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Box > Cleveland 5, San Francisco 3
Giants swept off Cliff
Cliff Lee showed why he's the Indians' winningest pitcher this year, notching his seventh win by allowing one earned run over seven innings. Cleveland's four-run fourth, capped by Casey Blake's three-run homer, was enough for Lee.
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Cliff Lee ranks among American League leaders with seven wins and a 3.09 ERA. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
After Mike Matheny's homer pulled the Giants to within two runs in the seventh inning, they got the tying run to the plate in the ninth for the second straight game, but San Francisco couldn't pull off the comeback and avoid being swept by Cleveland.
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CLE
Cleveland (31-30)
Won 3
Cleveland 5, San Francisco 3   SF
San Francisco (25-36)
Lost 3
June 12, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0   5 7 2
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0   3 6 0
Standings through 6/12/05  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Giants Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3021100.300
Crisp, LF4000004.285
Belliard, 2B3100100.293
Martinez, C4110010.207
Hernandez, 1B4111000.207
Boone, 3B3000112.181
Blake, RF4123001.195
Peralta, SS3110101.264
Lee, P3000012.000
Miller, P0000000.000
Wickman, P0000000.000
Totals315754310 

BATTING
3B: Peralta (3, Rueter).
HR: Blake (7, 4th inning off Rueter, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore 2; Martinez; Hernandez; Blake 5; Peralta 3.
RBI: Sizemore (28), Hernandez (11), Blake 3 (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crisp.
GIDP: Peralta; Crisp.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sizemore (4, 2nd base by Rueter/Matheny).
PO: Sizemore (1st base by Rueter).

FIELDING
E: Peralta 2 (9, throw, throw).
DP: (Peralta-Belliard-Hernandez).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellison, CF4110101.321
Vizquel, SS4000003.282
Niekro, 1B3011000.308
Alou, RF3110112.298
Durham, 2B3000102.265
Alfonzo, 3B4010003.306
Cruz, 3B0000000.304
Feliz, LF4000011.265
Matheny, C4111011.227
Rueter, P2000011.217
Eyre, P0000000.000
a-Grissom, PH1000000.211
Fassero, P0000000.000
b-Tucker, PH1010000.243
Totals333623414 

a-Popped out for Eyre in the 7th. b-Singled for Fassero in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Alou (7, Lee), Ellison (13, Lee).
HR: Matheny (6, 7th inning off Lee, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellison 2; Niekro; Alou 2; Alfonzo; Matheny 4; Tucker.
RBI: Niekro (23), Matheny (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Durham; Alfonzo; Vizquel.
SF: Niekro.
GIDP: Alfonzo.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Alfonzo-Durham-Niekro, Durham-Vizquel-Niekro).
Pickoffs: Rueter (Sizemore at 1st base).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lee (W, 7-3)7.05311413.09
Miller (H, 3)1.00002001.69
Wickman (S, 17)1.01000003.13
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rueter (L, 2-5)6.06554214.88
Eyre 1.01000102.84
Fassero 2.00000004.24

Pitches-strikes: Lee 90-66, Miller 15-6, Wickman 6-5, Rueter 109-60, Eyre 10-8, Fassero 15-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lee 6-11, Miller 3-0, Wickman 1-2, Rueter 7-8, Eyre 2-0, Fassero 3-3.
Batters faced: Lee 29, Miller 4, Wickman 4, Rueter 26, Eyre 3, Fassero 6.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:20.
Att: 41,500.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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