Shin-Soo Choo belted a home run in the bottom of the fifth against the Rays. (Mark Duncan/AP)
By Anthony Castrovince / MLB.com
A rain delay of almost two hours couldn't cool down the Indians as they flooded the scoreboard with 12 runs and 14 hits en route to their third victory in a row and a series win over the Rays. Ben Francisco had a monster game as he had four RBIs and fell a triple short of the cycle.
BATTING 2B: Sizemore, G (10, Sonnanstine), Martinez, V (15, Nelson, J), Francisco, B (9, Isringhausen). HR: Francisco, B (5, 2nd inning off Sonnanstine, 2 on, 1 out), Choo (6, 5th inning off Nelson, J, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Garko 2; Peralta; Cabrera, A 2; Carroll 2; DeRosa; Francisco, B 7; Martinez, V 2; Choo 4; Sizemore, G 2. RBI: Garko (22), Francisco, B 4 (19), Sizemore, G (30), Carroll (1), Cabrera, A (27), Martinez, V 2 (34), Choo 2 (28). 2-out RBI: Sizemore, G; Francisco, B; Carroll; Cabrera, A. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez, V; Sizemore, G 2; Francisco, B 2; Cabrera, A; Peralta. Team
RISP: 8-for-17. Team LOB: 8.