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Tribe tumbles in opener
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Red Sox 10, Indians 3
C.C. Sabathia gets a visit from pitching coach Carl Willis. (Elise Amendola/Getty)
 Cabrera's RBI single
 Sabathia snares liner
 Hafner tags Beckett
Travis Hafner gave the Indians a jolt with a solo homer in the first, but the tide in Boston turned in a hurry. Ace lefty C.C. Sabathia struggled, allowing eight runs in less than five innings to put Cleveland in ALCS catchup mode.
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Red Sox win series, 4-3
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 CLE 3 @ BOS 10 Fri Oct. 12    
Gm 2 CLE 13 @ BOS 6 Sat Oct. 13    
Gm 3 BOS 2 @ CLE 4 Mon Oct. 15    
Gm 4 BOS 3 @ CLE 7 Tue Oct. 16    
Gm 5 BOS 7 @ CLE 1 Thu Oct. 18    
Gm 6 CLE 2 @ BOS 12 Sat Oct. 20    
Gm 7 CLE 2 @ BOS 11 Sun Oct. 21    
CLE
Cleveland
BOS
Boston
October 12, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   3 8 0
Boston
1 0 4 0 3 2 0 0 X   10 12 0
Recap: CLE | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Red Sox stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5000035.000
Cabrera, 2B3012010.333
Hafner, DH3111111.333
Martinez, C4000012.000
Garko, 1B2010000.500
  a-Gomez, PH1000010.000
Peralta, SS4010002.250
Lofton, LF4020011.500
Gutierrez, RF4000034.000
Blake, 3B3220100.667
Totals3338321115 

a-Struck out for Garko in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lofton 2 (2, Beckett, Gagne), Blake 2 (2, Beckett, Lopez).
HR: Hafner (1, 1st inning off Beckett, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cabrera; Hafner 4; Garko; Peralta; Lofton 4; Blake 4.
RBI: Hafner (1), Cabrera 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Hafner.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gutierrez; Martinez; Sizemore 2.
SF: Cabrera.
GIDP: Peralta.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Gutierrez (Lowell at 3rd base).
DP: (Cabrera-Peralta-Garko).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4110011.250
Youkilis, 1B4320101.500
Ortiz, DH22202001.000
Ramirez, LF22233001.000
  1-Ellsbury, PR-LF0000000.000
Lowell, 3B3013104.333
Kielty, RF2112110.500
  a-Drew, PH-RF2000004.000
Varitek, C5012026.200
Crisp, CF4010013.250
Lugo, SS4110002.250
Totals321012108521 

a-Flied out for Kielty in the 6th.
1-Ran for Ramirez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lugo (1, Sabathia), Lowell (1, Sabathia), Varitek (1, Lewis), Crisp (1, Mastny), Ortiz (1, Borowski).
TB: Pedroia; Youkilis 2; Ortiz 3; Ramirez 2; Lowell 2; Kielty; Varitek 2; Crisp 2; Lugo 2.
RBI: Ramirez 3 (3), Lowell 3 (3), Varitek 2 (2), Kielty 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crisp 2; Lugo; Varitek 3; Youkilis.
S: Pedroia.
SF: Lowell.
GIDP: Lowell.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia (L, 0-1)4.178853016.62
Lewis 0.232200027.00
Fultz 0.00002000.00
Mastny 2.01000200.00
Borowski 1.01001000.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 1-0)6.04220713.00
Timlin 1.01000100.00
Lopez 1.01111009.00
Gagne 1.02001300.00

Lewis pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Fultz pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Beckett.
IBB: Kielty (by Sabathia).
HBP: Ortiz (by Sabathia), Garko (by Beckett).
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 85-44, Lewis 23-15, Fultz 12-4, Mastny 26-16, Borowski 19-10, Beckett 80-53, Timlin 19-13, Lopez 25-15, Gagne 25-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sabathia 6-3, Lewis 0-2, Fultz 0-0, Mastny 0-4, Borowski 1-2, Beckett 8-3, Timlin 1-1, Lopez 1-2, Gagne 0-0.
Batters faced: Sabathia 24, Lewis 5, Fultz 2, Mastny 7, Borowski 5, Beckett 22, Timlin 4, Lopez 5, Gagne 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Lewis 1-1, Fultz 2-1, Mastny 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Paul Emmel. LF: Gary Cederstrom. RF: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 21 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:35.
Att: 36,986.

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