The Stat Line Of The Night – 04/18/09 – Mark DeRosa

Mark DeRosaTotal Pro Sports – The Cleveland Indians traveled to New York to take on the Yankees at the New Yankee Stadium and boy did the put on a show for Yankees fans.  The Indians absolutely destroyed the Yanks 22-4 in the game.

The player of the game for the Cleveland Indians was none other then second baseman Mark DeRosa who went 4-7 from the plate with 6 rbi’s, 1 home run and 2 runs scored in the affair.  Ultimately making him “The Stat Line Of The Night” for Saturday April 18th, 2009.

“It was just one of those games for the entire team,” said Mark DeRosa, who went 4-for-7 and tied a career high with six RBI. “Just a lot of guys getting good swings.”

“I haven’t seen this many big innings in a long while,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “We expected pitching to be a strength and sometimes it has been. But at other times not.”

It was the most runs for the Indians since they beat New York 22-0 on Aug. 31, 2004, at the old Yankee Stadium. The 22 runs also tied the Yankees’ record for most allowed in a home game.

Indians drop 14 runs on Yankees in second, crush New York 22-4 – [SportsLine]

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