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Yankees try to remain perfect against Indians

Aug 11, 2007 - 1:22 PM Ny Yankees (64-51) at Cleveland (65-51) 7:05 pm EDT

CLEVELAND (Ticker) - The New York Yankees look to remain perfect against the Cleveland Indians when the teams continue a three-game series on Saturday.

On Friday, rookie Phil Hughes worked six outstanding innings and Alex Rodriguez belted his major league-leading 37th homer, leading the Yankees to a 6-1 victory. New York improved to 4-0 against Cleveland this season.

New York, which has won six of its last seven games overall, has moved into a virtual tie with Seattle (63-50) for the lead in the American League wild card race.

Looking to continue their hot play, the Yankees send Mike Mussina (7-7, 4.66) to the mound. The veteran righthander has showed signs of turning things around after a slow start, winning his last three starts.

Mussina is 1-1 with a 6.23 ERA in four career starts at Jacobs Field.

Cleveland has split its last 10 games, but holds a 1 1/2-game lead over Detroit in the AL Central Division.

The Indians counter with Paul Byrd (10-4, 4.14), who pitched a four-hitter in beating Minnesota on Monday. The veteran righthander, who is 3-0 since the All-Star break, is 6-2 at home this season.

However, Byrd is only 1-3 in seven starts vs. the Yankees and hasn't beaten them since June 7, 1999, when he was with Philadelphia.








  • AL
    FINAL
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    NY YANKEES 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 11 19 1
    CLEVELAND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 10 0 (FINAL)

    BATTERIES: NYY - MIKE MUSSINA, LUIS VIZCAINO (8TH), RON VILLONE (9TH) AND JOSE
    MOLINA
    CLE - PAUL BYRD, TOM MASTNY (3RD), AARON FULTZ (6TH),
    EDWARD MUJICA (8TH) AND KELLY SHOP

    Aug 11 10:00 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    SOLO HOME RUN BY JASON GIAMBI (8) TO RIGHT WITH 2 OUT IN
    THE 9TH OFF EDWARD MUJICA.
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 11, CLEVELAND 2
    DUE UP FOR NY YANKEES: J MOLINA (.229, 3-FOR-4)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 9:47 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY VICTOR MARTINEZ SCORED ASDRUBAL CABRERA.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, V MARTINEZ ON SECOND, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 10
    CLEVELAND 2 BOTTOM, 8TH
    DUE UP FOR CLEVELAND: R GARKO (.307, 1-FOR-3)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 9:35 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    TWO-RUN HOME RUN BY ALEX RODRIGUEZ (39) TO RIGHT CENTER
    WITH 2 OUT IN THE 8TH OFF EDWARD MUJICA SCORED DEREK JETER.
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 10, CLEVELAND 1
    DUE UP FOR NY YANKEES: H MATSUI (.294, 2-FOR-4)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 9:24 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    SACRIFICE FLY BY ANDY PHILLIPS SCORED HIDEKI MATSUI.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, M CABRERA ON FIRST, R CANO ON SECOND, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 8
    CLEVELAND 1 TOP, 7TH
    DUE UP FOR NY YANKEES: J MOLINA (.231, 3-FOR-3)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 9:07 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    TWO-RUN HOME RUN BY ALEX RODRIGUEZ (38) TO CENTER WITH 2
    OUT IN THE 2ND OFF PAUL BYRD SCORED BOBBY ABREU.
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 7, CLEVELAND 1
    DUE UP FOR NY YANKEES: H MATSUI (.294, 1-FOR-1)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 7:48 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY BOBBY ABREU SCORED JOSE MOLINA AND JOHNNY DAMON.
    SITUATION: 5 RUNS IN, B ABREU ON SECOND, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 5
    CLEVELAND 1 TOP, 2ND
    DUE UP FOR NY YANKEES: A RODRIGUEZ (.299, 0-FOR-1)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 7:45 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY JOHNNY DAMON SCORED ROBINSON CANO AND ANDY
    PHILLIPS.
    SITUATION: 3 RUNS IN, J DAMON ON SECOND, J MOLINA ON THIRD, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 3
    CLEVELAND 1 TOP, 2ND
    DUE UP FOR NY YANKEES: D JETER (.331, 1-FOR-1)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 7:38 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    SACRIFICE FLY BY MELKY CABRERA SCORED HIDEKI MATSUI.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, R CANO ON SECOND, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 1
    CLEVELAND 1 TOP, 2ND
    DUE UP FOR NY YANKEES: A PHILLIPS (.287, 2 HR, 19 RBI)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 7:32 PM


  • AL
    AT CLEVELAND - SCORING UPDATE
    SACRIFICE FLY BY VICTOR MARTINEZ SCORED GRADY SIZEMORE.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, NONE ON, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: NY YANKEES 0
    CLEVELAND 1 BOTTOM, 1ST
    DUE UP FOR CLEVELAND: R GARKO (.307, 14 HR, 44 RBI)

    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 7:26 PM
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    Yankees vs. IndiansAug 11 5:45 PM