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Twins 11, Indians 4
Fausto Carmona's nine earned runs were a career high. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Fausto Carmona's return to the Indians was a rough one, as he weathered a six-run sixth inning before being chased in the third frame. Jhonny Peralta tripled and drove in two, while Andy Marte -- now playing every day with Saturday's trade of Casey Blake -- homered.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (56-47)
Won 1
Minnesota 11, Cleveland 4   CLE
Cleveland (45-57)
Lost 1
July 26, 2008
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Minnesota
6 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0   11 15 0
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0   4 8 0
Standings thru 7/26/08  |  Recap: MIN | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Indians stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF5110102.337
Casilla, 2B5210003.315
Mauer, C4111100.320
Morneau, 1B3220200.319
Kubel, RF4122011.263
Young, LF5232014.297
Lamb, DH5111005.228
Buscher, 3B5135011.333
Punto, SS5010022.288
Totals411115114518 

BATTING
2B: Morneau (24, Carmona), Lamb (10, Carmona).
HR: Buscher (3, 1st inning off Carmona, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Span; Casilla; Mauer; Morneau 3; Kubel 2; Young 3; Lamb 2; Buscher 6; Punto.
RBI: Kubel 2 (50), Young 2 (41), Buscher 5 (26), Lamb (28), Mauer (46).
2-out RBI: Buscher 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Casilla; Lamb 2; Young.
SF: Kubel.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Punto-Casilla-Morneau).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5010032.273
Dellucci, DH5110002.224
Choo, LF3110120.258
Peralta, SS4122001.272
Shoppach, C3011121.254
Garko, 1B4000014.236
Marte, 3B3111101.190
Gutierrez, RF4000012.219
Cabrera, 2B2000110.183
  a-Gonzalez, PH10100001.000
Totals3448441013 

a-Singled for Cabrera in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Choo (12, Baker).
3B: Peralta (2, Crain).
HR: Marte (3, 5th inning off Baker, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sizemore; Dellucci; Choo 2; Peralta 4; Shoppach; Marte 4; Gonzalez.
RBI: Marte (5), Peralta 2 (54), Shoppach (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garko; Gutierrez.
GIDP: Dellucci.
Team LOB: 7.

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Baker (W, 7-3)5.05333513.38
Bass 1.00001104.96
Breslow 1.00000102.19
Crain 1.02110203.51
Guerrier 1.01000103.33
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona (L, 4-3)2.17993114.33
Mastny 2.220012011.68
Lewis, J 2.15220104.89
Betancourt 0.20000105.77
Mujica 1.01000004.12

Baker pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Baker, Bass.
Pitches-strikes: Baker 97-60, Bass 22-11, Breslow 16-9, Crain 15-10, Guerrier 11-10, Carmona 69-41, Mastny 41-27, Lewis, J 42-31, Betancourt 10-6, Mujica 15-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Baker 6-4, Bass 1-1, Breslow 0-2, Crain 1-0, Guerrier 2-0, Carmona 3-3, Mastny 3-3, Lewis, J 2-4, Betancourt 0-1, Mujica 2-1.
Batters faced: Baker 22, Bass 4, Breslow 3, Crain 5, Guerrier 4, Carmona 17, Mastny 11, Lewis, J 12, Betancourt 2, Mujica 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bass 1-0, Mastny 1-0, Betancourt 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:21.
Att: 35,390.
July 26, 2008

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