Tomo Ohka's toss beats Ronny Cedeno to first base on Saturday night. (Tony Dejak/AP)
By Matt O'Donnell / MLB.com
If Tomo Ohka was pitching to earn a spot in the rotation, the outcome of the game certainly didn't reflect his effort. The righty delivered seven quality innings, and though there was some terrific defense behind him, the Indians' offense was unable to manufacture enough support.
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
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).
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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