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Through nine innings: Yankees 7, Indians 0 (F)
The Indians didn't put up much of a fight after the Yankees' 6-run seventh inning and fell 7-0 in the second game.
That means the Tribe offense didn't score a run for 17 full innings on Monday after Jason Kipnis' home run in the first inning of the first game.
Through the seventh-inning stretch: Yankees 7, Indians 0
The Yankees got to Trevor Bauer and the Indians in the seventh inning. Corban Joseph doubled to left-center and Austin Romine brought him home with another double to left field to give the Yankees an insurance run and a 2- 0 lead. Bauer exited the game in favor of lefty Nick Hagadone, who struggled to get anyone out.
Hagadone gave up a bloop single to Jayson Nix to right field that scored Romine to put New York up 3-0. Vernon Wells then brought home another run on a single to left field later in the inning. The big blow was a two-out, two-RBI double to from Lyle Overbay that got past centerfielder Drew Stubbs.
The seventh and final run came on a throwing error by Mark Reynolds on a ground ball by Ben Francisco.
Bauer finished the day throwing 6.1 innings, allowing three runs and two earned on six hits and four strikeouts. He threw 103 pitches, 60 of them for strikes.
Through four innings: Yankees 1, Indians 0 (F)
Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has again started wild, and the Yankees capitalized on an Indians mistake in the first inning.
Jayson Nix singled with one out and Robinson Cano followed with a ground ball to first baseman Carlos Santana. With Bauer running to cover first, Santana tossed the ball behind him. It was ruled a hit for Cano and an error for Santana after Nix advanced to third base.
More importantly, Bauer remained down for a moment after the play. Replays show he had his right foot stepped on by Cano as he touched first base. Bauer has remained in the game and appears to be OK.
Nix scored a few pitches later when Vernon Wells grounded to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who flipped it to second baseman Mike Aviles, who then threw the ball past Santana at first. That run was an unearned run.
It's a good thing Masterson gave the bullpen half of the day off, because through four innings, Bauer is already up over 80 pitches.
The Indians have just one hit so far against Yankees starter Vidal Nuno.
First game: Indians 1, Yankees 0
Justin Masterson completed a superb performance. The Indians offense only gave him one run on Jason Kipnis' first-inning home run, but Masterson threw nine shutout innings and received more than one standing ovation from the crowd.
Masterson finished with four hits allowed, three walks and nine strikeouts.
The Yankees' four hits were all on the ground, and three of them never left the infield.
Through six innings: Indians 1, Yankees 0
Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson is still dealing. Through six innings, he's struck out six and has allowed only three hits, all within the infield. He's at only 77 pitches entering the seventh.
Jason Kipnis' home run to right field in the first inning still stands as the lone run.
Drew Stubbs, hitting ninth, has had runners on the corners and two outs in both of his at-bats today. Each time he's weakly grounded out, stranding both.
Through three innings: Indians 1, Yankees 0
Against Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson, the Bronx Bombers haven't hit a ball out of the infield through three innings. Both hits were infield singles, a dribbler to third and a ball hit to the right spot up the middle.
Asdrubal Cabrera has already flashed his glove twice on nice plays, one in particular you'll see tonight on Sportscenter. In the top of the first, the speedy Ichirco Suzuki hit a weak grounder that Cabrera charged, had to bare-hand it and in one motion fired to first to beat Ichiro to the bag. In the top of the second inning, the Yanks had runners on first and second with two outs. Catcher Chris Stewart hit a ball up the middle that Cabrera dove and kept in the infield. He didn't record an out but did save a run. Masterson then struck out Alberto Gonzalez to end the inning.
Masterson has five strikeouts and is cruising up to this point.
The Tribe took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first off the bat of Jason Kipnis, who launched a high-arching shot to the seats in right field. Yankees right fielder Brennan Boesch ran a few steps and then simply watched it leave.