Members of the military unfurled an American flag on Thursday. (Michael Heiman/Getty)
By Anthony DiComo / MLB.com
The Yankees unveiled their new Cathedral by battling the Indians for six innings, but the bullpen let the Tribe take over for good with a nine-run seventh inning after CC Sabathia departed. Jorge Posada hit the first homer at the new park.
BATTING 2B: Francisco, B (1, Sabathia), Peralta 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 4; Crowe 2; DeRosa; Francisco, B 2; Martinez, V 7; Shoppach 3; Sizemore, G 4. RBI: Shoppach 2 (3), Peralta 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; 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).