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Red-Faced By Three-Game Sweep

Cliff Lee

Once again, the Indians failed to mount much offense and for the first time all season left-hander Cliff Lee didn't pitch near-perfect baseball. It all added up to a 6-4 loss Sunday to the Reds in Cincinnati and a three-game weekend series sweep. It was the first time Cleveland has ever been swept in an interleague series by their Ohio rivals in Cincinnati. And manager Eric Wedge was not amused.

"A bad series," Wedge told reporters afterwards. "We didn't play very well, we didn't hit very well. You do that, you're going to get beat. You're going to get beat like this." Adam Dunn homered in his fourth consecutive game for Cincinnati and Reds rookie Joey Votto also went deep off Lee (6-1), who had been nearly unhittable in his first seven starts of... Recommended Stories

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