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No rays of sunshine
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Indians 5, Orioles 3
First baseman Ty Wigginton throws to first base to get out Shin-Soo Choo. (Rob Carr/AP)
Chad Moeller hit a solo homer while Cesar Izturis and Nick Markakis each drove in runs, but Chris Ray was saddled with his second loss when he served up a game-winning homer in the sixth inning following a one-hour, 37-minute rain delay.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (58-71)
Won 1
Cleveland 5, Baltimore 3   BAL
Baltimore (53-77)
Lost 1
August 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0   5 13 0
Baltimore
1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 9 0
Standings thru 8/29/09  |  Recap: CLE | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Orioles stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .247
Cabrera, A, SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .315
Choo, DH 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .300
Peralta, Jh, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .276
Valbuena, 2B 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .245
LaPorta, LF 4 1 4 0 0 0 0 .296
Marte, A, 1B 4 1 2 3 0 0 3 .289
Shoppach, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .204
Gimenez, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .158
  a-Carroll, PH-RF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .288
Totals 38 5 13 5 1 6 13  

a-Singled for Gimenez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: LaPorta (7, Bass).
HR: Peralta, Jh (11, 4th inning off Tillman, 0 on, 0 out), Marte, A (3, 6th inning off Ray, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Peralta, Jh 4; Marte, A 5; Valbuena; Cabrera, A 2; Carroll; Shoppach; LaPorta 5; Sizemore, G.
RBI: Peralta, Jh (69), Marte, A 3 (15), Carroll (21).
2-out RBI: Carroll.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shoppach; Gimenez.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Cabrera, A-Valbuena-Marte, A 3).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .285
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .263
Jones, Ad, CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .281
Markakis, RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .307
Reimold, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .274
Wieters, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .271
Mora, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .256
Wigginton, 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .263
  a-Scott, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266
Moeller, C 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .250
Totals 32 3 9 3 2 5 11  

a-Flied out for Wigginton in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Markakis (41, Sowers).
3B: Izturis, C (4, Sowers).
HR: Moeller (2, 7th inning off Smith, J, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Izturis, C 4; Moeller 5; Wigginton; Mora; Markakis 3; Wieters.
RBI: Markakis (89), Izturis, C (26), Moeller (6).
2-out RBI: Markakis; Izturis, C; Moeller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reimold; Jones, Ad.
SAC: Moeller.
GIDP: Wigginton, Roberts, B, Reimold.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Jones, Ad (LaPorta at home).
DP: (Roberts, B-Wigginton).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sowers 4.2 6 2 2 2 1 0 4.88
Perez, R (W, 4-2) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.57
Smith, J (H, 10) 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.44
Sipp (H, 6) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.49
Perez, C (S, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.53
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tillman 5.0 6 1 1 0 2 1 4.24
Ray (BS, 2)(L, 0-2) 1.0 3 3 3 0 2 1 6.10
Bass 2.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 5.00
Meredith 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.55

Pitches-strikes: Sowers 77-51, Perez, R 17-14, Smith, J 20-12, Sipp 17-12, Perez, C 14-10, Tillman 90-57, Ray 34-24, Bass 32-20, Meredith 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sowers 6-4, Perez, R 2-0, Smith, J 0-0, Sipp 0-1, Perez, C 1-2, Tillman 5-7, Ray 0-1, Bass 2-1, Meredith 0-1.
Batters faced: Sowers 20, Perez, R 4, Smith, J 3, Sipp 4, Perez, C 4, Tillman 21, Ray 6, Bass 9, Meredith 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Perez, R 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Angel Campos. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 85 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:04 (1:37 delay).
Att: 24,358.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
August 29, 2009
August 29, 2009

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