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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 15, 2007
Fausto the Furious
Right where they started
The Tigers took an early lead on Mike Rabelo's infield single in the second inning, but the Indians responded to take back the lead and Tribe starter Fausto Carmona took control. Detroit could only muster four hits off Carmona, who racked up 10 strikeouts, as the Tigers left Cleveland still tied with the Tribe for first place.
Complete story >  
 Granderson's RBI Triple
Indians 5, Tigers 2
Fausto Carmona had a career-high 10 Ks and allowed one earned run in eight innings. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Series at a glance:
Carmona's gem evens Tribe
After falling behind, the Tribe took the lead for good with a two-run shot by Franklin Gutierrez. But the real story was Fausto Carmona, who struck out a career-high 10 batters and allowed only one earned run on four hits in eight innings as the Indians won to pull back into a tie for first place with the Tigers in the AL Central.
Complete story >  
 Gutierrez 2-run homer
 Carmona 10th Strikeout
 Sizemore Triple in the 6th
 Borowski, Carmona discuss win
 Wedge's postgame comments
DET
Detroit (66-54)
Lost 1
Cleveland 5, Detroit 2   CLE
Cleveland (66-54)
Won 1
August 15, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 5 1
Cleveland
0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 X   5 6 2
Standings thru 8/15/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Indians Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF3011110.294
Thames, LF4000022.257
Sheffield, DH4010001.284
Ordonez, RF3100112.357
Guillen, SS4000031.304
Casey, 1B4010011.291
Raburn, 2B4000011.333
Rabelo, C4011021.267
Inge, 3B3110012.240
Totals3325221211 

BATTING
3B: Granderson (19, Carmona).
TB: Granderson 3; Sheffield; Casey; Rabelo; Inge.
RBI: Rabelo (11), Granderson (56).
2-out RBI: Rabelo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge; Ordonez 2.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Raburn (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Thames (Martinez at 1st base).
DP: 4 (Thames-Guillen, Raburn-Guillen-Casey 2, Inge-Casey).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, LF3000011.291
  a-Michaels, PH-LF0100100.271
Blake, 3B4010000.264
Sizemore, CF3210112.278
Martinez, C2011201.301
Hafner, DH3111102.254
  1-Barfield, PR-DH0000000.243
Garko, 1B3000011.304
  b-Gomez, PH-1B1000003.309
Peralta, SS3000011.271
Gutierrez, RF2112000.283
Cabrera, 2B3010001.250
Totals275645412 

a-Walked for Lofton in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Garko in the 8th.
1-Ran for Hafner in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hafner (15, Jurrjens, J), Blake (28, Seay).
3B: Sizemore (3, Jurrjens, J).
HR: Gutierrez (8, 2nd inning off Jurrjens, J, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Blake 2; Sizemore 3; Martinez; Hafner 2; Gutierrez 4; Cabrera.
RBI: Gutierrez 2 (19), Martinez (84), Hafner (71).
2-out RBI: Gutierrez 2.
GIDP: Hafner; Cabrera; Gomez.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Garko (7, missed catch), Carmona (2, pickoff).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jurrjens, J (L, 0-1)7.05442315.14
Seay 0.11113103.18
Grilli 0.20000005.86
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona (W, 14-7)8.042121003.16
Borowski (S, 33)1.01000205.55

WP: Jurrjens, J.
IBB: Martinez (by Seay).
HBP: Gutierrez (by Jurrjens, J).
Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens, J 104-62, Seay 23-10, Grilli 3-2, Carmona 104-69, Borowski 25-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jurrjens, J 11-7, Seay 0-0, Grilli 2-0, Carmona 9-5, Borowski 1-0.
Batters faced: Jurrjens, J 27, Seay 5, Grilli 1, Carmona 31, Borowski 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 3-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:50.
Att: 39,250.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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