Cliff Lee struck out six and didn't issue a free pass in his victory Thursday. (Tony Dejak/AP)
By Matt O'Donnell / MLB.com
Cliff Lee kicked off the second half in true ace form, mowing down the Mariners en route to recording his second complete game of the season. The Tribe's bats rewarded his dominance, as Jamey Carroll and Grady Sizemore each ripped an RBI double, and Asdrubal Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta added RBI singles to the mix.
BATTING 2B: Branyan (17, Lee, Cl), Gutierrez, F (11, Lee, Cl). HR: Cedeno, R (5, 5th inning off Lee, Cl, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Cedeno, R 4; Lopez, Jo 2; Suzuki, I; Gutierrez, F 2; Johjima 3; Branyan 2. RBI: Cedeno, R (14). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Griffey Jr.; Johjima. GIDP: Cedeno, R. Team RISP: 0-for-4. Team LOB: 7.