Sandy Alomar hit a 2-run home run off Kevin Brown to lead the Indians to a 6-1 beating of the Marlins. Cleveland starter Ogea beat up Brown and the Marlins with 6-2/3 innings allowing only 1 run. Grissom had 2 hits with a run and an RBI, and Matt Williams scored 2 runs. Bip Roberts had a key 2-run RBI in the fifth to break the game open. White, Renteria, and Alou had 2 hits each. Conine drove in Alou for the Marlins’ only run. Brown pitched 6 innings allowing 6 runs on 10 hits for his first loss since July 27. 67,025 fans were in attendance. The series moves to cold Cleveland tied at 1.