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Tribe can't hang on
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Yankees 6, Indians 5
Anthony Reyes reacts to the last of the three homers he allowed. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
A go-ahead, three-run rally in the fifth inning wasn't enough for the Indians at Yankee Stadium, which swallowed six home runs -- five by the home team -- in a loss that pushed the Tribe back to five games below .500. Mark DeRosa went deep in the first inning and added another RBI in the fifth.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (3-8)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 6, Cleveland 5   NYY
NY Yankees (6-5)
Won 1
April 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0   5 9 1
NY Yankees
0 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 X   6 8 0
Standings thru 4/17/09  |  Recap: CLE | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Yankees stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 .234
DeRosa, 3B 5 2 2 2 0 2 3 .205
Martinez, V, C 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .378
Hafner, DH 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .258
Garko, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .273
Choo, RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .278
Francisco, B, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .182
Graffanino, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .188
  1-Crowe, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
Cabrera, A, SS 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 .290
Totals 32 5 9 5 5 9 14  

1-Ran for Graffanino in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Garko (2, Chamberlain).
HR: DeRosa (2, 1st inning off Chamberlain, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Graffanino; DeRosa 5; Francisco, B; Garko 2; Cabrera, A; Martinez, V; Sizemore, G 2.
RBI: DeRosa 2 (9), Francisco, B (4), Martinez, V (5), Garko (4).
2-out RBI: Francisco, B; Garko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Graffanino 2; Choo; DeRosa.
SF: Martinez, V.
GIDP: Hafner, Sizemore, G, DeRosa.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Choo (2, 2nd base off Chamberlain/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Chulk (1, throw).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .283
Damon, LF 3 2 2 1 2 0 1 .286
Teixeira, 1B 3 1 1 1 2 0 1 .179
Swisher, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .371
Posada, C 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .242
  Molina, J, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Cano, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .405
Cabrera, Me, RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .286
Ransom, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .121
  a-Matsui, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .148
  Pena, R, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Gardner, B, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .263
Totals 33 6 8 5 6 5 17  

a-Struck out for Ransom in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Damon (1, 3rd inning off Reyes, A, 0 on, 2 out), Teixeira (2, 3rd inning off Reyes, A, 0 on, 2 out), Cabrera, Me (1, 4th inning off Reyes, A, 0 on, 2 out), Cano (3, 6th inning off Jackson, Z, 0 on, 0 out), Jeter (3, 8th inning off Lewis, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano 4; Teixeira 4; Jeter 4; Damon 5; Gardner, B; Ransom; Cabrera, Me 4.
RBI: Damon (3), Teixeira (4), Cabrera, Me (2), Cano (8), Jeter (8).
2-out RBI: Damon; Teixeira; Cabrera, Me; Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada 3; Jeter; Cabrera, Me.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (2, 2nd base off Reyes, A/Martinez, V), Gardner, B (3, 2nd base off Reyes, A/Martinez, V).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira 2, Ransom-Cano-Teixeira).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Reyes, A 5.0 5 3 3 3 1 3 5.73
Jackson, Z (H, 1) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.79
Smith, J (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.45
Chulk (BS, 1) 1.0 0 1 0 2 1 0 4.50
Lewis (L, 1-1) 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 7.11
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain 4.2 6 5 5 5 4 1 5.06
Coke 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
Albaladejo 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.68
Bruney (W, 2-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.00
Rivera (S, 3) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00

Coke pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Chamberlain.
Pitches-strikes: Reyes, A 91-47, Jackson, Z 12-9, Smith, J 5-4, Chulk 31-17, Lewis 28-16, Chamberlain 93-46, Coke 23-16, Albaladejo 7-4, Bruney 11-8, Rivera 19-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Reyes, A 6-3, Jackson, Z 2-0, Smith, J 0-0, Chulk 1-1, Lewis 0-1, Chamberlain 5-3, Coke 1-0, Albaladejo 2-0, Bruney 0-1, Rivera 0-1.
Batters faced: Reyes, A 23, Jackson, Z 4, Smith, J 1, Chulk 6, Lewis 5, Chamberlain 23, Coke 5, Albaladejo 2, Bruney 3, Rivera 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith, J 1-0, Coke 1-0, Albaladejo 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 63 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 3:24.
Att: 45,101.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009

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