Fausto Carmona allowed seven hits, walked two and struck out four. (Matt Slocum/AP)
By Anthony Castrovince / MLB.com
The Indians have been worried about the back end of their rotation, but the front end provided worry for the second straight game as Fausto Carmona allowed four earned runs in the second. The Indians couldn't counter with the big inning, though Ben Francisco homered in the sixth.
BATTING 2B: Sizemore, G (1, Jennings), Garko (1, Wilson, C). HR: Francisco, B (1, 6th inning off Padilla, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Garko 2; Peralta; Hafner; Francisco, B 4; Martinez, V 2; Sizemore, G 2. RBI: Garko 2 (2), Francisco, B 2 (2). 2-out RBI: Francisco, B 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta; Cabrera, A 2; Hafner; DeRosa; Choo. Team RISP:
1-for-16. Team LOB: 10.
BATTING 2B: Saltalamacchia (1, Hernandez, R), Kinsler (3, Hernandez, R), Young, M (1, Hernandez, R). 3B: Hamilton (1, Hernandez, R). HR: Cruz, N 2 (2, 2nd inning off Hernandez, R, 0 on, 0 out; 7th inning off Perez, R, 0 on, 2 out), Andrus (1, 6th inning
off Betancourt, R, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Davis, C; Kinsler 2; Andrus 5; Hamilton 3; Saltalamacchia 2; Cruz, N 8; Young, M 2. RBI: Cruz, N 3 (3), Andrus 2 (2), Kinsler (3), Young, M (2), Hamilton (1). 2-out RBI: Cruz, N. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton; Davis, C. GIDP: Teagarden. Team RISP: 3-for-8. Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING SB: Cruz, N (1, 2nd base off Hernandez, R/Martinez, V).
FIELDING E: Young, M (1, throw), Andrus (1, throw), Wilson, C (1, throw).