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Hernandez shines
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Mariners 6, Indians 2
Felix Hernandez delivers a pitch against the Tribe on Friday. (Tony Dejak/AP)
The Mariners offered Felix Hernandez a slew of support against the Indians, but the right-hander barely needed it in notching his first win post-break. Out of the gate, King Felix simply cruised, striking out eight at Progressive Field.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (47-43)
Won 1
Seattle 6, Cleveland 2   CLE
Cleveland (36-55)
Lost 1
July 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 1 0 2 0 2 1 0 0   6 11 1
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   2 5 1
Standings thru 7/17/09  |  Recap: SEA | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Indians stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 .361
Branyan, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275
Lopez, Jo, 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .264
Griffey Jr., DH 5 0 1 1 0 3 2 .218
Gutierrez, F, CF 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 .293
Langerhans, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .244
Johnson, Ro, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .205
Hannahan, 3B 2 2 0 0 2 2 3 .188
Cedeno, R, SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .180
Totals 37 6 11 5 4 5 14  

BATTING
2B: Langerhans (6, Huff), Lopez, Jo 2 (20, Huff, Sipp), Johnson, Ro (13, Huff).
HR: Gutierrez, F (11, 2nd inning off Huff, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Langerhans 2; Suzuki, I 2; Griffey Jr.; Cedeno, R 2; Gutierrez, F 4; Johnson, Ro 2; Lopez, Jo 5.
RBI: Gutierrez, F (38), Cedeno, R 2 (16), Suzuki, I (25), Griffey Jr. (27).
2-out RBI: Cedeno, R 2; Suzuki, I.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cedeno, R; Griffey Jr.; Branyan; Hannahan.
GIDP: Johnson, Ro, Branyan.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hannahan (1, 2nd base off Veras/Martinez, V).

FIELDING
E: Gutierrez, F (4, fielding).
Outfield assists: Gutierrez, F (Sizemore, G at 2nd base).
DP: (Hannahan-Branyan).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .242
Cabrera, A, SS 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .300
Choo, RF 4 0 1 0 0 3 0 .291
Martinez, V, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288
Hafner, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .291
Peralta, Jh, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
Garko, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .275
Valbuena, 2B 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 .217
Francisco, B, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .235
Totals 30 2 5 2 1 9 7  

BATTING
2B: Sizemore, G (15, Hernandez, F).
3B: Sizemore, G (4, Hernandez, F).
TB: Garko; Hafner; Choo; Sizemore, G 5.
RBI: Cabrera, A (36), Sizemore, G (49).
2-out RBI: Sizemore, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner; Cabrera, A.
SF: Cabrera, A.
GIDP: Francisco, B.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Veras (1, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Cabrera, A-Valbuena-Garko, Garko-Peralta, Jh-Garko).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, F (W, 10-3) 8.0 5 2 2 1 8 0 2.51
Aardsma 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.91
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Huff (L, 4-4) 5.0 7 3 3 1 3 1 6.60
Veras 0.2 1 2 1 2 0 0 5.85
Sipp 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.14
Smith, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.35
Perez, C 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.28

Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, F 112-68, Aardsma 13-8, Huff 108-70, Veras 21-9, Sipp 27-17, Smith, J 11-7, Perez, C 9-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, F 8-5, Aardsma 0-1, Huff 9-1, Veras 2-0, Sipp 1-1, Smith, J 2-0, Perez, C 1-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez, F 29, Aardsma 3, Huff 23, Veras 5, Sipp 7, Smith, J 3, Perez, C 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sipp 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:35.
Att: 23,545.
Venue: Progressive Field.
July 17, 2009
July 17, 2009

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