David Hernandez walked three and struck out four in his six innings. (Gail Burton/AP)
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
Rookie David Hernandez pitched well for six innings, allowing just two runs on five hits. The Orioles' Melvin Mora and Matt Wieters contributed home runs. But none of that mattered when the Indians rallied in the ninth with a home run by Andy Marte. It was Jim Johnson's fourth blown save.
BATTING 2B: Choo 2 (32, Hernandez, Da, Baez). 3B: Marte, A (1, Hernandez, Da). HR:
Sizemore, G (18, 1st inning off Hernandez, Da, 0 on, 0 out), Marte, A (2, 9th inning off Johnson, Ji, 1 on, 2 out). TB:
Sizemore, G 6; Choo 5; Valbuena; LaPorta; Marte, A 7. RBI: Sizemore, G 2 (62), Choo (70), Marte, A 2 (11). 2-out
RBI: Choo; Marte, A 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner 3; Carroll. Team RISP: 1-for-10. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Sizemore, G (13, 2nd base off Johnson, Ji/Wieters). CS:
Choo (2, 2nd base by Hernandez, Da/Wieters).
BATTING 2B: Scott (17, Laffey), Wigginton (16, Perez, R). HR: Mora (5, 2nd inning off Laffey,
0 on, 0 out), Wieters (5, 7th inning off Todd, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Pie 2; Reimold; Mora 6; Scott 2; Wigginton 2;
Wieters 4; Andino. RBI: Mora (34), Scott (60), Wieters (22). 2-out RBI: Scott. Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out: Wigginton; Markakis 2; Wieters. GIDP: Markakis. Team RISP: 0-for-5. Team
Pitches-strikes: Laffey 104-66, Todd 20-13, Perez, R 19-13, Wood, K 21-16, Hernandez, Da 102-65, Ray 16-8, Baez 25-17,
Johnson, Ji 30-20. Groundouts-flyouts: Laffey 7-5, Todd 0-0, Perez, R 3-1, Wood, K 1-0, Hernandez, Da 4-4, Ray
0-2, Baez 2-0, Johnson, Ji 3-0. Batters faced: Laffey 24, Todd 4, Perez, R 7, Wood, K 5, Hernandez, Da 24, Ray
3, Baez 5, Johnson, Ji 6. Inherited runners-scored: Todd 1-0, Perez, R 1-0. Umpires: HP: Kevin Causey.
1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: James Hoye. Weather: 84 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 6 mph, R to L. T:
3:08. Att: 13,991. August 27, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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