Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, May 16, 2009 4:10 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Andy Fletcher, First Base - Ted Barrett, Second Base - Tim McClelland, Third Base - Greg Gibson,
Attendance - 34235

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 6 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 4 8 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 14-24 7-11 7-13 L2
Tampa Bay 18-20 8-8 10-12 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 8-8 record at home this season. The Cleveland Indians have a 7-13 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Rays have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Indians have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Matt Garza pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.50. Joe Nelson closed out the game to get the save and has 2 save s for the season. Carl Pavano took the loss for Cleveland.
  • B.J. Upton had the only homerun for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Tampa Bay
Carl Pavano Player Matt Garza
Loss W/L Win
5.0 IP 6.0
6 Strikeouts 3
6 Hits 5
5.40 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Cleveland   Tampa Bay
Victor Martinez Player Carl Crawford
3 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 6 0 7 .188 15 8 2 4 1 0
Tampa Bay 8 1 14 .267 18 9 4 4 3 0

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Rays have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Indians have a W/L % of .133 after a win and .522 after a loss.
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