu (9), Damon (4).
2-out RBI: Abreu; Rodriguez 2; Posada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano; Giambi; Jeter.
SF: Posada.
GIDP: Posada.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu (2, 2nd base off Westbrook/Martinez).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook (L, 0-2)1.288821312.08
Davis 2.11001101.80
Cabrera 2.01001000.00
Hernandez, R 1.00202106.75
Mastny 1.00001200.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wright (W, 1-0)5.05333315.40
Bruney 1.10000001.08
Myers 1.20000200.00
Britton 1.00000000.00

Pitches-strikes: Westbrook 64-33, Davis 36-20, Cabrera 30-16, Hernandez, R 27-14, Mastny 18-10, Wright 104-61, Bruney 15-8, Myers 26-16, Britton 9-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Westbrook 3-1, Davis 3-3, Cabrera 0-6, Hernandez, R 1-1, Mastny 0-1, Wright 4-8, Bruney 1-3, Myers 3-0, Britton 1-2.
Batters faced: Westbrook 15, Davis 9, Cabrera 8, Hernandez, R 6, Mastny 4, Wright 23, Bruney 4, Myers 5, Britton 3.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 48 degrees, rain.
Wind: 18 mph, L to R.
T: 3:12.
Att: 38,438.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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