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Following Fausto
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Indians 6, Mariners 1
Fausto Carmona went seven innings, allowing one run on five hits. (Mark Duncan/AP)
Fausto Carmona bounced back from his previous outing with a season-high eight strikeouts as he held the M's in check, and Jhonny Peralta homered and drove in two as the Tribe beat Felix Hernandez -- breaking the game open with a four-run sixth from the bottom of the order.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (63-61)
Lost 2
Cleveland 6, Seattle 1   CLE
Cleveland (54-69)
Won 2
August 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Cleveland
1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 8/23/09  |  Recap: SEA | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Indians stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .359
  Saunders, M, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Branyan, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .254
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .271
Griffey Jr., DH 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .220
Gutierrez, F, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .285
Hannahan, 3B 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .216
Wilson, Jo, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .223
Langerhans, LF-RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .212
Johnson, Ro, C 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .229
Totals 33 1 6 1 1 11 11  

BATTING
2B: Hannahan 2 (10, Hernandez, R, Perez, C), Johnson, Ro (17, Hernandez, R).
HR: Griffey Jr. (13, 4th inning off Hernandez, R, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Griffey Jr. 4; Suzuki, I; Hannahan 4; Johnson, Ro 3.
RBI: Griffey Jr. (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Jo 2; Lopez, Jo 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Lopez, Jo (14, fielding).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .248
Carroll, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .290
Choo, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .294
Peralta, Jh, 3B 4 2 2 2 0 1 0 .278
Hafner, DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .276
Valbuena, SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .248
LaPorta, LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .228
Toregas, C 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .231
Marte, A, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 .241
Totals 34 6 10 6 1 9 12  

BATTING
2B: LaPorta (4, Hernandez, F).
3B: Sizemore, G (5, Hernandez, F).
HR: Peralta, Jh (10, 4th inning off Hernandez, F, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Peralta, Jh 5; Marte, A; Hafner 2; Valbuena 2; LaPorta 2; Sizemore, G 4.
RBI: Peralta, Jh 2 (67), Valbuena (21), LaPorta (8), Toregas (6), Marte, A (8).
2-out RBI: Peralta, Jh; Marte, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Marte, A.
SF: Toregas.
Team RISP: 4-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, F (L, 12-5) 6.0 9 6 3 0 6 1 2.73
Batista 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.19
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, R (W, 3-8) 7.0 5 1 1 1 8 1 5.92
Sipp 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.81
Perez, C 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.70

WP: Batista.
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, F 101-67, Batista 35-19, Hernandez, R 116-76, Sipp 12-8, Perez, C 18-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, F 8-5, Batista 2-1, Hernandez, R 6-5, Sipp 1-0, Perez, C 1-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, F 28, Batista 8, Hernandez, R 27, Sipp 3, Perez, C 4.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:37.
Att: 23,086.
Venue: Progressive Field.
August 23, 2009
August 23, 2009

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