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'Pen melts down
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Yankees 7, Indians 3
Carl Pavano struck out four over six innings of one-run ball. (Kathy Willens/AP)
The Tribe had to settle for a split with the Yanks after the 'pen could not hold a slim lead for Carl Pavano, who had a strong start vs. his ex-mates. The outcome was decided by a Jorge Posada homer that was reviewed and upheld in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (4-9)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 7, Cleveland 3   NYY
NY Yankees (7-6)
Won 1
April 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 4 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 X   7 9 0
Standings thru 4/19/09  |  Recap: CLE | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Yankees stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 .259
DeRosa, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .236
Martinez, V, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .358
Hafner, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .286
Peralta, Jh, SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .311
Choo, LF 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .279
Garko, RF 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 .300
  1-Crowe, PR-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Shoppach, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .292
Cabrera, A, 2B 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .333
Totals 29 3 4 3 7 4 18  

1-Ran for Garko in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Choo (3, 2nd inning off Burnett, AJ, 0 on, 0 out), Garko (1, 4th inning off Burnett, AJ, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Garko 4; Hafner; Shoppach; Choo 4.
RBI: Choo (8), Garko 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Garko 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta, Jh; Martinez, V 3; Sizemore, G.
GIDP: Cabrera, A, Choo.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera, A-Peralta, Jh-Martinez, V).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gardner, B, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .244
Jeter, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .269
Damon, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
Teixeira, 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .206
Swisher, RF 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .333
  1-Cabrera, Me, PR-RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294
Cano, 2B 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .388
Matsui, DH 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .194
Ransom, 3B 4 1 1 3 0 0 1 .150
Molina, J, C 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .211
  a-Posada, PH-C 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 .256
Totals 32 7 9 7 3 7 9  

a-Homered for Molina, J in the 7th.
1-Ran for Swisher in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jeter (2, Pavano), Cano (3, Perez, R), Swisher (6, Betancourt, R), Ransom (3, Betancourt, R).
HR: Posada (3, 7th inning off Lewis, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Posada 4; Cano 2; Teixeira; Matsui; Jeter 2; Gardner, B; Swisher 2; Ransom 2; Molina, J.
RBI: Teixeira (7), Matsui (3), Posada 2 (12), Ransom 3 (5).
2-out RBI: Teixeira; Ransom 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher 2; Posada.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (3, 2nd base off Pavano/Shoppach).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira 2).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pavano 6.0 4 1 1 1 4 0 9.69
Perez, R 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 16.71
Lewis (BS, 2)(L, 1-2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 8.10
Betancourt, R 1.1 2 3 3 2 2 0 6.14
Wood, K 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett, AJ 6.1 3 3 3 7 2 2 3.20
Albaladejo (W, 1-0) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Bruney (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.57
Rivera 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00

Perez, R pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Burnett, AJ 3.
IBB: Cano (by Betancourt, R).
HBP: Shoppach (by Burnett, AJ), Damon (by Pavano).
Pitches-strikes: Pavano 89-54, Perez, R 7-4, Lewis 5-3, Betancourt, R 34-19, Wood, K 3-3, Burnett, AJ 111-60, Albaladejo 9-4, Bruney 9-6, Rivera 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pavano 7-2, Perez, R 0-0, Lewis 1-0, Betancourt, R 1-1, Wood, K 0-0, Burnett, AJ 9-5, Albaladejo 2-0, Bruney 1-0, Rivera 1-0.
Batters faced: Pavano 23, Perez, R 2, Lewis 2, Betancourt, R 8, Wood, K 1, Burnett, AJ 28, Albaladejo 2, Bruney 3, Rivera 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Lewis 1-1, Wood, K 1-0, Albaladejo 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 59 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:23.
Att: 43,068.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
April 19, 2009
April 19, 2009

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