Atlanta 5, Cleveland 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 5 12 1
Cleveland 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 9 1
WP: R. Soriano (2-0) S: B. Wickman (12)
LP: C.C. Sabathia (9-2)
(39-27)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- V. Martinez singled to left center, G. Sizemore scored, C. Blake to second
Bot 4th: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to right center, V. Martinez scored, T. Hafner to third, J. Peralta to second
- J. Barfield grounded into fielder's choice, T. Hafner scored, J. Peralta out at third, R. Garko to second
Top 5th: Atlanta
- C. Woodward singled to left center, M. Diaz scored, J. Saltalamacchia to second
Top 6th: Atlanta
- J. Francoeur singled to center, C. Jones scored, A. Jones to second
- B. McCann hit sacrifice fly to deep center, A. Jones scored, J. Francoeur to third
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- C. Blake homered to deep left
Top 9th: Atlanta
- Y. Escobar doubled to deep left center, B. McCann and P. Orr scored
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
Y. Escobar 3b 5 0 2 2 0 1 0 .327
E. Renteria ss 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .316
C. Jones dh 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .312
A. Jones cf 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .215
J. Francoeur rf 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .284
M. Diaz lf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .345
    W. Harris lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .396
J. Saltalamacchia 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .313
    P. Orr pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    S. Thorman 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
B. McCann c 3 1 0 1 0 2 5 .268
C. Woodward 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .214
 Totals 36 5 12 5 3 7 21  
 Batting
2B - J Saltalamacchia (4, C Sabathia); Y Escobar (4, C Sabathia).
S - C Woodward.
SF - B McCann.
RBI - C Woodward (6), J Francoeur (46), B McCann (30), Y Escobar 2 (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Renteria 2, C Woodward 1, J Francoeur 2, B McCann 1.
GIDP - J Saltalamacchia.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - Y Escobar (1, 3rd base by C Sabathia/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
E - Y Escobar (4, ground ball).
DP - 1 (C Woodward-E Renteria-J Saltalamacchia).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 1 1 0 0 3 4 .286
D. Dellucci lf 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .235
C. Blake 3b 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 .282
V. Martinez c 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .330
T. Hafner dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .266
J. Peralta ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .284
T. Nixon rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .240
    F. Gutierrez rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 .296
J. Barfield 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .261
 Totals 36 4 9 4 3 6 17  
 Batting
HR - C Blake (10, 8th inning off R Soriano 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - V Martinez (57), R Garko (24), J Barfield (30), C Blake (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Blake 1, G Sizemore 1.
GIDP - T Hafner.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - G Sizemore (20, 2nd base off B Carlyle/B McCann).
 
 Fielding
E - J Peralta (12, ground ball).
DP - 2 (V Martinez-C Blake, C Blake-J Barfield-R Garko).
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Carlyle 6.0 6 3 2 2 2 0 4.44
T. Yates 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.34
R. Soriano (W, 2-0) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 2.43
B. Wickman (S, 12) 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 3.57
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (L, 9-2) 8.1 12 5 4 1 7 0 3.19
T. Mastny 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.82
WP - B Carlyle.
BALK - B Wickman.
Pitches-strikes - B Carlyle 102-62; T Yates 7-6; R Soriano 24-17; B Wickman 18-11; C Sabathia 116-80; T Mastny 14-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Carlyle 7-10; T Yates 0-2; R Soriano 3-0; B Wickman 0-0; C Sabathia 11-6; T Mastny 2-0.
Batters faced - B Carlyle 26; T Yates 3; R Soriano 5; B Wickman 5; C Sabathia 37; T Mastny 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 2:58.
Attendance: 34,848.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND THIRD BASEMAN CASEY BLAKE EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 24 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE EIGHTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 16, 2007 5:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Atlanta
Y. Escobar Y. Escobar
2-5
2 RBI
 Cleveland
C. Blake C. Blake
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI