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Yanks rally, force Game 4
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Yankees 8, Indians 4
Johnny Damon puts the Yanks ahead with a three-run blast in the fifth. (Kathy Willens/AP)
 Yankees win Game 3
 Damon's RBI single
 Cabrera's RBI single
 Damon's three-run homer
 Cano's RBI single
Facing elimination, the Yankees fell behind early and lost Roger Clemens to a left hamstring injury, but stormed back to send the ALDS to a Game 4. Johnny Damon's go-ahead three-run homer highlighted a four-run fifth, while rookie Phil Hughes tossed 3 2/3 scoreless innings and got the win.
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Indians win series, 3-1
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 NYY 3 @ CLE 12 Thu Oct. 4    
Gm 2 NYY 1 @ CLE 2 Fri Oct. 5    
Gm 3 CLE 4 @ NYY 8 Sun Oct. 7    
Gm 4 CLE 6 @ NYY 4 Mon Oct. 8    
CLE
Cleveland
NYY
NY Yankees
October 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 9 1
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 4 3 0 0 X   8 11 1
Recap: CLE | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Yankees stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5010020.308
Cabrera, 2B5110021.154
Hafner, DH3100210.231
Martinez, C4010014.333
Garko, 1B4011013.364
Peralta, SS3121102.364
Lofton, LF4010012.545
Nixon, RF4122011.500
  1-Gutierrez, PR-RF0000000.200
Blake, 3B4000003.083
Totals364943916 


1-Ran for Nixon in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Peralta (3, Hughes), Nixon (1, Chamberlain).
HR: Nixon (1, 2nd inning off Clemens, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore; Cabrera; Martinez; Garko; Peralta 3; Lofton; Nixon 6.
RBI: Garko (3), Nixon 2 (2), Peralta (1).
2-out RBI: Garko; Peralta; Nixon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta; Cabrera; Lofton; Blake 2.
GIDP: Garko.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sizemore (1, 2nd base off Clemens/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Nixon (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Peralta-Cabrera-Garko, Blake-Cabrera-Garko, Peralta-Garko).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4134011.308
Jeter, SS4000013.083
Abreu, RF4000010.200
Rodriguez, 3B4120010.200
Posada, C3110101.100
Giambi, 1B2000010.333
  a-Mientkiewicz, PH-1B1000001.000
Matsui, DH2320200.222
Cano, 2B4121003.273
Cabrera, CF4111004.167
Totals3281163513 

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Giambi in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Cano (1, Westbrook).
HR: Damon (2, 5th inning off Westbrook, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 6; Rodriguez 2; Posada; Matsui 2; Cano 3; Cabrera.
RBI: Damon 4 (5), Cabrera (2), Cano (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon; Cabrera.
S: Mientkiewicz.
GIDP: Jeter 2; Posada.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Cano (1, fielding).
DP: (Jeter-Cano-Mientkiewicz).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook (L, 0-1)5.096601110.80
Fultz 1.02201100.00
Lewis 1.00000300.00
Borowski 1.00002000.00
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens 2.143321111.57
Hughes (W, 1-0)3.22000401.59
Chamberlain 2.03111204.91
Rivera 1.00000200.00

Westbrook pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Hughes.
IBB: Matsui (by Fultz).
Pitches-strikes: Westbrook 79-48, Fultz 18-10, Lewis 16-10, Borowski 20-11, Clemens 59-33, Hughes 63-43, Chamberlain 38-23, Rivera 10-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Westbrook 11-3, Fultz 2-0, Lewis 0-0, Borowski 0-3, Clemens 3-3, Hughes 1-6, Chamberlain 2-2, Rivera 0-1.
Batters faced: Westbrook 22, Fultz 6, Lewis 3, Borowski 5, Clemens 13, Hughes 14, Chamberlain 9, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Fultz 1-1, Hughes 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Jim Wolf. LF: Bruce Froemming. RF: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:38.
Att: 56,358.

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