New York Yankees defeat Cleveland Indians, 6-5

Day 2 at the new Yankee Stadium had fewer celebrities, less pomp - and fewer fans.

There were several empty rows of blue seats as the Yankees topped the Indians, 6-5, Friday. And the announced attendance was 45,101, more than 3,000 less than the 48,271 in the sellout crowd from Thursday's home opener.

Before Friday, the Yankees had a streak of 39 consecutive sellouts, including Thursday's game and the final 38 games played at the old Yankee Stadium.

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This was how it was all supposed to be for the Yankees in their home opener a day earlier - a taut game, a bunch of homers, a big moment for the team's biggest star, Derek Jeter, and Mariano Rivera closing out a victory.

The Indians' wrecked the opener with a rout, but the Yankees delivered Friday, winning for the first time at the new Yankee Stadium. Jeter's two-out, solo homer off Jensen Lewis in the eighth inning helped give the Yankees a 6-5 victory over Cleveland i...

Joba Chamberlain added fuel to the never-ending debate about his role on the Yankees' pitching staff Friday, giving up a career-high five runs before the bullpen shut down the Indians and the Bombers - living up to their nickname with five home runs - rallied for a 6-5 victory, their first win at the new Stadium.

Chamberlain allowed five earned runs on six hits, including a first-inning home run to Mark DeRosa, while striking out five and walking five over 4-2/3 innings...