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Yanks cave in Cleveland: Lose 7-4

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Do I long for the days when a 4-0 lead was money in the bank. Mussina pitched like Al Leiter in the fifth and gave a game away that we had to have.

Jeff Brantley called it right when he said that Mike always hits the wall in the fifth and sixth innings. That has been his trade mark since he got here. Even when he was throwing 93 mph consistently during his first year in pinstripes, Mike would be sailing along and then have that one inning where it all falls apart. I'm obviously not saying that he hasn't pitched well, he has, but there are times just like tonight where he seems to unravel.

We are at the point in the season where every game is precious and we can't give them away like this anymore.