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Tribe breaks through
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Indians 10, Yankees 2
Cliff Lee didn't allow a run until Jorge Posada's fifth-inning homer. (Jim McIsaac/Getty)
Undaunted by the extra attention brought to the inaugural game at the new Yankee Stadium, the Indians routed the Yankees behind a bounce-back effort from Cliff Lee and a monster seventh inning that included a grand slam by Grady Sizemore.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (3-7)
Won 2
Cleveland 10, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (5-5)
Lost 1
April 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 1 0 0 9 0 0   10 13 1
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   2 9 1
Standings thru 4/16/09  |  Recap: CLE | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Yankees stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 1 1 4 2 1 5 .214
DeRosa, 3B 4 1 1 0 2 0 2 .179
Martinez, V, 1B 6 2 3 1 0 1 4 .381
Peralta, Jh, SS 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .297
Choo, DH 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 .294
Francisco, B, RF 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .172
Shoppach, C 4 1 2 2 1 2 1 .316
Graffanino, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 7 .167
Crowe, LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .211
Totals 39 10 13 10 7 7 23  

BATTING
2B: Francisco, B (1, Sabathia), Peralta, Jh 2 (4, Sabathia, Veras), Shoppach (2, Sabathia), Martinez, V (3, Veras).
HR: Sizemore, G (3, 7th inning off Marte, 3 on, 1 out), Martinez, V (3, 7th inning off Marte, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Graffanino; Peralta, Jh 4; Crowe 2; DeRosa; Francisco, B 2; Martinez, V 7; Shoppach 3; Sizemore, G 4.
RBI: Shoppach 2 (3), Peralta, Jh 2 (3), Crowe (3), Sizemore, G 4 (10), Martinez, V (4).
2-out RBI: Shoppach; Martinez, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Graffanino 2; Peralta, Jh; Sizemore, G 2; Martinez, V.
SAC: Francisco, B.
Team RISP: 4-for-15.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sizemore, G (1, 2nd base by Sabathia/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Graffanino (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Peralta, Jh-Graffanino-Martinez, V, Graffanino-Peralta, Jh-Martinez, V).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .293
  Pena, R, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143
Damon, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .250
Teixeira, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .160
  a-Cabrera, Me, PH-RF 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .300
Swisher, RF-1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .406
Posada, C 4 1 1 1 1 0 6 .267
Cano, 2B 4 0 3 1 1 0 0 .421
Matsui, DH 2 0 1 0 3 0 1 .154
Ransom, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 2 9 .100
Gardner, B, CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .265
Totals 34 2 9 2 8 6 27  

a-Walked for Teixeira in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Swisher (5, Lee, Cl).
HR: Posada (2, 5th inning off Lee, Cl, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Posada 4; Cano 3; Matsui; Jeter; Damon; Gardner, B; Swisher 2.
RBI: Posada (10), Cano (7).
2-out RBI: Posada; Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada 3; Gardner, B; Damon 2; Ransom 2.
GIDP: Posada, Ransom.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 15.

FIELDING
E: Ransom (2, throw).
DP: (Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lee, Cl (W, 1-2) 6.0 7 1 1 3 4 1 6.75
Perez, R 2.0 1 1 1 3 2 0 14.14
Betancourt, R 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.00
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia 5.2 5 1 1 5 4 0 3.57
Ramirez, E 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
Coke 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00
Veras (L, 0-1) 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 0 13.50
Marte 1.0 3 6 6 1 0 2 27.00
Robertson, D 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0.00

Ramirez, E pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Veras pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

WP: Lee, Cl.
HBP: Choo (by Marte), Teixeira (by Lee, Cl), Swisher (by Perez, R).
Pitches-strikes: Lee, Cl 115-71, Perez, R 41-23, Betancourt, R 28-16, Sabathia 122-70, Ramirez, E 6-5, Coke 2-1, Veras 12-5, Marte 21-12, Robertson, D 28-19.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lee, Cl 7-4, Perez, R 1-1, Betancourt, R 1-1, Sabathia 8-0, Ramirez, E 1-0, Coke 0-1, Veras 0-0, Marte 2-0, Robertson, D 1-1.
Batters faced: Lee, Cl 29, Perez, R 10, Betancourt, R 5, Sabathia 25, Ramirez, E 2, Coke 1, Veras 3, Marte 9, Robertson, D 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, E 1-0, Coke 3-0, Marte 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 56 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 3:56.
Att: 48,271.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
April 16, 2009
April 16, 2009

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