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Bullpen blows lead
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Rays 10, Indians 7
Franklin Gutierrez (right) rounds the bases after his leadoff homer. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
The day started well for the Indians, when Franklin Gutierrez homered in the game's first at-bat. The Tribe continued to add on, taking a three-run lead into the ninth inning. But Edward Mujica allowed the Rays to tie it and Masa Kobayashi surrendered a walk-off three-run homer.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (49-64)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 10, Cleveland 7   TB
Tampa Bay (68-45)
Won 2
August 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
1 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 1   7 13 2
Tampa Bay
3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6   10 12 1
Standings thru 8/6/08  |  Recap: CLE | TB  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Rays stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gutierrez, F, CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .220
Carroll, 3B-2B 4 2 1 0 1 1 1 .267
Francisco, B, LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .270
Peralta, Jh, SS 5 2 5 2 0 0 0 .281
Choo, RF 5 2 2 1 0 1 3 .242
Garko, DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
  a-Marte, A, PH-DH 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .179
Gonzalez, A, 1B-3B 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .250
Fasano, C-1B 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .310
Cabrera, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .198
  Shoppach, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .280
Totals 40 7 13 6 3 9 18  

a-Singled for Garko in the 3rd.

BATTING
2B: Fasano (3, Kazmir), Peralta, Jh 2 (33, Kazmir, Howell), Marte, A (6, Kazmir), Gutierrez, F (18, Miller, T).
HR: Gutierrez, F (5, 1st inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out), Peralta, Jh (19, 3rd inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Peralta, Jh 10; Marte, A 3; Choo 2; Carroll; Fasano 2; Gutierrez, F 6.
RBI: Gutierrez, F (22), Peralta, Jh 2 (64), Choo (27), Marte, A 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Peralta, Jh 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gutierrez, F 2; Gonzalez, A; Cabrera, A; Choo; Francisco, B.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Choo (4, 2nd base off Percival/Navarro, D).

FIELDING
E: Gutierrez, F (2, fielding), Gonzalez, A (2, missed catch).
DP: (Cabrera, A-Peralta, Jh-Gonzalez, A).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Iwamura, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .280
Zobrist, CF 4 3 1 0 1 0 1 .235
Pena, C, 1B 2 1 1 3 3 1 1 .239
Longoria, 3B 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .278
Navarro, D, C 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .303
Aybar, W, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .222
Bartlett, DH 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .263
Hinske, LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .249
Gross, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .229
Totals 35 10 12 10 4 6 10  

BATTING
2B: Bartlett 2 (13, Sowers, Mujica), Hinske (17, Mujica).
HR: Navarro, D (6, 1st inning off Sowers, 1 on, 2 out), Gross (8, 9th inning off Mujica, 1 on, 0 out), Pena, C (20, 9th inning off Kobayashi, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 5; Gross 4; Longoria 2; Pena, C 4; Zobrist; Navarro, D 4; Hinske 2; Iwamura 2.
RBI: Longoria 2 (71), Navarro, D 2 (40), Hinske (49), Gross 2 (27), Pena, C 3 (62).
2-out RBI: Longoria 2; Navarro, D 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iwamura; Navarro, D.
GIDP: Hinske.
Team RISP: 6-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Zobrist (2, 2nd base off Sowers/Fasano).
CS: Pena, C (1, 2nd base by Sowers/Fasano).

FIELDING
E: Longoria (8, throw).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sowers 6.0 6 4 3 3 2 1 5.70
Perez, R (H, 16) 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 2.86
Mujica (BS, 1) 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 1 6.35
Kobayashi (L, 4-5) 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 1 4.17
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kazmir 4.1 9 5 5 3 4 2 3.20
Howell 2.2 2 1 1 0 4 0 2.49
Miller, T 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.08
Percival (W, 2-0) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.79

Mujica pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.
Kobayashi pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

WP: Percival.
Pitches-strikes: Sowers 101-64, Perez, R 28-23, Mujica 9-7, Kobayashi 8-3, Kazmir 97-55, Howell 39-29, Miller, T 14-11, Percival 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sowers 9-4, Perez, R 0-1, Mujica 0-0, Kobayashi 0-0, Kazmir 6-1, Howell 3-1, Miller, T 3-0, Percival 1-1.
Batters faced: Sowers 26, Perez, R 7, Mujica 3, Kobayashi 3, Kazmir 25, Howell 10, Miller, T 6, Percival 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 2-0, Percival 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:22.
Att: 27,533.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
August 6, 2008
August 6, 2008

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