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Orioles 5, Indians 2
Luis Valbuena objects to a called third strike in the fifth inning. (Rob Carr/AP)
The Indians didn't have a hit until the fifth inning and did little offensively all afternoon against Orioles starter Brian Matusz. On the mound, Justin Masterson was effective in every inning except the third, during which Baltimore batted around and scored four times.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (58-72)
Lost 1
Baltimore 5, Cleveland 2   BAL
Baltimore (54-77)
Won 1
August 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   2 7 2
Baltimore
0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 X   5 8 0
Standings thru 8/30/09  |  Recap: CLE | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Orioles stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247
Carroll, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .292
Cabrera, A, SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .315
Choo, RF 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .301
Peralta, Jh, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .276
LaPorta, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
Marte, A, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .275
Valbuena, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .242
Toregas, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .212
Totals 34 2 7 2 1 9 9  

BATTING
3B: Sizemore, G (6, Matusz).
TB: Cabrera, A; Peralta, Jh; Carroll 2; Choo 2; Sizemore, G 3.
RBI: Carroll (22), Choo (71).
2-out RBI: Choo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Choo; Valbuena; Peralta, Jh 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera, A (16, 2nd base off Matusz/Wieters).

FIELDING
E: Choo (7, fielding), Carroll (3, throw).
PB: Toregas (1).
Outfield assists: LaPorta (Wigginton at home).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .287
Pie, LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .272
Jones, Ad, CF 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .280
Markakis, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .305
Reimold, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .271
Scott, 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .266
  Aubrey, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .353
Wieters, C 4 1 1 0 0 3 2 .271
Wigginton, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 .266
Izturis, C, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .264
Totals 30 5 8 4 4 8 10  

BATTING
2B: Scott (19, Masterson).
HR: Pie (7, 3rd inning off Masterson, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott 2; Izturis, C; Roberts, B 2; Wigginton 2; Wieters; Pie 4.
RBI: Pie 2 (23), Scott (61), Roberts, B (62).
2-out RBI: Scott.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Wieters 2; Jones, Ad.
SF: Roberts, B.
Team RISP: 4-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones, Ad (10, 2nd base off Masterson/Toregas).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Masterson (L, 4-6) 5.2 8 5 4 4 6 1 4.57
Perez, R 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.17
Todd 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10.13
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matusz (W, 3-2) 7.0 4 1 1 1 8 0 5.28
Baez 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.11
Johnson, J (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.12

Pitches-strikes: Masterson 99-56, Perez, R 20-14, Todd 6-3, Matusz 96-67, Baez 20-15, Johnson, J 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Masterson 5-2, Perez, R 4-0, Todd 0-0, Matusz 5-6, Baez 2-0, Johnson, J 1-0.
Batters faced: Masterson 28, Perez, R 6, Todd 1, Matusz 26, Baez 6, Johnson, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Perez, R 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Campos. 1B: Kevin Causey. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 2:26.
Att: 20,643.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
August 30, 2009
August 30, 2009

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