7:05 PM ET, June 11, 2007
Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
• Summary: Raul Ibanez hit two two-run homers and then doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning to lead the Mariners over the Indians.
• Turning Point: Down 7-0, the Indians scored three runs in the fifth, two in the sixth and two in the eighth.
• Hero: Ibanez tripled in the seventh and doubled to right-center in the ninth for his fifth RBI. He finished a single shy of the cycle.
• Figure this: It was the sixth time Ibanez hit two homers in a game, the last coming on June 24, 2006, at San Diego.
• Figure this II: Indians outfielder Trot Nixon committed his first error since May 29 of last season in the sixth inning.
• Quotable: "The way he played tonight, he should have 20 home runs. I have no idea how he only had two [going into the game]. He killed us." -- Indians' Paul Byrd on Ibanez
-- ESPN.com news services
Mariners 8, Indians 7
The game was a makeup of an April 7 snowout at Jacobs Field. ... Indians OF Trot Nixon committed his first error since May 29 of last season in the sixth inning. ... The Mariners have won 15 of their last 20. ... Several sea gulls invaded the ballpark and spent most of the game milling around in the outfield grass.
Regular Season Series
|Cleveland leads 5-3 (as of Mon 6/11)|
|Mon 5/21||@CLE 5, SEA 2||Recap|
|» Mon 6/11||SEA 8, @CLE 7||Box Score|
|Thu 8/30||@CLE 6, SEA 5||Recap|
|Tue 9/25||CLE 4, @SEA 3||Recap|
|Wed 9/26||@CLE 12, SEA 4|
|Wed 9/26||@SEA 3, CLE 2||Recap|
|Thu 9/27||@SEA 4, CLE 2||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Mariners | Indians|
|1st||J Guillen singled to center, I Suzuki scored.||1||0|
|3rd||R Ibanez homered to left center, J Guillen scored.||3||0|
|3rd||J Lopez homered to left, A Beltre scored.||5||0|
|4th||R Ibanez homered to right, J Vidro scored.||7||0|
|5th||T Hafner singled to left, G Sizemore and J Michaels scored, C Blake to second.||7||2|
|5th||J Peralta singled to center, C Blake scored, T Hafner to second.||7||3|
|6th||K Shoppach doubled to deep right center, J Barfield scored.||7||4|
|6th||C Blake singled to left, K Shoppach scored, G Sizemore to second, G Sizemore to third on error by left fielder R Ibanez.||7||5|
|8th||D Dellucci grounded into fielder's choice to first, J Barfield scored, G Sizemore out at second, V Martinez to third.||7||6|
|8th||C Blake doubled to left, V Martinez scored, D Dellucci thrown out at home, C Blake to third advancing on throw.||7||7|
|9th||R Ibanez doubled to deep center, W Bloomquist scored.||8||7|
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|Stadium||Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH|
|Attendance||22,325 (52.9% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||71 degrees, clear|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Troy Fullwood, First Base - Jerry Layne, Second Base - Bill Miller, Third Base - Marvin Hudson|