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Fifth dooms Pettitte
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Indians 6, Yankees 4
Andy Pettitte saw his ERA rise to 3.23 on Friday night. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Andy Pettitte had little trouble with the Indians until the bottom of the fifth inning, when he surrendered a string of four consecutive two-out hits -- including two homers -- to give the Yankees a deficit they wouldn't overcome. Jason Giambi hit a pair of homers in the loss.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (12-12)
Lost 2
Cleveland 6, NY Yankees 4   CLE
Cleveland (11-12)
Won 4
April 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0   4 6 1
Cleveland
1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 X   6 9 0
Standings thru 4/25/08  |  Recap: NYY | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Indians stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4010000.244
Jeter, SS4000001.260
Abreu, RF4010011.297
Rodriguez, 3B4000001.293
Matsui, DH4111010.321
Posada, C4110000.295
Giambi, 1B3223000.186
Cano, 2B2000100.156
Cabrera, CF3000001.296
Totals32464124 

BATTING
2B: Damon (7, Byrd).
HR: Giambi 2 (5, 2nd inning off Byrd, 0 on, 2 out; 4th inning off Byrd, 1 on, 2 out), Matsui (4, 6th inning off Byrd, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon 2; Abreu; Matsui 4; Posada; Giambi 8.
RBI: Giambi 3 (10), Matsui (11).
2-out RBI: Giambi 3; Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Giambi (2, fielding).
Outfield assists: Cabrera (Shoppach at 2nd base).
DP: (Pettitte-Cano-Giambi).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4100101.264
Carroll, 2B5121002.250
Hafner, DH3110112.230
Martinez, 1B3110103.365
Peralta, SS4124000.256
Gutierrez, RF3111110.229
Blake, 3B3000113.239
Michaels, LF4010000.163
Shoppach, C3010112.281
Totals326966413 

BATTING
HR: Peralta (5, 5th inning off Pettitte, 2 on, 2 out), Gutierrez (2, 5th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Carroll 2; Hafner; Martinez; Peralta 5; Gutierrez 4; Michaels; Shoppach.
RBI: Peralta 4 (10), Gutierrez (9), Carroll (3).
2-out RBI: Peralta 4; Gutierrez; Carroll.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blake 2; Shoppach; Martinez; Carroll.
GIDP: Martinez.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Carroll 2 (2, 2nd base off Traber/Posada, 2nd base off Pettitte/Posada), Sizemore (7, 2nd base off Traber/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: (Peralta-Carroll-Martinez).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (L, 3-2)5.08543323.23
Traber 1.01112104.50
Albaladejo 2.00001002.35
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd (W, 1-2)5.26440034.85
Perez (H, 2)2.10001105.25
Betancourt (S, 2)1.00000103.27

Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 99-56, Traber 31-14, Albaladejo 25-14, Byrd 77-59, Perez 23-17, Betancourt 9-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 9-2, Traber 1-1, Albaladejo 5-1, Byrd 7-10, Perez 4-2, Betancourt 0-2.
Batters faced: Pettitte 25, Traber 6, Albaladejo 7, Byrd 23, Perez 7, Betancourt 3.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 31,467.

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