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Indians 4, Mariners 3
Aaron Laffey allowed three runs in the first but no more over his seven innings. (Tony Dejak/AP)
A Mariners error in the seventh gave the Indians new life, and they used it. Andy Marte's sac fly tied the game, the Tribe received scoreless work from five relievers, including Chris Perez, Kerry Wood and Joe Smith, and Luis Valbuena's homer in the 11th delivered the walk-off win.
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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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