No Tribe pitcher, at least since 1969, has started with a longer streak than Scott Lewis. (AP)
By Anthony Castrovince / MLB.com
Scott Lewis continued to dazzle, allowing three hits over six innings to run his scoreless-innings streak to start his big league career to 14, and Kelly Shoppach and Shin-Soo Choo homered to give the Indians the series opener. Jensen Lewis allowed a run but earned the save.
WP: Lewis, S. Pitches-strikes:
Slowey 98-66, Korecky 3-2, Breslow 4-2, Guerrier 8-2, Reyes, De 7-3, Lewis, S 98-63, Betancourt, R 13-11, Perez, R 19-12,
Lewis 19-14. Groundouts-flyouts: Slowey 5-1, Korecky 1-0, Breslow 1-0, Guerrier 0-0, Reyes, De 2-0,
Lewis, S 6-2, Betancourt, R 1-0, Perez, R 2-0, Lewis 2-0. Batters faced: Slowey 25, Korecky 2, Breslow
1, Guerrier 3, Reyes, De 2, Lewis, S 22, Betancourt, R 3, Perez, R 3, Lewis 4. Inherited runners-scored:
Breslow 1-0, Reyes, De 3-0. Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 9 mph, L to R. T: 2:48. Att: 19,607. Venue:
Progressive Field. September 15, 2008 September 15, 2008
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner