Kevin Melillo got one of those runs back for the Indians in the 5th inning.� With one out, SS Argenis Diaz took a 4-pitch walk, and stole second base.� Melillo singled for the third straight at-bat -- fifth straight, if you go back to yesterday's pinch-hitting hit, and to Monday's single in the 8th.� Diaz scored from second on the single, and the Indians were closer:� 3-2.
Brian Burres had again retired the side in order in the 5th, but began the 6th with a single by John Mayberry and a walk to Neil Sellers.� That was all for Burres, who had thrown 93 pitches (59 strikes).� He was ultimately responsible for 4 runs, on 6 hits and 2 walks, and he struck out 3 batters.�� Steven Jackson came on in relief of Burres, and the first thing he did was get Paul Hoover to bounce into a double play, A...

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