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Not the same Fausto
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Rays 8, Indians 4
Jhonny Peralta hit a two-run shot in the third inning. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
Starter Fausto Carmona had another rough outing, allowing four runs in four innings to take the loss on Tuesday night. Jhonny Peralta went 2-for-4, including his 18th home run of the season in the third inning, for the Tribe it dropped its first game to the Rays in six tries this season.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (49-63)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 8, Cleveland 4   TB
Tampa Bay (67-45)
Won 1
August 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 12 1
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 X   8 10 0
Standings thru 8/5/08  |  Recap: CLE | TB  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Rays stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4011102.273
Dellucci, DH3120010.243
  a-Francisco, PH-DH2010003.274
Shoppach, C3110203.281
Peralta, SS4122114.272
Choo, LF5011023.237
Garko, 1B5010004.239
Gutierrez, RF5020013.216
Marte, 3B4110113.169
Cabrera, 2B3000113.201
Totals3841246728 

a-Flied out for Dellucci in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Gutierrez 2 (17, Jackson, Reyes), Marte (5, Wheeler).
HR: Peralta (18, 3rd inning off Jackson, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore; Dellucci 2; Francisco; Shoppach; Peralta 5; Choo; Garko; Gutierrez 4; Marte 2.
RBI: Choo (26), Peralta 2 (62), Sizemore (65).
2-out RBI: Choo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garko; Sizemore 2; Francisco 2; Gutierrez; Peralta; Marte.
GIDP: Shoppach.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
E: Shoppach (4, throw).
DP: (Garko-Peralta).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5110014.279
Upton, CF4000120.266
Pena, 1B2221200.237
Longoria, 3B4212123.275
Hinske, LF4000024.249
Floyd, DH3111002.253
Navarro, C3223101.304
Gross, RF4021002.228
Zobrist, SS3010101.234
Totals3281086717 

BATTING
2B: Pena 2 (14, Lewis, J, Mujica).
3B: Iwamura (4, Carmona), Gross (2, Carmona).
HR: Longoria (22, 7th inning off Betancourt, 1 on, 1 out), Floyd (8, 7th inning off Betancourt, 0 on, 2 out), Navarro (5, 7th inning off Rincon, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 3; Pena 4; Longoria 4; Floyd 4; Navarro 5; Gross 4; Zobrist.
RBI: Pena (59), Navarro 3 (38), Gross (25), Longoria 2 (69), Floyd (21).
2-out RBI: Navarro 3; Gross; Floyd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske 2; Iwamura 2; Longoria.
SF: Pena.
GIDP: Gross.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (34, 2nd base off Carmona/Shoppach).

FIELDING
DP: (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona (L, 5-4)4.03445404.46
Lewis, J 2.02000004.26
Betancourt 0.22331126.27
Rincon 0.12110016.63
Mujica 1.01000205.16
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (W, 8-7)5.27334414.22
Howell 0.00001002.45
Balfour (H, 4)1.01001101.39
Wheeler (H, 25)1.13110102.20
Reyes 1.01000104.37

Howell pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

HBP: Floyd (by Lewis, J).
Pitches-strikes: Carmona 83-41, Lewis, J 30-19, Betancourt 28-16, Rincon 11-6, Mujica 19-12, Jackson 99-53, Howell 5-1, Balfour 33-21, Wheeler 31-22, Reyes 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Carmona 6-2, Lewis, J 1-5, Betancourt 0-1, Rincon 1-0, Mujica 1-0, Jackson 6-7, Howell 0-0, Balfour 0-2, Wheeler 0-3, Reyes 0-2.
Batters faced: Carmona 19, Lewis, J 9, Betancourt 5, Rincon 3, Mujica 4, Jackson 27, Howell 1, Balfour 5, Wheeler 7, Reyes 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 2-0, Balfour 3-0, Wheeler 2-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:48.
Att: 20,063.
August 5, 2008

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