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Miscue proves costly
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Indians 4, Mariners 3
Doug Fister allowed three runs, two earned, in 6 1/3 innings Saturday. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Doug Fister offered strong work and Russell Branyan hit a two-run jack to extend his career high in homers to 30, but a seventh-inning error by Michael Saunders hurt. The Tribe scored a run without a hit to tie it, then won on a walk-off homer off Randy Messenger in the 11th.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (63-60)
Lost 1
Cleveland 4, Seattle 3   CLE
Cleveland (53-69)
Won 1
August 22, 2009
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Seattle
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 11 1
Cleveland
0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   4 7 1
Standings thru 8/22/09  |  Recap: SEA | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Indians stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 .360
Gutierrez, F, CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 .287
Lopez, Jo, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273
Sweeney, M, DH 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .249
  1-Langerhans, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Branyan, 1B 5 1 1 2 0 3 3 .256
Hall, 3B 5 0 2 0 0 2 2 .211
Johjima, C 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .243
Wilson, Jo, SS 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 .232
Saunders, M, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .250
Totals 42 3 11 2 3 7 21  

1-Ran for Sweeney, M in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sweeney, M 2 (11, Laffey, Perez, C), Lopez, Jo (32, Sipp).
HR: Branyan (30, 1st inning off Laffey, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Hall 2; Lopez, Jo 2; Wilson, Jo 3; Sweeney, M 5; Saunders, M; Branyan 4.
RBI: Branyan 2 (75).
2-out RBI: Branyan 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gutierrez, F; Suzuki, I; Branyan; Johjima; Hall.
SAC: Langerhans.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hall (1, 2nd base by Laffey/Shoppach).

FIELDING
E: Saunders, M (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Hall-Lopez, Jo-Branyan, Lopez, Jo-Wilson, Jo-Branyan).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .245
Cabrera, A, SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .313
Choo, RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .297
Peralta, Jh, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Hafner, DH 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 .272
Valbuena, 2B 5 2 1 1 0 1 0 .244
Shoppach, C 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .210
LaPorta, LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 .226
Marte, A, 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .240
Totals 37 4 7 3 2 7 14  

BATTING
HR: Hafner (12, 4th inning off Fister, 0 on, 1 out), Valbuena (7, 11th inning off Messenger, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Marte, A; Valbuena 4; Choo; Hafner 4; LaPorta 2; Sizemore, G.
RBI: Hafner (34), Marte, A (7), Valbuena (20).
2-out RBI: Valbuena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Choo; Cabrera, A; Sizemore, G.
SF: Marte, A.
GIDP: Peralta, Jh, Cabrera, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Choo (6, throw).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Fister 6.1 6 3 2 1 4 1 2.21
Lowe, M (BS, 6) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.23
Kelley 2.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.98
Messenger (L, 0-1) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 13.50
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Laffey 7.0 8 3 3 2 2 1 3.42
Perez, C 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.79
Wood, K 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.70
Sipp 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.96
Smith, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.34
Perez, R (W, 2-2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.96

WP: Perez, C.
HBP: Shoppach (by Fister), Shoppach (by Kelley).
Pitches-strikes: Fister 86-59, Lowe, M 23-15, Kelley 30-19, Messenger 9-6, Laffey 113-71, Perez, C 13-9, Wood, K 15-6, Sipp 10-5, Smith, J 15-11, Perez, R 6-2.
Groundouts-flyouts: Fister 11-2, Lowe, M 1-3, Kelley 1-1, Messenger 1-1, Laffey 10-5, Perez, C 1-0, Wood, K 0-1, Sipp 1-0, Smith, J 1-1, Perez, R 0-0.
Batters faced: Fister 26, Lowe, M 5, Kelley 8, Messenger 3, Laffey 30, Perez, C 4, Wood, K 4, Sipp 3, Smith, J 3, Perez, R 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Lowe, M 2-1, Smith, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 3:20.
Att: 28,942.
Venue: Progressive Field.
August 22, 2009
August 22, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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