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CLEVELAND INDIANS (37-36, 2nd, -1.5 G) vs. NEW YORK YANKEES (45-28)
RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (7-5, 4.59) vs. LHP Andy Pettitte (3-3, 3.29)
First Pitch: 1:05 p.m. (ET) at Yankee Stadium
Radio: WTAM, Indians Radio Network
LONG AND WINDING ROAD: With last night’s loss, Cleveland fell below the .500 mark on the road for the first time in 2012 (17-18).
THE POWER OF GLOVE: The Indians defense has gone 4 consecutive games without an error, 3 shy of a season-high, and has been charged with just one total error through 5 games of the club’s current road trip…Cleveland’s .985 (41 ER/2796) team fielding pct. currently ranks 5th in the A.L. and 7th in the majors.
“U” OUGHTA KNOW: UBALDO JIMENEZ, today’s scheduled starter, owns the 7th-lowest June ERA (2.05) in the A.L., while the Indians have won each of his last 3 road starts.
WHO’S JOHNNY?: JOHNNY DAMON chipped in 2 more hits last night, including a 2-out, RBI-single in the 9th; he is 9-for-23 (.391) w/ 4 RBI over his last 7 games and is batting .293 (17-58) w/ 9 RBI over his last 20 games.
COMEBACK TRAIL: TRAVIS HAFNER (right knee surgery) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment tonight at Triple-A Columbus as the Clippers’ DH against visiting Norfolk.
TURN BACK THE CLOCK: Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the June 27, 2002 trade that sent RHP BARTOLO COLON to the Montreal Expos in exchange for LHP CLIFF LEE, INF BRANDON PHILLIPS, OF GRADY SIZEMORE and INF LEE STEVENS.