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Yanks dig 0-2 hole
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Indians 2, Yankees 1
Andy Pettitte scattered seven hits over 6 1/3 innings in Game 2. (Tony Dejak/AP)
 Pettitte escapes jam
 Yankees drop game two
 Pettitte hangs up Lofton
 Cabrera's homer
 Melky nails Peralta
A sterling effort from starter Andy Pettitte was long forgotten by the 11th, when the Tribe used two walks and two singles against Luis Vizcaino to push across the winning run. Melky Cabrera homered early but the lead went up in smoke in the eighth.
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Indians win series, 3-1
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 NYY 3 @ CLE 12 Thu Oct. 4    
Gm 2 NYY 1 @ CLE 2 Fri Oct. 5    
Gm 3 CLE 4 @ NYY 8 Sun Oct. 7    
Gm 4 CLE 6 @ NYY 4 Mon Oct. 8    
NYY
NY Yankees
CLE
Cleveland
October 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 0
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   2 9 1
Recap: NYY | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Indians stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5000010.111
  Sardinha, LF0000000.000
Jeter, SS4010020.125
Abreu, RF4010001.333
Rodriguez, A, 3B4000033.000
Matsui, DH3000102.000
Posada, C3000102.000
Cano, 2B4000001.143
Cabrera, CF4111000.125
Mientkiewicz, 1B3000000.000
  a-Duncan, PH-1B1000000.333
Totals35131269 

a-Grounded out for Mientkiewicz in the 11th.

BATTING
HR: Cabrera (1, 3rd inning off Carmona, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jeter; Abreu; Cabrera 4.
RBI: Cabrera (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Rodriguez, A.
GIDP: Posada; Cano.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu (1, 2nd base off Carmona/Martinez).

FIELDING
PB: Posada (1).
Outfield assists: Cabrera (Peralta at home).
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Mientkiewicz).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4120211.375
Cabrera, 2B4000016.125
Hafner, DH6021023.300
Martinez, C3000112.375
Garko, 1B3000101.429
Peralta, SS4010136.250
Lofton, LF3120200.714
Michaels, RF10100001.000
  a-Gutierrez, PH-RF3010022.200
Blake, 3B4000004.125
Totals3529171025 

a-Struck out for Michaels in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Michaels (1, Pettitte), Peralta (2, Pettitte).
3B: Sizemore (1, Pettitte).
TB: Sizemore 4; Hafner 2; Peralta 2; Lofton 2; Michaels 2; Gutierrez.
RBI: Hafner (2).
2-out RBI: Hafner.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Peralta 4; Martinez; Blake.
S: Michaels; Cabrera 2; Blake.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Peralta (1, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada).
CS: Lofton (1, 3rd base by Pettitte/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Cabrera (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Peralta-Garko, Cabrera-Peralta-Garko).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte 6.17002500.00
Chamberlain (BS, 1)1.20112205.40
Rivera 2.00001300.00
Vizcaino (L, 0-1)0.221120013.50
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona 9.03112511.00
Perez (W, 1-0)2.00000100.00

WP: Chamberlain 2.
IBB: Martinez (by Rivera), Sizemore (by Vizcaino).
HBP: Martinez (by Chamberlain), Garko (by Rivera).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 92-58, Chamberlain 25-12, Rivera 38-23, Vizcaino 25-11, Carmona 113-77, Perez 23-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 9-3, Chamberlain 1-2, Rivera 2-2, Vizcaino 1-1, Carmona 18-4, Perez 1-4.
Batters faced: Pettitte 25, Chamberlain 8, Rivera 9, Vizcaino 6, Carmona 31, Perez 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Chamberlain 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Gerry Davis. LF: Jim Wolf. RF: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 4:23.
Att: 44,732.

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