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Out of the gates
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Indians 9, Orioles 0
Kelly Shoppach belted a three-run homer in the first inning on Sunday vs. the O's. (AP)
That 11-game skid looks like yesterday's news as the Indians swept the O's using a big six-run first inning. Kelly Shoppach's three-run homer capped the big inning and lefty David Huff cruised the rest of the way to pick up his 11th victory.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (60-95)
Lost 10
Cleveland 9, Baltimore 0   CLE
Cleveland (64-91)
Won 3
September 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Cleveland
6 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 X   9 11 1
Standings thru 9/27/09  |  Recap: BAL | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Indians stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .287
  Turner, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Izturis, C, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .249
Wieters, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286
  a-Rodriguez, Guill, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Markakis, RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290
  Montanez, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186
Scott, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .261
Wigginton, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .270
Aubrey, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .323
Moeller, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .253
Fiorentino, CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .263
Totals 31 0 5 0 2 6 13  

a-Flied out for Wieters in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Roberts, B; Scott 2; Moeller; Fiorentino.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Guill.
GIDP: Wieters; Wigginton.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Wigginton (8, fielding).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Carroll, 3B 4 2 1 0 1 3 2 .283
Valbuena, 2B 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 .241
Cabrera, A, SS 5 1 4 3 0 0 0 .308
Choo, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .301
Peralta, Jh, DH 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .262
LaPorta, LF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .273
Marte, A, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .254
Shoppach, C 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .223
Crowe, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .241
Totals 35 9 11 9 3 8 15  

BATTING
2B: Valbuena (25, Tillman), Cabrera, A (41, Tillman).
HR: Shoppach (12, 1st inning off Tillman, 2 on, 2 out), LaPorta (7, 7th inning off Lambert, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Carroll; Valbuena 2; Cabrera, A 5; LaPorta 4; Marte, A; Shoppach 5; Crowe.
RBI: Cabrera, A 3 (68), Marte, A (23), Shoppach 3 (40), Peralta, Jh (81), LaPorta (19).
2-out RBI: Marte, A; Shoppach 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta, Jh; LaPorta 3; Carroll.
SF: Peralta, Jh.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Marte, A (5, fielding).
DP: 2 (Cabrera, A-Valbuena-Marte, A, Valbuena-Cabrera, A-Marte, A).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tillman (L, 2-5) 2.0 6 6 6 1 2 1 5.40
Bass 2.0 1 2 2 2 1 0 5.06
Lambert 3.0 4 1 1 0 5 1 10.22
Sarfate 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.16
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Huff (W, 11-8) 8.0 5 0 0 2 5 0 5.61
Todd 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.84

WP: Bass, Lambert.
HBP: Choo (by Tillman).
Pitches-strikes: Tillman 53-33, Bass 32-15, Lambert 44-32, Sarfate 18-14, Huff 112-66, Todd 11-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Tillman 3-0, Bass 3-2, Lambert 2-0, Sarfate 1-2, Huff 7-5, Todd 0-1.
Batters faced: Tillman 15, Bass 9, Lambert 13, Sarfate 3, Huff 30, Todd 3.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 2:28.
Att: 29,930.
September 27, 2009

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