Cleveland 11, Baltimore 5

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, June 30, 2012 4:05 PM
Location - Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Temperature - 91°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Estabrook, First Base - Rob Drake, Second Base - Joe West, Third Base - Sam Holbrook,
Attendance - 35335

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cleveland 1 1 0 3 3 2 0 0 1 11 19 0
Baltimore 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 5 7 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 39-38 20-18 19-20 W1
Baltimore 42-35 22-19 20-16 L1


Indians 11, Orioles 5: Jose Lopez had a career-high five hits and Shin-Soo Choo homered and matched career highs with four hits and four runs scored as visiting Cleveland recorded a season-high 19 hits.

Lou Marson fell a homer shy of the cycle and had four hits, Asdrubal Cabrera collected three hits and Shelly Duncan homered as the Indians, who had a season-high 16 hits Friday, won for only the second time in their last eight games.

Lopez and Choo had three RBIs apiece and Cabrera drove in two as the Indians scored three runs and sent eight men to the plate in each of the fourth and fifth innings. Marson scored three runs.

Chris Davis hit a three-run homer for the Orioles, who lost for the eighth time in 11 games.

Josh Tomlin (4-5) allowed five runs and seven hits in six innings to improve to 3-1 in four career starts against the Orioles.

Baltimore’s Dana Eveland (0-1) allowed five runs and six hits in 3 2/3 innings in his second start of the season. Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter allowed five runs and eight hits in 1 2/3 innings.
Cabrera and Lopez provided run-scoring hits in the fourth inning to help Cleveland take a 5-1 lead. After Davis’ blast brought the Orioles to within 5-4 in the bottom half, Shoo, Cabrera and Lopez had RBI hits in the fifth.

Duncan’s homer came in the sixth and Shoo, who is 8-for-13 in the series, added an RBI single later in the inning.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Orioles acquired Jim Thome from the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday for a pair of minor leaguers – right-handed pitcher Kyle Simon and catcher Gabriel Lino. … The Indians recalled infielder Jason Donald from Triple-A Columbus to replace third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall, who was put on the disabled list Saturday. Chisenhall broke his right forearm when he was hit by a pitch Friday and is expected to be out 4-to-6 weeks. … Cleveland catcher Carlos Santana has missed the last three games (back), but is expected to play Sunday. … The Orioles honored former manager and Hall of Famer Earl Weaver before the game when they unveiled a sculpture of him at Camden Yards. Weaver, who managed the Orioles to four American League pennants and the 1970 World Series title, threw out the first pitch, which was caught by current skipper Buck Showalter.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Baltimore
Josh Tomlin Player Dana Eveland
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 3.2
4 Strikeouts 5
7 Hits 6
7.50 ERA 12.27
Cleveland   Baltimore
Jose Lopez Player Chris Davis
5 Hits 2
3 RBI 3
0 HR 1
5 TB 5
.833 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 19 2 29 .404 34 10 11 5 1 0
Baltimore 7 1 14 .226 8 6 5 4 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Baltimore will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Orioles have a W/L % of .548 after a win and .543 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Baltimore. The Indians have a W/L % of .474 after a win and .538 after a loss.
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