Phil Hughes allowed four runs on five hits in five innings, striking out six. (Tony Dejak/AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
Mark Teixeira's two-run double in the eighth, after a two-run homer in the sixth, brought the Yankees back from a four-run deficit to save starter Phil Hughes from a loss, but reliever David Robertson allowed the Indians the game-winner in the bottom of the ninth.
HBP: Peralta, Jh (by Hughes, P), Choo (by Hughes,
P). Pitches-strikes: Hughes, P 95-66, Wang 42-28, Coke 11-5, Robertson, D 10-3, Pavano 89-64, Perez,
R 2-1, Betancourt, R 3-1, Herges 13-6, Wood, K 17-9. Groundouts-flyouts: Hughes, P 4-4, Wang 4-1,
Coke 1-0, Robertson, D 0-0, Pavano 8-7, Perez, R 0-0, Betancourt, R 0-0, Herges 2-0, Wood, K 2-0. Batters
faced: Hughes, P 23, Wang 12, Coke 2, Robertson, D 2, Pavano 28, Perez, R 1, Betancourt, R 0, Herges 3, Wood, K 4. Inherited
runners-scored: Robertson, D 1-1, Perez, R 1-0, Betancourt, R 2-0, Herges 2-2. Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson.
1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Bob Davidson. Weather: 56 degrees, sunny. Wind: 12 mph, In from
CF. T: 3:21. Att: 29,405. Venue: Progressive Field. May 31, 2009 May 31, 2009
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