Jarrod Washburn threw 105 pitches en route to his victory. (Tony Dejak/AP)
By Steve Herrick / Special to MLB.com
With 6 2/3 stellar innings, Jarrod Wasburn helped the Mariners gain a series edge over the Tribe with one game left in the series. The southpaw, who allowed just one run to sneak by, earned his third successive win as Franklin Gutierrez's two-run shot provided his cushion.
BATTING 2B: Cedeno, R (4, Ohka). HR: Gutierrez, F (12, 4th inning off Ohka, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Cedeno, R 2; Lopez, Jo; Gutierrez, F 4; Johnson, Ro; Branyan. RBI: Gutierrez, F 2 (40), Branyan (50). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hannahan; Lopez, Jo; Cedeno, R. SAC: Cedeno, R; Suzuki, I. SF: Branyan. Team RISP: 1-for-7. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Gutierrez, F (6, 2nd base off Ohka/Martinez, V), Johnson, Ro (1, 2nd base off Wood, K/Martinez, V).
FIELDING Outfield assists: Balentien (Martinez, V at 2nd base). DP: (Cedeno, R-Lopez, Jo-Branyan).
Game Scores: Washburn , Ohka . HBP: Gutierrez, F (by Ohka). Pitches-strikes: Washburn 105-68, White 20-13, Aardsma 9-4, Ohka 100-62, Betancourt, R 14-12, Wood, K 19-15. Groundouts-flyouts: Washburn 4-9, White 2-2, Aardsma 1-1, Ohka 9-7, Betancourt, R 2-0, Wood, K 0-0. Batters faced: Washburn 26, White 4, Aardsma 3, Ohka 29, Betancourt, R 3, Wood, K 4. Inherited runners-scored: White 2-0. Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Jim Joyce.
3B: Doug Eddings. Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 13 mph, L to R. T: 2:32. Att:
24,893. Venue: Progressive Field. July 18, 2009 July 18, 2009
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