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Ending rewritten against Yanks' 'pen

It looked as though the Yankees were en route to an easy win after a six-run fourth, but an inspired Indians squad trumped it against a shaky bullpen in the seventh. Nick Swisher delivered three hits in the loss.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crowe, CF4221101.259
Choo, RF6000014.286
Kearns, LF5232000.309
Peralta, Jh, 3B3200221.241
Duncan, DH3000012.375
a-Branyan, PH-DH2111002.253
Grudzielanek, 2B4222000.274
LaPorta, 1B3212201.213
Marson, C5133011.218
Donald, SS5112032.263
Totals401313135814.249
a-Flied out for Duncan in the 7th.
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5331111.294
Swisher, RF5231121.310
Teixeira, 1B3201104.215
Rodriguez, Al, 3B4023013.289
Cano, 2B4133002.359
Thames, M, DH3000123.323
a-Miranda, PH-DH1000011.200
Cervelli, C5012010.323
Russo, LF4110002.250
b-Granderson, PH0100100.229
Gardner, B, CF2100301.290
Totals361113118818.281
a-Struck out for Thames, M in the 8th. b-Walked for Russo in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Marson 3 (7, Sabathia, Sabathia, Chamberlain), LaPorta (4, Sabathia), Donald (4, Chamberlain).
HR: Branyan (6, 8th inning off Gaudin, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Crowe 2; Marson 6; Grudzielanek 2; Kearns 3; Donald 2; LaPorta 2; Branyan 4.
RBI: Grudzielanek 2 (10), LaPorta 2 (7), Kearns 2 (22), Marson 3 (6), Donald 2 (4), Crowe (8), Branyan (13).
2-out RBI: Grudzielanek 2; LaPorta 2; Kearns; Marson 3; Donald 2; Crowe; Branyan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crowe; Marson; Donald.
Team RISP: 8-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crowe (4, 2nd base off Robertson, D/Cervelli).

FIELDING
E: Kearns (3, fielding).
DP: (Peralta, Jh-Grudzielanek-LaPorta).
Pickoffs: Ambriz (Gardner, B at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Swisher (8, Huff), Rodriguez, Al (11, Huff), Cano (15, Laffey), Jeter (11, Wood, K).
TB: Cano 4; Jeter 4; Cervelli; Russo; Rodriguez, Al 3; Swisher 4.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al 3 (35), Cano 3 (37), Swisher (28), Teixeira (31), Cervelli 2 (21), Jeter (29).
2-out RBI: Cano 2; Cervelli 2; Rodriguez, Al; Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thames, M 2; Russo; Cano; Swisher.
SF: Rodriguez, Al; Cano.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
PO: Gardner, B (1st base by Ambriz).

ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Huff2.15331205.54
Laffey1.12663205.61
Ambriz1.14112004.30
Perez, R(W, 1-0)1.00000106.00
Perez, C(H, 3)2.01001201.96
Wood, K(S, 2)1.011111011.05
Totals9.01311118804.69
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia6.07552504.16
Robertson, D0.11220007.31
Mitre0.00111003.13
Marte(H, 6)0.10000003.60
Chamberlain(BS, 1)(L, 1-3)0.14441105.82
Gaudin2.01111218.14
Totals9.01313135814.06
Mitre pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Sabathia.
Balk: Wood, K.
HBP: Crowe (by Robertson, D), Grudzielanek (by Gaudin), Teixeira (by Laffey).
Pitches-strikes: Huff 50-27, Laffey 49-23, Ambriz 41-24, Perez, R 12-8, Perez, C 34-23, Wood, K 26-15, Sabathia 113-78, Robertson, D 8-5, Mitre 3-0, Marte 6-3, Chamberlain 25-15, Gaudin 35-22.
Groundouts-flyouts: Huff 1-4, Laffey 1-1, Ambriz 1-1, Perez, R 2-0, Perez, C 2-0, Wood, K 1-1, Sabathia 8-1, Robertson, D 0-1, Mitre 0-0, Marte 0-1, Chamberlain 0-0, Gaudin 2-1.
Batters faced: Huff 13, Laffey 10, Ambriz 9, Perez, R 3, Perez, C 7, Wood, K 5, Sabathia 27, Robertson, D 3, Mitre 1, Marte 1, Chamberlain 6, Gaudin 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Laffey 2-1, Ambriz 2-2, Mitre 1-0, Marte 2-0, Chamberlain 2-2.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 4:22.
Att: 46,599.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
May 29, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media