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: 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
BASERUNNING SB: Cruz, N (1, 2nd base off Hernandez, R/Martinez, V).
Young, M (1, throw), Andrus (1, throw), Wilson, C (1, throw).