Matt Garza allowed three home runs to the Indians in six innings on the hill. (Mark Duncan/AP)
By Steve Herrick / Special to MLB.com
Matt Garza surrendered three home runs to the Indians through six innings on a wet evening, proving to be the difference in the ballgame. The Rays struggled to get going offensively and managed only six hits -- one a Carlos Pena home run.
Game Scores: Garza, M , Pavano . HBP: Garko (by Garza, M). Pitches-strikes: Garza, M 106-67, Choate 30-21, Pavano 92-59, Betancourt, R 21-13, Wood, K 14-9. Groundouts-flyouts: Garza, M 5-4, Choate 4-0, Pavano 10-2, Betancourt, R 0-2, Wood, K 1-1. Batters faced: Garza, M 25, Choate 7, Pavano 26, Betancourt, R 5, Wood, K 4. Umpires: HP: Bill Welke.
1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Angel Hernandez. Weather: 69 degrees, overcast. Wind: 12 mph,
Out to CF. T: 2:40 (:32 delay). Att: 18,754. Venue: Progressive Field. May 26, 2009 May 26, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner