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Indians 11, Rays 10
Ryan Garko is congratulated after his two-run homer in the fourth inning. (Tony Dejak/AP)
The Indians fell behind by 10 runs early on due to Fausto Carmona's control issues, but the bats mounted a thrilling comeback, as Victor Martinez capped a seven-run ninth inning with a two-run single to give Cleveland the walk-off victory.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (23-24)
Lost 2
Cleveland 11, Tampa Bay 10   CLE
Cleveland (18-28)
Won 1
May 25, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0   10 10 2
Cleveland
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 7   11 12 0
Standings thru 5/25/09  |  Recap: TB | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Indians stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 6 0 1 1 0 3 4 .194
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .316
Longoria, 3B 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 .330
Pena, C, 1B 4 2 2 1 1 1 3 .244
Aybar, W, 2B 4 1 0 0 1 0 7 .263
Zobrist, RF 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 .286
Gross, DH 3 2 1 3 2 0 0 .274
Navarro, D, C 4 0 2 1 0 1 3 .221
Brignac, SS 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .222
Totals 36 10 10 10 9 7 22  

BATTING
2B: Zobrist (9, Rundles), Navarro, D (6, Sowers).
HR: Gross (3, 3rd inning off Lewis, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Gross 4; Upton, B; Crawford, C; Pena, C 2; Zobrist 3; Navarro, D 3; Brignac.
RBI: Gross 3 (14), Brignac 2 (2), Upton, B (9), Crawford, C (22), Pena, C (39), Zobrist (24), Navarro, D (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aybar, W 2; Upton, B 3.
Team RISP: 5-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (29, 2nd base off Hernandez, R/Martinez, V).

FIELDING
E: Longoria (4, fielding), Brignac (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Aybar, W-Brignac-Pena, C, Longoria-Aybar, W-Pena, C).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Carroll, 2B 3 1 0 0 3 1 2 .273
Sizemore, G, DH 4 1 2 1 2 0 2 .227
Martinez, V, C 6 0 1 2 0 1 6 .364
Peralta, SS 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .268
Choo, RF 5 2 1 0 0 1 6 .302
DeRosa, 3B 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 .260
Garko, 1B 5 2 3 5 0 0 1 .257
LaPorta, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .190
  a-Cabrera, A, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .316
Francisco, B, CF 3 1 2 1 2 0 1 .248
Totals 38 11 12 9 10 6 25  

a-Walked for LaPorta in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sizemore, G (9, Price), Francisco, B (8, Cormier).
HR: Garko 2 (4, 4th inning off Price, 1 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Balfour, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Garko 9; Peralta; DeRosa 2; Francisco, B 3; Martinez, V; Choo; Sizemore, G 3.
RBI: Garko 5 (20), Francisco, B (15), Sizemore, G (29), Martinez, V 2 (32).
2-out RBI: Francisco, B; Garko 3; Sizemore, G; Martinez, V 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Choo 3; Martinez, V; Carroll.
GIDP: Choo, LaPorta.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: (Peralta-Carroll).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Price 3.1 4 2 2 5 6 1 5.40
Cormier 2.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.12
Nelson, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.21
Thayer 1.1 5 4 2 1 0 0 6.23
Choate 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -
Balfour 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 1 5.75
Isringhausen (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 0.0 1 2 2 3 0 0 6.00
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, R 1.1 3 5 5 5 3 0 6.42
Lewis 1.2 3 5 5 2 2 1 5.47
Rundles 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Sowers (W, 1-2) 5.0 3 0 0 1 1 0 7.71

Choate pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.
Lewis pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

Game Scores: Price , Hernandez, R .
HBP: Navarro, D (by Rundles).
Pitches-strikes: Price 100-57, Cormier 40-24, Nelson, J 10-6, Thayer 38-22, Choate 5-3, Balfour 14-6, Isringhausen 23-9, Hernandez, R 61-30, Lewis 44-24, Rundles 31-17, Sowers 57-40.
Groundouts-flyouts: Price 2-0, Cormier 6-2, Nelson, J 1-1, Thayer 1-1, Choate 1-0, Balfour 0-0, Isringhausen 0-0, Hernandez, R 1-0, Lewis 2-0, Rundles 0-1, Sowers 6-4.
Batters faced: Price 19, Cormier 9, Nelson, J 3, Thayer 9, Choate 1, Balfour 3, Isringhausen 4, Hernandez, R 12, Lewis 10, Rundles 6, Sowers 18.
Inherited runners-scored: Cormier 2-0, Choate 2-1, Balfour 2-2, Isringhausen 1-1, Lewis 3-0, Rundles 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 24 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:51.
Att: 20,929.
Venue: Progressive Field.
May 25, 2009
May 25, 2009

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