MLB Game Summary - Miami at Cleveland|
(Saturday, May 19th)
Final Score: Cleveland 2, Miami 0
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Jeanmar Gomez and three other pitchers shared
a three-hit shutout and the Cleveland Indians topped the Miami Marlins, 2-0,
on Saturday afternoon.
Gomez (3-2) struck out four batters in 6 1/3 innings, giving up three hits and
two walks. Joe Smith, Vinnie Pestano and Chris Perez finished off the shutout
with Perez fanning three in the ninth inning for his 13th save.
Asdrubal Cabrera's leadoff homer in the fourth was the only run the Indians
needed for their fifth win in six games.
The Marlins had won the opener of the three-game series 3-2 on Friday to snap
Cleveland's winning streak at four.
Marlins starter Anibal Sanchez (2-2) took a tough loss after throwing seven
good innings. He struck out four, walked two and gave up two runs on seven
"Sanchez was terrific," said Indians manager Manny Acta. "He's a tough guy to
have a plan about because he throws any pitch at any time."
Cabrera belted one of those pitches, an 0-2 sinker, high in the air and over
the right field wall for a 1-0 lead in the fourth, his fifth homer of the
The Indians tacked on a run in the fifth after Shelley Duncan and Shin-Soo
Choo hit one-out singles and Duncan scored on Jason Kipnis' sacrifice fly.
The Marlins stranded a runner at third base in the third inning and didn't
have another man in scoring position the rest of the game. They hit into
double plays in the sixth and seventh innings -- the time they had runners on
"We couldn't get anything going," Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said.
The Indians improved to 3-1 on an eight-game homestand...Gomez snapped a two-
start winless streak (0-1) while Sanchez remained winless in his last three
05/19 21:55:00 ET