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Pavano's streak ends
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Rays 4, Indians 2
Carl Pavano struck out the first four batters he faced on Saturday. (Reinhold Matay/AP)
Carl Pavano took a shutout into the fourth and struck out six over five-plus innings, but three runs allowed were enough to put an end to his three-game winning streak. Jhonny Peralta put the Tribe on the board in the sixth, but he was stranded on third with the tying run in the two-run frame.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (14-24)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 2   TB
Tampa Bay (18-20)
Won 2
May 16, 2009
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Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 6 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 5/16/09  |  Recap: CLE | TB  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Rays stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .220
Cabrera, A, SS 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 .315
Martinez, V, 1B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .409
Choo, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .295
Peralta, Jh, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .265
LaPorta, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .194
Dellucci, DH 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .235
  1-Francisco, B, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Shoppach, C 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .210
Valbuena, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .105
Totals 32 2 6 2 4 8 15  

1-Ran for Dellucci in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Peralta, Jh (8, Garza, M).
TB: Peralta, Jh 3; Martinez, V 3; Choo.
RBI: Peralta, Jh (16), Dellucci (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, A; Shoppach 3; Valbuena.
SF: Dellucci.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Francisco, B (7, 2nd base off Balfour/Navarro, D).

FIELDING
PB: Shoppach (1).
DP: 2 (Valbuena-Martinez, V, Valbuena-Cabrera, A-Martinez, V).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 1 0 3 1 .192
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .338
Longoria, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .343
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 3 3 .250
Aybar, W, DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .259
Gross, RF 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .258
  a-Zobrist, PH-RF 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .291
Iwamura, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .281
Bartlett, SS 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .359
Navarro, D, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .179
Totals 30 4 8 4 4 9 18  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Gross in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Zobrist (7, Laffey).
3B: Crawford, C (3, Pavano).
HR: Upton, B (2, 4th inning off Pavano, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett; Longoria; Upton, B 4; Crawford, C 4; Zobrist 2; Iwamura 2.
RBI: Upton, B (6), Bartlett 2 (16), Zobrist (19).
2-out RBI: Zobrist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crawford, C; Iwamura 3.
GIDP: Bartlett, Aybar, W.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gross (2, 3rd base off Pavano/Shoppach), Iwamura (8, 2nd base off Pavano/Shoppach), Bartlett (10, 2nd base off Pavano/Shoppach).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pavano (L, 3-4) 5.0 6 3 3 2 6 1 6.33
Laffey 3.0 2 1 1 2 3 0 3.41
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garza, M (W, 4-2) 6.0 5 2 2 4 3 0 3.50
Shouse (H, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.29
Balfour (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.94
Nelson, J (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.94

Pavano pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

HBP: Dellucci (by Balfour).
Pitches-strikes: Pavano 92-59, Laffey 52-30, Garza, M 120-71, Shouse 19-12, Balfour 17-10, Nelson, J 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pavano 5-0, Laffey 4-1, Garza, M 8-4, Shouse 1-0, Balfour 0-1, Nelson, J 0-2.
Batters faced: Pavano 21, Laffey 13, Garza, M 27, Shouse 4, Balfour 4, Nelson, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Laffey 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:27.
Att: 34,235.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
May 16, 2009
May 16, 2009

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