Cleveland 9, Baltimore 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(18-10)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 1 0 4 3 0 0 1 0 9 16 0
Baltimore 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 15 0
WP: C.C. Sabathia (5-0) S: J. Borowski (11)
LP: B. Burres (0-1)
(14-17)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- T. Nixon singled to center, V. Martinez scored, J. Peralta to second, J. Peralta out at third
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- R. Hernandez doubled to right, M. Tejada, K. Millar and C. Patterson scored
Top 4th: Cleveland
- T. Nixon singled to center, R. Garko scored, J. Peralta to second
- G. Sizemore singled to right, J. Peralta scored, T. Nixon to third, C. Blake to second
- T. Nixon and C. Blake scored, G. Sizemore to third
Top 5th: Cleveland
- T. Nixon doubled to right, R. Garko scored, J. Peralta to third
- C. Blake doubled to shallow left, T. Nixon and J. Peralta scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- T. Nixon singled to right, K. Shoppach scored, R. Garko to second
Bot 8th: Baltimore
- N. Markakis hit sacrifice fly to left, A. Huff scored
- K. Millar singled to left, M. Mora scored
Bot 9th: Baltimore
- R. Hernandez singled to left, B. Roberts scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 0 2 1 1 2 1 .248
J. Michaels lf 6 0 1 2 0 1 4 .232
T. Hafner dh 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .300
V. Martinez c 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .337
    K. Shoppach ph-c 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .290
R. Garko 1b 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 .280
J. Peralta ss 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 .255
T. Nixon rf 5 2 5 4 0 0 0 .320
C. Blake 3b 4 1 2 2 1 0 3 .218
J. Barfield 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .189
 Totals 42 9 16 9 4 7 21  
 Batting
2B - J Michaels (3, K Birkins); T Nixon (5, K Birkins); C Blake (8, K Birkins).
RBI - T Nixon 4 (13), G Sizemore (13), J Michaels 2 (8), C Blake 2 (11).
2-out RBI - G Sizemore, J Michaels 2, T Nixon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Michaels 2, T Hafner 2, C Blake 1, G Sizemore 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Barfield-R Garko).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 1 1 0 1 2 3 .271
J. Payton lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .283
M. Tejada ss 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .344
R. Hernandez c 5 0 4 4 0 0 0 .333
A. Huff dh 5 1 2 0 0 3 3 .246
M. Mora 3b 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .252
N. Markakis rf 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .250
K. Millar 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 .244
C. Patterson cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .245
 Totals 40 6 15 6 1 9 25  
 Batting
2B - R Hernandez (3, C Sabathia); C Patterson (8, C Sabathia); M Mora (9, F Cabrera); B Roberts (8, R Betancourt).
SF - N Markakis.
RBI - R Hernandez 4 (14), N Markakis (18), K Millar (8).
2-out RBI - R Hernandez 4, K Millar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Tejada 1, M Mora 1, C Patterson 2, A Huff 1, N Markakis 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - R Hernandez (1, 2nd base off C Sabathia/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Patterson (J Peralta at 3rd base).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (W, 5-0) 7.0 9 3 3 1 9 0 3.45
F. Cabrera 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 2.30
R. Betancourt 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.63
J. Borowski (S, 11) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.42
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Burres (L, 0-1) 3.2 7 5 5 2 3 0 3.71
K. Birkins 3.0 6 3 3 2 4 0 15.75
T. Williams 1.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.86
D. Baez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.77
HBP - R Garko (by K Birkins).
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 113-78; F Cabrera 17-10; R Betancourt 29-19; J Borowski 9-6; B Burres 78-42; K Birkins 71-44; T Williams 20-11; D Baez 8-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 3-8; F Cabrera 0-3; R Betancourt 0-2; J Borowski 0-1; B Burres 1-6; K Birkins 2-3; T Williams 3-1; D Baez 2-1.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 30; F Cabrera 6; R Betancourt 4; J Borowski 2; B Burres 19; K Birkins 18; T Williams 7; D Baez 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--Adrian Johnson. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Time: 3:24.
Attendance: 37,464.
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 19 mph, in from center.

Updated on Sunday, May 6, 2007 5:05 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
T. Nixon T. Nixon
5-5
4 RBI
 Baltimore
R. Hernandez R. Hernandez
4-5
4 RBI