MLB: Colorado 14, San Francisco 11

DENVER, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Ian Stewart drove in four runs Saturday, helping Colorado rally for a 14-11 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 8, Cincinnati 5 (10)

CINCINNATI, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Ryan Garko's two-run double in the 10th inning Tuesday drove in the winning run in San Francisco's 8-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

MLB: San Francisco 10, Houston 6

HOUSTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Eli Whiteside's only hit Wednesday, a sixth-inning grand slam, boosted the San Francisco Giants to a 10-6 win over Houston.

MLB: Houston 4, San Francisco 3

HOUSTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Kazuo Matsui hit a two-run homer Monday to pace the Houston Astros to a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

Indians bring infielder Marte up from AAA

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 28 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of infielder Andy Marte Tuesday from their Class AAA affiliate in Columbus.
First baseman Garko from Indians to Giants

First baseman Garko from Indians to Giants

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27 (UPI) -- The San Francisco Giants got first baseman Ryan Garko from the Cleveland Indians Monday for minor league pitcher Scott Barnes.

MLB: Cleveland 10, Seattle 3

SEATTLE, July 25 (UPI) -- Jeremy Sowers pitched seven scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta had three RBI Saturday to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 10-3 victory over Seattle.

MLB: Detroit 5, Cleveland 1

DETROIT, July 10 (UPI) -- Edwin Jackson held Cleveland to four hits over seven innings Friday and Marcus Thames hit a two-run homer, boosting the Detroit Tigers past the Indians 5-1.

MLB: Cleveland 10, Chicago White Sox 8

CHICAGO, July 9 (UPI) -- Kelly Shoppach drove in five runs Thursday to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 10-8 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Cleveland 9, Cincinnati 2

CLEVELAND, June 26 (UPI) -- Homers by Ryan Garko and Victor Martinez helped Cleveland build a nine-run lead Friday and the Indians romped past Cincinnati 9-2.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Tampa Bay 1

CLEVELAND, May 26 (UPI) -- Carl Pavano limited Tampa Bay to one run on four hits in seven innings Tuesday in the Cleveland Indians' 5-1 win over the Rays.

MLB: Cleveland 11, Tampa Bay 10

CLEVELAND, May 25 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Indians, led by Ryan Garko's two home runs and five RBI, rallied Monday to edge the Tampa Bay Rays 11-10.
MLB: Cleveland 4, Chi. White Sox 0

MLB: Cleveland 4, Chi. White Sox 0

CLEVELAND, May 13 (UPI) -- Cliff Lee and two relievers combined on a seven-hit shutout Wednesday, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 4-0 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Minnesota 2

CLEVELAND, April 26 (UPI) -- Ryan Garko drove in two of Cleveland's runs Sunday in a 4-2 Indians win over the Minnesota Twins.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Kansas City 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 15 (UPI) -- Travis Hafner's two hits, one RBI and a run scored Wednesday helped the Cleveland Indians edge the Kansas City Royals, 5-4, their second win in nine games.
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Ryan Garko
Cleveland Indians' Ryan Garko watches his single to left center in the first inning at SAFECO Field in Seattle on July 26, 2009. The Indians beat the Mariners 12-2. During the three game sweep of the Mariners, the Indians outscored the Mariners by a collective score of 31-6. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)

Ryan Francis Garko (born January 2, 1981) is a first baseman for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball.

Garko graduated from Servite High School in 1999 with a 4.2 grade point average alongside former Indians teammate Ben Francisco. He is also a graduate of Stanford University, and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Garko was selected as a catcher by Cleveland in the 3rd round (78th overall) of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. After displaying superb batting skills at every level of the minors, Garko made his major league debut as a pinch-hitter on September 18, 2005, against the Kansas City Royals. He struck out in his only at-bat of the game.

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