MLB: Seattle 7, Cleveland 2

April 29, 2008 at 11:32 PM
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CLEVELAND, April 29 (UPI) -- Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer in a five-run ninth inning Tuesday to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

Jose Vidro and Yuniesky Betancourt each drove in two runs for the Mariners.

Mark Lowe (1-1) earned the win after recording the final out of the eighth inning, and pitching a scoreless ninth. Seattle starter Carlos Silva allowed two runs on seven hits in seven plus innings.

Grady Sizemore had two doubles and two runs scored in his return to the lineup for the Indians, who have lost three in a row. Sizemore missed the final two games of Cleveland's four-game series with the Yankees because of a sprained right ankle, snapping his string of 382 consecutive games played -- the longest of any current major-leaguer.

Rafael Betancourt (1-1) took the loss for Cleveland after allowing three runs on three hits while getting just one out in the ninth. Indians starter Fausto Carmona allowed two runs on eight hits and four walks over 6 2/3 innings.

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