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Box > Cleveland 9, Baltimore 4
Big Ben, Tribe clock O's
The Indians jumped on Sidney Ponson with a five-run first, and really never looked back. Ben Broussard's three-run homer gave the Tribe a five-run lead, and Travis Hafner added a two-run blast in the seventh.
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Coco Crisp stops a ball hit by Miguel Tejada. Crisp had two hits and scored twice. (Nick Wass/AP)
Luis Matos and Brian Roberts both homered, but the Orioles couldn't recover after starter Sidney Ponson gave up six runs in just 1 1/3 innings. Roberts, one of four O's All-Stars, had two hits and three RBIs.
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CLE
Cleveland (44-36)
Won 1
Cleveland 9, Baltimore 4   BAL
Baltimore (44-37)
Lost 1
July 3, 2005
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Cleveland
5 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0   9 13 0
Baltimore
0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0   4 10 0
Standings through 7/3/05  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Orioles Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5110013.296
Crisp, LF4221101.291
Hafner, DH3322200.303
Martinez, C5121002.245
Belliard, 2B3112000.292
Broussard, 1B4113021.263
Gerut, RF4020001.283
Boone, 3B4000012.193
Peralta, SS4020000.283
Totals3691393410 

BATTING
2B: Gerut (8, Baldwin).
HR: Broussard (9, 1st inning off Ponson, 2 on, 1 out), Hafner (14, 7th inning off Kline, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Sizemore; Crisp 2; Hafner 5; Martinez 2; Belliard; Broussard 4; Gerut 3; Peralta 2.
RBI: Martinez (34), Belliard 2 (33), Broussard 3 (34), Crisp (32), Hafner 2 (51).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Boone; Gerut.
SF: Belliard.
GIDP: Martinez; Crisp; Sizemore.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sizemore (11, 2nd base off Ponson/Fasano).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Belliard-Peralta-Broussard 2).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5123012.360
Mora, 3B4010001.299
Tejada, SS4020000.323
Palmeiro, 1B4000003.263
Marrero, LF3000113.184
Gibbons, RF4000002.257
Matos, CF4231000.282
Gomez, DH3120100.286
Fasano, C4000005.259
Totals3541042216 

BATTING
2B: Tejada (25, Lee), Roberts (21, Lee).
HR: Matos (2, 3rd inning off Lee, 0 on, 0 out), Roberts (14, 3rd inning off Lee, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Roberts 6; Mora; Tejada 3; Matos 6; Gomez 2.
RBI: Matos (13), Roberts 3 (47).
2-out RBI: Roberts 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Marrero 2; Mora; Roberts.
GIDP: Gibbons; Fasano.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Baldwin-Tejada-Palmeiro, Tejada-Palmeiro, Roberts-Tejada-Palmeiro).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lee (W, 9-3)6.29441123.68
Miller 1.10000001.33
Rhodes 1.01001101.67
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson (L, 7-6)1.16662115.80
Baldwin 4.24110100.89
Kline 1.01221115.34
Reed 1.02000107.04
Julio 1.00000004.38

Pitches-strikes: Lee 99-63, Miller 8-6, Rhodes 19-12, Ponson 53-29, Baldwin 50-34, Kline 17-9, Reed 16-9, Julio 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lee 9-10, Miller 3-1, Rhodes 1-1, Ponson 3-0, Baldwin 5-8, Kline 1-1, Reed 2-0, Julio 0-3.
Batters faced: Lee 28, Miller 4, Rhodes 5, Ponson 12, Baldwin 16, Kline 5, Reed 4, Julio 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller 1-0, Baldwin 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 85 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:32.
Att: 41,655.

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