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Sixth costs Laffey
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Yankees 5, Indians 2
Aaron Laffey retired 14 straight batters at one point on Monday. (Mark Duncan/AP)
In his season debut, Aaron Laffey entered the sixth inning with a no-hitter, but he wouldn't see the end of the frame, chased after surrendering a string of tough-luck hits and RBI groundouts en route to a loss that handed the Indians a split of their four-game home series.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (14-13)
Won 2
NY Yankees 5, Cleveland 2   CLE
Cleveland (12-14)
Lost 2
April 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0   5 5 1
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0   2 8 1
Standings thru 4/28/08  |  Recap: NYY | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Indians stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, CF4110110.289
Jeter, SS4110000.279
Abreu, RF4110012.280
Rodriguez, DH2101002.286
  a-Damon, PH-DH0100100.275
Giambi, 1B4001005.167
Matsui, LF4012001.317
Ensberg, 3B4011011.256
Cano, 2B3000001.153
Molina, C4000001.245
Totals335552313 

a-Walked for Rodriguez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui (5, Lewis, J).
TB: Cabrera; Jeter; Abreu; Matsui 2; Ensberg.
RBI: Rodriguez (11), Giambi (11), Matsui 2 (13), Ensberg (3).
2-out RBI: Ensberg; Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi; Ensberg.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Jeter (2, fielding).
DP: (Jeter-Cano-Giambi).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, LF5010024.268
Carroll, 2B4000005.219
Hafner, DH3001020.219
Martinez, C3010100.365
Peralta, SS4010004.247
Garko, 1B4000002.227
Blake, 3B3110110.224
Gutierrez, CF4120011.241
Michaels, RF3021000.200
Totals332822616 

BATTING
TB: Dellucci; Martinez; Peralta; Blake; Gutierrez 2; Michaels 2.
RBI: Michaels (8), Hafner (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Carroll 2; Garko; Peralta 2; Dellucci.
S: Michaels.
SF: Hafner.
GIDP: Garko.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Carroll (1, fielding).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mussina (W, 3-3)5.07221204.73
Albaladejo (H, 1)1.01001102.08
Farnsworth (H, 2)1.00000103.65
Chamberlain (H, 6)1.00000101.59
Rivera (S, 8)1.00000100.00
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Laffey (L, 0-1)5.23441106.35
Lewis, J 2.02111104.20
Julio 1.10000103.97

WP: Mussina.
HBP: Cano (by Laffey), Rodriguez (by Laffey).
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 92-60, Albaladejo 22-14, Farnsworth 12-8, Chamberlain 11-6, Rivera 15-10, Laffey 78-48, Lewis, J 32-21, Julio 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mussina 5-8, Albaladejo 1-1, Farnsworth 1-1, Chamberlain 1-1, Rivera 1-1, Laffey 10-6, Lewis, J 1-4, Julio 0-3.
Batters faced: Mussina 23, Albaladejo 5, Farnsworth 3, Chamberlain 3, Rivera 3, Laffey 24, Lewis, J 9, Julio 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Lewis, J 1-1, Julio 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 48 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 20,689.

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