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Indians are in charge
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Indians 12, Yankees 3
Asdrubal Cabera is congratulated by Travis Hafner after his solo homer. (Gregory Shamus/Getty)
Kenny Lofton led the Indians' series-opening charge with four RBIs, and Asdrubal Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Travis Hafner and Ryan Garko homered in what the Tribe hopes is a tone-setting win. Cy Young hopeful C.C. Sabathia overcame six walks in five innings on the mound.
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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 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   3 5 0
Cleveland
3 0 1 0 5 2 0 1 X   12 14 0
Recap: NYY | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Indians stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4111121.250
Jeter, SS4000012.000
Abreu, RF2011210.500
Rodriguez, A, 3B2000201.000
Posada, C4000025.000
Matsui, DH4000025.000
Cano, 2B3111110.333
Cabrera, CF4000011.000
Mientkiewicz, 1B1000001.000
  a-Duncan, PH-1B2110010.500
  b-Giambi, PH10100001.000
Totals3135361116 

a-Singled for Mientkiewicz in the 5th. b-Singled for Duncan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Abreu (1, Sabathia).
HR: Damon (1, 1st inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 0 out), Cano (1, 4th inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon 4; Abreu 2; Cano 4; Duncan; Giambi.
RBI: Damon (1), Cano (1), Abreu (1).
2-out RBI: Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui 3.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Cano (1, 2nd base by Sabathia/Martinez).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cabrera (Peralta at 3rd base).
DP: (Jeter-Mientkiewicz).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4010012.250
Cabrera, 2B4211111.250
Hafner, DH4211101.250
Martinez, C5232000.600
Garko, 1B4332000.750
Peralta, SS4110103.250
Lofton, LF4134000.750
Gutierrez, RF2100202.000
Blake, 3B4012021.250
Totals351214125410 

BATTING
2B: Peralta (1, Wang), Blake (1, Ohlendorf), Martinez (1, Ohlendorf), Lofton (1, Ohlendorf).
HR: Cabrera (1, 3rd inning off Wang, 0 on, 0 out), Martinez (1, 5th inning off Wang, 1 on, 1 out), Hafner (1, 6th inning off Ohlendorf, 0 on, 1 out), Garko (1, 8th inning off Hughes, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sizemore; Cabrera 4; Hafner 4; Martinez 7; Garko 6; Peralta 2; Lofton 4; Blake 2.
RBI: Garko 2 (2), Lofton 4 (4), Cabrera (1), Martinez 2 (2), Blake 2 (2), Hafner (1).
2-out RBI: Garko 2; Lofton 4; Blake 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sizemore; Gutierrez 2.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lofton (1, 2nd base off Ohlendorf/Posada).
CS: Sizemore (1, 2nd base by Wang/Posada).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (L, 0-1)4.298842215.43
Ohlendorf 1.043310127.00
Veras 0.10000000.00
Hughes 2.01110214.50
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia (W, 1-0)5.04336525.40
Perez 2.00000400.00
Lewis 1.00000100.00
Betancourt 1.01000100.00

IBB: Rodriguez, A (by Sabathia).
HBP: Sizemore (by Wang), Garko (by Ohlendorf).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 94-58, Ohlendorf 28-17, Veras 4-2, Hughes 31-24, Sabathia 114-62, Perez 31-21, Lewis 8-7, Betancourt 22-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 5-5, Ohlendorf 2-1, Veras 0-1, Hughes 0-4, Sabathia 1-8, Perez 1-1, Lewis 0-2, Betancourt 0-2.
Batters faced: Wang 25, Ohlendorf 9, Veras 1, Hughes 7, Sabathia 24, Perez 6, Lewis 3, Betancourt 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohlendorf 1-1, Veras 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth. LF: Gerry Davis. RF: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:44.
Att: 44,608.

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