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Tribe slams Blue Jays bullpen
Marte blasts Toronto's 'pen
Rookie Andy Marte lifted a 411-foot grand slam to break a tie in the eighth. Rookie southpaw Jeremy Sowers secured his seventh win against Jays ace Roy Halladay, allowing two runs over seven innings.
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 Marte's grand slam
Indians 7, Blue Jays 2
Andy Marte celebrates with teammates after hitting a grand slam in the eighth. (Nathan Denette/AP)
Series at a glance:
Jays lose Halladay's gem
The Indians rocked Jeremy Accardo in the eighth inning, collecting five runs on four hits, and giving him the loss. Roy Halladay threw seven solid innings, striking out a season-high nine batters and allowing just one run.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 05, 2006
HOU
PHI
PPD
ATL
NYM
PPD
CLE
Cleveland (66-71)
Won 1
Cleveland 7, Toronto 2   TOR
Toronto (72-67)
Lost 1
September 5, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1   7 11 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0   2 5 0
Standings thru 9/5/06  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4010121.296
Michaels, LF4000122.265
Martinez, C-1B4110010.309
Garko, 1B4020021.319
  1-Gutierrez, PR0100000.273
  a-Shoppach, PH-C1000003.261
Choo, RF5230011.290
Blake, DH3112212.293
Luna, SS5011007.281
Inglett, 2B4110111.282
Marte, 3B5114002.204
Totals39711751020 

a-Grounded out for Gutierrez in the 8th.
1-Ran for Garko in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Martinez (33, Halladay), Choo (9, Halladay), Garko (8, Accardo).
HR: Marte (2, 8th inning off Accardo, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Sizemore; Martinez 2; Garko 3; Choo 4; Blake; Luna; Inglett; Marte 4.
RBI: Blake 2 (53), Marte 4 (13), Luna (32).
2-out RBI: Blake; Marte 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Michaels 2; Luna 2; Shoppach 2; Marte.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sizemore (19, 2nd base off Halladay/Molina), Inglett (3, 2nd base off Halladay/Molina), Choo (2, 2nd base off Romero/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Luna-Inglett-Martinez).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF4000001.318
Rios, RF4011020.294
Wells, CF4000021.314
Glaus, 3B3000111.253
Molina, C4121001.281
Overbay, 1B3000001.308
Phillips, DH3010000.231
Hill, 2B-SS3000002.283
McDonald, SS2110000.219
  a-Lind, PH1000010.167
  Adams, 2B0000000.214
Totals31252167 

a-Struck out for McDonald in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Rios (4, Sowers).
HR: Molina (15, 7th inning off Sowers, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rios 3; Molina 5; Phillips; McDonald.
RBI: Rios (69), Molina (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill; Glaus.
GIDP: Molina.
Team LOB: 3.

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sowers (W, 7-3)7.05220313.35
Betancourt 1.00000204.10
Mastny 1.00001101.35
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Halladay 7.05113903.22
Downs (H, 4)0.10000004.59
Accardo (BS, 5)(L, 2-4)0.14551014.99
Tallet 0.10001004.12
Romero 1.02110102.57

IBB: Blake (by Halladay).
HBP: Martinez (by Tallet).
Pitches-strikes: Sowers 83-61, Betancourt 13-9, Mastny 13-7, Halladay 108-66, Downs 4-2, Accardo 27-16, Tallet 11-5, Romero 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sowers 11-7, Betancourt 1-0, Mastny 2-0, Halladay 9-3, Downs 0-1, Accardo 0-1, Tallet 1-0, Romero 2-0.
Batters faced: Sowers 26, Betancourt 3, Mastny 3, Halladay 29, Downs 1, Accardo 7, Tallet 3, Romero 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Tallet 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Mark Carlson. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 66 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:44.
Att: 18,517.

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