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Bombers keep it up
Yankees 6, Indians 1
Alex Rodriguez's homer in the second gave the Yanks a lead they never game up. (AP)
Phil Hughes was sharp in his first game vs. the Tribe, and Alex Rodriguez hit his 37th homer of 2007 as the Yankees kept up the pressure in the American League East and Wild Card races. Derek Jeter added three hits.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (64-51)
Won 1
NY Yankees 6, Cleveland 1   CLE
Cleveland (65-51)
Lost 1
August 10, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0   6 10 0
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Standings thru 8/10/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Indians Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH4110011.257
Jeter, SS4131000.330
Abreu, RF4112002.284
Rodriguez, 3B1111200.300
Matsui, LF4111004.292
Cano, 2B4020001.311
Betemit, 1B2000001.238
  Phillips, 1B1000000.287
Molina, C4001011.214
Cabrera, CF4110001.301
Totals3261062211 

BATTING
2B: Jeter (29, Fultz).
3B: Abreu (4, Fultz).
HR: Rodriguez (37, 2nd inning off Carmona, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter 4; Abreu 3; Rodriguez 4; Matsui; Cano 2; Cabrera.
RBI: Rodriguez (110), Molina (12), Abreu 2 (76), Jeter (55), Matsui (81).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Cano.
S: Betemit.
GIDP: Matsui 2; Betemit.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Abreu (6, 2nd base by Carmona/Martinez).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4000010.275
Lofton, LF4010020.296
Martinez, C4010011.302
Garko, 1B3000111.307
Peralta, SS4010023.280
Blake, 3B3000011.264
Nixon, DH3000010.253
Michaels, RF3000000.269
Barfield, 2B3111020.247
Totals311411116 

BATTING
2B: Martinez (30, Hughes), Peralta (20, Hughes).
HR: Barfield (3, 5th inning off Hughes, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Lofton; Martinez 2; Peralta 2; Barfield 4.
RBI: Barfield (49).
2-out RBI: Barfield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta; Blake.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Barfield-Peralta-Garko 3).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hughes (W, 2-1)6.04111614.64
Chamberlain (H, 1)2.00000400.00
Rivera 1.00000102.77
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona (L, 13-7)7.08441213.26
Fultz 1.02221003.18
Mujica 1.00000007.59

IBB: Rodriguez (by Fultz).
HBP: Rodriguez (by Carmona).
Pitches-strikes: Hughes 95-66, Chamberlain 21-14, Rivera 13-11, Carmona 97-63, Fultz 25-14, Mujica 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hughes 2-10, Chamberlain 1-1, Rivera 1-1, Carmona 17-1, Fultz 1-2, Mujica 2-1.
Batters faced: Hughes 23, Chamberlain 6, Rivera 3, Carmona 27, Fultz 6, Mujica 3.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Adam Dowdy.
Weather: 76 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 2:41.
Att: 41,675.

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