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Tribe trumps Tigers
Blake works overtime
Casey Blake increased the Indians' American League Central lead over the Tigers to three games with an 11th-inning solo shot. Rookie Ben Francisco also had a solo homer, which tied it in the eighth inning. The Tribe has now won six straight games.
Complete story >  
 Blake's long ball
 Francisco's solo homer
 Wedge talks to media
 Blake, others on Tribe's win
Indians 5, Tigers 4
Casey Blake rounds the bases after his home run in the 11th inning on Tuesday. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Capellan falls in debut
Jose Capellan's debut with the Tigers was marred by the 11th-inning solo homer he gave up to Casey Blake. The reliever had struck out three of the first four batters he faced, but his one mistake cost him. Detroit is now three games out in the AL Central.
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 Sheffield's solo home run
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 03, 2007
CLE
Cleveland (51-32)
Won 6
Cleveland 5, Detroit 4   DET
Detroit (47-34)
Lost 1
July 3, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Cleveland
1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   5 9 1
Detroit
0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 9 1
Standings thru 7/3/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Tigers Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5110124.282
Blake, 3B4221100.271
Peralta, SS5112021.282
Martinez, 1B4010111.324
Hafner, DH4010023.257
Michaels, LF1001101.288
  a-Francisco, PH-LF2111010.500
Shoppach, C5010023.354
Gutierrez, RF3010112.290
Barfield, 2B4000123.253
Totals3759561318 

a-Homered for Michaels in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Peralta (15, Robertson), Shoppach (9, Miner).
HR: Francisco (3, 8th inning off Durbin, 0 on, 1 out), Blake (12, 11th inning off Capellan, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sizemore; Blake 5; Peralta 2; Martinez; Hafner; Francisco 4; Shoppach 2; Gutierrez.
RBI: Peralta 2 (49), Michaels (26), Francisco (5), Blake (42).
2-out RBI: Blake.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sizemore; Gutierrez; Hafner.
S: Gutierrez; Blake.
SF: Peralta; Michaels.
GIDP: Sizemore.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Peralta (13, fielding).
Outfield assists: Michaels (Sheffield at home).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5000002.285
Polanco, 2B5120000.331
Sheffield, DH5131000.295
Ordonez, RF3110200.369
Guillen, SS5121003.322
Rodriguez, C5011003.279
Casey, 1B4001010.291
Monroe, LF4000020.219
Inge, 3B5000023.247
Totals414942511 

BATTING
2B: Guillen (19, Byrd).
HR: Sheffield (19, 3rd inning off Byrd, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Polanco 2; Sheffield 6; Ordonez; Guillen 3; Rodriguez.
RBI: Rodriguez (44), Casey (31), Sheffield (53), Guillen (60).
2-out RBI: Guillen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Granderson; Rodriguez 2.
SF: Casey.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez (4, catcher interference).
DP: (Polanco-Guillen-Casey).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd 7.07441314.71
Betancourt 2.00000001.19
Mastny (W, 6-2)1.02001005.06
Borowski (S, 25)1.00000205.51
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson 5.06332804.86
Miner (H, 2)2.01001002.02
McBride (H, 1)0.10000003.44
Durbin (BS, 1)1.11113114.25
Seay 0.10000103.74
Capellan (L, 0-3)2.01110314.50

WP: Byrd, Mastny.
IBB: Ordonez (by Mastny), Martinez (by Durbin).
HBP: Monroe (by Byrd).
Pitches-strikes: Byrd 104-68, Betancourt 26-21, Mastny 27-15, Borowski 9-7, Robertson 108-69, Miner 25-14, McBride 4-3, Durbin 25-11, Seay 5-3, Capellan 25-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Byrd 6-11, Betancourt 2-4, Mastny 1-2, Borowski 0-1, Robertson 0-7, Miner 4-2, McBride 1-0, Durbin 1-2, Seay 0-0, Capellan 0-3.
Batters faced: Byrd 30, Betancourt 6, Mastny 6, Borowski 3, Robertson 24, Miner 7, McBride 1, Durbin 8, Seay 1, Capellan 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Seay 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 3:52.
Att: 40,741.

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