Fausto Carmona allowed two runs on four hits in his third start back in the rotation. (AP)
By Matt O'Donnell / MLB.com
One night after scoring plenty, the Indians put two hits together to lead off the first, but then the offense dried up vs. the Rangers' Tommy Hunter, who allowed just six hits -- three by Grady Sizemore. Fausto Carmona was solid -- allowing just a two-run double -- but took the loss.
Game Scores: Hunter, T 72, Hernandez, R 54. WP:
Hunter, T. HBP: Andrus (by Hernandez, R). Pitches-strikes: Hunter, T 98-66, Wilson, C 21-13, Hernandez,
R 101-57, Todd 18-11, Perez, R 5-4, Lewis 23-17. Groundouts-flyouts: Hunter, T 10-2, Wilson, C 0-1, Hernandez,
R 10-3, Todd 1-0, Perez, R 1-0, Lewis 1-1. Batters faced: Hunter, T 28, Wilson, C 4, Hernandez, R 26, Todd 5, Perez,
R 3, Lewis 6. Inherited runners-scored: Wilson, C 1-0, Perez, R 1-1, Lewis 2-2. Umpires: HP: Rob Drake.
1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Tony Randazzo. 3B: Mark Wegner. Weather: 70 degrees, clear. Wind: 5 mph, L to
R. T: 2:36. Att: 18,794. Venue: Progressive Field. August 12, 2009 August 12, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner