7:05 PM ET, June 15, 2009
Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
Fielder's go-ahead grand slam key as Brewers rally with 6 runs in 8th inning
CLEVELAND -- Prince Fielder got the ball back from his first career grand slam when a fan at Progressive Field threw it into Milwaukee's bullpen.
The Brewers and the Indians sure came out slugging Monday. The two teams combined for 26 runs, which ties for the second most scored in a game this season.
|27||BoSox top Yanks, 16-11||April 25|
|26||Brewers top Tribe, 14-12||Monday|
|26||Tribe top Yanks, 22-4||April 18|
|26||Astros beat Rockies, 15-11||May 13|
• The 26 combined runs tied the record for the most runs scored between these two teams since Cleveland beat Milwaukee 17-9 in 1986.
• The Brewers improved to 2-81 all-time in games in which they allowed 12 or more runs on the road.
• Prince Fielder hit the first grand slam of his career.
• Fielder and Ryan Braun combined for 11 RBIs, becoming the fifth duo in Brewers history to each drive in five-plus runs in the same game.
• The Indians' bullpen allowed eight run in just four innings of work.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
The Indians signed four draft picks Monday: 1B Ben Carlson (sixth round, Missouri State), RHP Brett Brach (10th round, Monmouth), LHP Kirk Wetmore (11th round, Bellevue CC) and INF Kyle Smith (14th round, Cal Poly SLO). ... Indians C Kelly Shoppach was hit by a pitch for the 14th time, the most in the league. ... Milwaukee is 2-5 in interleague games this season. ... Milwaukee's J.J. Hardy singled in the sixth to end an 0-for-30 skid. ... McGehee went 3 for 5 and is 12 for 21 over his last seven games. ... Brewers OF Mike Cameron is mired in a 1 for 23 slump.
Regular Season Series
|1st||R Braun homered to left, C McGehee scored.||2||0|
|1st||S Choo homered to right, V Martinez scored.||2||2|
|3rd||P Fielder grounded out to third, C Counsell scored, C McGehee to second.||3||2|
|3rd||V Martinez homered to right, J Carroll scored.||3||4|
|4th||J Carroll singled to right, L Valbuena scored, K Shoppach to second.||3||5|
|4th||M DeRosa singled to left, K Shoppach scored, J Carroll to second, J Carroll to third, M DeRosa to second advancing on play.||3||6|
|4th||V Martinez singled to center, J Carroll and M DeRosa scored.||3||8|
|5th||R Braun tripled to deep right, C Counsell and C McGehee scored.||5||8|
|5th||P Fielder hit sacrifice fly to right, R Braun scored.||6||8|
|6th||C Counsell hit sacrifice fly, center to first, J Hardy scored, M Rivera out at third.||7||8|
|6th||M DeRosa homered to left.||7||9|
|6th||T Hafner homered to right, V Martinez and S Choo scored.||7||12|
|7th||C Hart hit sacrifice fly to center, R Braun scored.||8||12|
|8th||R Braun reached on infield single to shortstop, M Rivera scored, C Counsell to third, C McGehee to second.||9||12|
|8th||P Fielder homered to right, C Counsell, C McGehee and R Braun scored.||13||12|
|8th||M Gamel singled to right center, C Hart scored, M Cameron to third.||14||12|
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|Stadium||Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH|
|Attendance||25,415 (60.2% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||70 degrees, partly cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - James Hoye, First Base - C.B. Bucknor, Second Base - Mike Everitt, Third Base - Brian Gorman|