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Cleveland now seeing Red
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Indians 6, Yankees 4
The Indians storm the field at Yankee Stadium after knocking off New York. (Jim McIsaac/Getty)
 Sizemore's leadoff homer
 Martinez's two-run single
 Cabrera's RBI single
 Peralta's RBI single
 Lofton's diving grab
 Gutierrez scores on DP
 Indians' 4-6-3 double play
Up next: Boston. That's where the Tribe is headed after finishing off the Yankees thanks to Paul Byrd's momentum-stopping start, Grady Sizemore's tone-setting homer and superb late relief. It's Cleveland's first trip to the ALCS since 1998.
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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    
CLE
Cleveland
NYY
NY Yankees
October 8, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   6 13 0
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1   4 12 0
Recap: CLE | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Yankees stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3221202.375
Cabrera, 2B4011003.176
Hafner, DH3110203.250
Martinez, 1B5022013.353
Peralta, SS4031102.467
Lofton, LF5000005.375
Gutierrez, RF5110034.200
Blake, 3B5110033.118
Shoppach, C3120000.667
Totals3761355725 

BATTING
2B: Shoppach 2 (2, Mussina, Veras).
HR: Sizemore (1, 1st inning off Wang, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sizemore 5; Cabrera; Hafner; Martinez 2; Peralta 3; Gutierrez; Blake; Shoppach 4.
RBI: Sizemore (1), Peralta (2), Cabrera (2), Martinez 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Peralta; Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez; Hafner; Blake.
S: Cabrera.
GIDP: Sizemore; Peralta.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera-Peralta-Martinez).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5010014.278
Jeter, SS5021003.176
Abreu, RF5121013.267
Rodriguez, 3B5121022.267
Posada, C5010013.133
Matsui, DH2100202.182
Cano, 2B4121002.333
Cabrera, CF4010002.188
Mientkiewicz, 1B1000101.000
  a-Duncan, PH-1B1010000.500
  b-Giambi, PH-1B1000010.250
Totals3841243622 

a-Singled for Mientkiewicz in the 6th. b-Struck out for Duncan in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Posada (1, Byrd).
HR: Cano (2, 6th inning off Byrd, 0 on, 0 out), Rodriguez (1, 7th inning off Perez, 0 on, 1 out), Abreu (1, 9th inning off Borowski, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter 2; Abreu 5; Rodriguez 5; Posada 2; Cano 5; Cabrera; Duncan.
RBI: Jeter (1), Cano (3), Rodriguez (1), Abreu (2).
2-out RBI: Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada; Abreu 2; Cano.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Mientkiewicz, Rodriguez-Mientkiewicz).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd (W, 1-0)5.08222213.60
Perez 2.03111111.50
Betancourt (H, 1)1.00000200.00
Borowski (S, 1)1.01110114.50
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (L, 0-2)1.054400119.06
Mussina 4.24224303.86
Villone 0.10000000.00
Farnsworth 1.01000200.00
Veras 0.11001100.00
Rivera 1.22000100.00

Byrd pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Wang pitched to 3 batters in the 2nd.

IBB: Hafner (by Mussina), Sizemore (by Veras).
HBP: Shoppach (by Wang).
Pitches-strikes: Byrd 77-52, Perez 34-20, Betancourt 12-10, Borowski 15-10, Wang 32-20, Mussina 83-46, Villone 5-3, Farnsworth 20-14, Veras 10-4, Rivera 18-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Byrd 3-10, Perez 5-0, Betancourt 1-0, Borowski 0-2, Wang 3-0, Mussina 6-5, Villone 0-1, Farnsworth 0-1, Veras 0-0, Rivera 3-1.
Batters faced: Byrd 25, Perez 9, Betancourt 3, Borowski 4, Wang 9, Mussina 20, Villone 1, Farnsworth 4, Veras 3, Rivera 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Mussina 3-2, Villone 1-0, Rivera 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Bruce Froemming. LF: Laz Diaz. RF: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 87 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, L to R.
T: 4:03.
Att: 56,315.

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