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Yankees 5, Indians 2
Nick Swisher drives a two-run double to left field in the sixth inning.  (Mark Duncan/AP)
Joba Chamberlain fired eight stellar innings, allowing just two runs on four hits, and the Yankees set the Major League record by not committing an error in their 18th straight game. Nick Swisher and Alex Rodriguez each drove in two runs in the seventh as the Bombers took the series.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (30-21)
Won 1
NY Yankees 5, Cleveland 2   CLE
Cleveland (22-31)
Lost 1
June 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0   5 6 0
Cleveland
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   2 4 0
Standings thru 6/1/09  |  Recap: NYY | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Indians stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 3 1 2 0 2 0 1 .311
Swisher, RF 4 1 2 2 1 0 2 .236
Teixeira, 1B 3 0 1 0 2 1 1 .282
Rodriguez, Al, DH 4 0 1 2 1 2 6 .259
Posada, C 4 0 0 0 1 1 7 .297
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .308
Cabrera, Me, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .316
Berroa, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
  a-Matsui, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263
  1-Pena, R, PR-3B 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .242
Gardner, B, CF 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 .265
Totals 30 5 6 4 11 7 25  

a-Walked for Berroa in the 7th.
1-Ran for Matsui in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Swisher 2 (11, Aquino, Lewis).
TB: Teixeira; Jeter 2; Rodriguez, Al; Swisher 4.
RBI: Swisher 2 (31), Rodriguez, Al 2 (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada 2; Cano 3; Jeter.
GIDP: Swisher, Cano.
Team RISP: 3-for-16.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner, B (10, 2nd base off Sowers/Shoppach).

FIELDING
DP: (Chamberlain-Jeter).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, A, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .312
Francisco, B, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .268
Martinez, V, DH 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .348
Choo, RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .301
Peralta, Jh, 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .266
DeRosa, LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 .262
Garko, 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
Carroll, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .294
Shoppach, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .204
Totals 29 2 4 2 2 5 5  

BATTING
HR: Martinez, V (8, 4th inning off Chamberlain, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Carroll; Martinez, V 4; Choo 2.
RBI: Martinez, V (37), DeRosa (34).
2-out RBI: Martinez, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeRosa.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Choo 2 (8, 2nd base off Chamberlain/Posada, 3rd base off Chamberlain/Posada).
CS: Carroll (1, 2nd base by Chamberlain/Posada).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: DeRosa (Teixeira at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Peralta, Jh-Carroll-Garko, Garko-Cabrera, A-Garko).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain (W, 3-1) 8.0 4 2 2 2 5 1 3.71
Rivera (S, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.49
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sowers 5.0 3 1 1 5 3 0 6.16
Aquino (L, 1-1) 1.1 1 4 4 4 1 0 4.32
Vizcaino 1.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.54
Lewis 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.33

Sowers pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Vizcaino.
IBB: Teixeira (by Aquino).
Pitches-strikes: Chamberlain 106-66, Rivera 13-9, Sowers 85-47, Aquino 32-13, Vizcaino 30-16, Lewis 24-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Chamberlain 12-2, Rivera 2-1, Sowers 5-4, Aquino 2-0, Vizcaino 1-1, Lewis 0-1.
Batters faced: Chamberlain 28, Rivera 3, Sowers 21, Aquino 9, Vizcaino 7, Lewis 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Aquino 3-0, Vizcaino 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:13.
Att: 23,651.
Venue: Progressive Field.
June 1, 2009
June 1, 2009

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