July 26, 2009

MLB: Cleveland 12, Seattle 3

Jhonny Peralta hit a grand slam Sunday in a 16-hit Cleveland Indians attack that blitzed the Seattle Mariners 12-3.

Travis Hafner, Ben Francisco and Grady Sizemore also homered for the Indians, who swept a three-game series and have won four straight overall.

Cleveland whacked 11 homers in the series, outscoring the Mariners 31-6.

Cliff Lee (7-9) pitched seven innings for the win, yielding two runs and six hits.

Franklin Gutierrez hit a two-run single and Michael Saunders drove in a run for Seattle.

Jason Vargas (3-4) was the loser, giving up six runs and seven hits before leaving in the fifth inning.