Derek Jeter's chase for 3,000 was overshadowed at Yankee Stadium by a benches-clearing incident after Indians starter Fausto Carmona hit Mark Teixeira in the second inning of the Yankees' 11-7 victory over Cleveland. The Yankees scored three in the first inning with Jeter walking to lead off the game. New York kept pace with Boston in the American League East with the Red Sox topping the Blue Jays 5-1.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Jeter went 1 for 5 with double in the seventh inning, extending his hitting streak to six games. He scored twice, walking to lead off the game.
HITS TO GO: 9
ALL-TIME LIST: Jeter will stand at 28th until he ties Roberto Clemente at 3,000.
NEXT UP: Jeter is 2 for 4 with a walk and was hit by a pitch in six plate appearances against Indians right-hander Mitch Talbot in his career.For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @cbssportsmlb on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed.