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
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.