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Solid-gold sweep for Indians
Tribe takes three in Motown
Ryan Garko hit a three-run home run in Cleveland's four-run first inning, fueling the Indians to a win and a sweep of the Tigers. Casey Blake added a solo homer for the division-leading Tribe. Fausto Carmona allowed three runs over seven innings en route to his sixth straight victory.
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 Garko goes deep
 Blake's solo dinger
 Wedge on big win
 Tribe talks about finale
Indians 5, Tigers 3
Cleveland's Ryan Garko drilled his seventh home run of the season on Sunday night. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Tigers drop third straight
Left-hander Mike Maroth gave up five runs, including four in the first inning, and the Tigers were not able to come all the way back against the Indians. Craig Monroe, Gary Sheffield and Magglio Ordonez each knocked in a run, but Detroit fell 2 1/2 games back in the American League Central.
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 Monroe's RBI single
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 27, 2007
CLE
Cleveland (31-17)
Won 4
Cleveland 5, Detroit 3   DET
Detroit (29-20)
Lost 3
May 27, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   5 6 1
Detroit
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 11 0
Standings thru 5/27/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Tigers Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4010000.276
Blake, 3B3211101.267
Hafner, DH3110100.267
Martinez, C3001001.311
Peralta, SS4110000.284
Garko, 1B2113200.336
Nixon, RF4010012.281
Michaels, LF3000102.272
Barfield, 2B3000002.230
Totals29565518 

BATTING
2B: Nixon (9, Maroth).
HR: Garko (7, 1st inning off Maroth, 2 on, 2 out), Blake (7, 5th inning off Maroth, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore; Blake 4; Hafner; Peralta; Garko 4; Nixon 2.
RBI: Martinez (39), Garko 3 (20), Blake (26).
2-out RBI: Garko 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Michaels.
SF: Martinez.
GIDP: Martinez; Nixon.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Garko (2, throw).
PB: Martinez (2).
DP: 2 (Garko-Peralta-Carmona, Peralta-Garko).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4110111.280
Monroe, LF5121002.233
Sheffield, DH4021101.253
Ordonez, RF4011005.356
Guillen, SS4000002.322
Rodriguez, C4010022.275
Casey, 1B4010002.266
Infante, 2B4120001.311
Inge, 3B4010013.215
Totals3731132419 

BATTING
2B: Granderson (17, Carmona), Inge (6, Carmona), Casey (10, Betancourt).
TB: Granderson 2; Monroe 2; Sheffield 2; Ordonez; Rodriguez; Casey 2; Infante 2; Inge 2.
RBI: Monroe (28), Sheffield (23), Ordonez (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Ordonez 2; Infante; Inge.
GIDP: Ordonez; Casey.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Guillen-Infante-Casey 2, Infante-Casey).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona (W, 6-1)7.09332302.89
Betancourt (H, 10)1.02000101.74
Borowski (S, 17)1.00000006.75
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maroth (L, 3-2)8.06555025.04
Mesa 1.000001010.45

Pitches-strikes: Carmona 101-64, Betancourt 14-13, Borowski 15-11, Maroth 107-58, Mesa 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Carmona 12-6, Betancourt 0-2, Borowski 0-3, Maroth 17-7, Mesa 0-2.
Batters faced: Carmona 31, Betancourt 5, Borowski 3, Maroth 32, Mesa 3.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Bruce Froemming. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 2:46.
Att: 40,723.

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