Carl Pavano allowed two hits through four innings before faltering in the fifth. (AP)
By Anthony Castrovince / MLB.com
After looking solid for the first few frames, Carl Pavano put the Indians in a deep hole, allowing seven runs, including four homers, in 4 2/3 innings. The Tribe began to make it close, thanks in part to Luis Valbuena's three-run shot, but Jose Veras gave up three runs in relief.
BATTING 2B: Lind (30, Pavano), Overbay (21, Pavano). HR: Wells, V (10, 2nd
inning off Pavano, 0 on, 2 out), Hill, A (21, 4th inning off Pavano, 0 on, 0 out), Rios, A (11, 5th inning off Pavano, 0 on,
0 out), Scutaro 2 (8, 5th inning off Pavano, 0 on, 2 out; 6th inning off Veras, 2 on, 1 out). TB:
Lind 2; Scutaro 8; Wells, V 4; Rios, A 4; Rolen; Hill, A 4; Overbay 2. RBI: Wells, V (39), Hill, A
(61), Rios, A (49), Scutaro 4 (43), Lind (62), Rolen (37), Overbay (42). 2-out RBI: Wells, V; Scutaro;
Lind; Rolen; Overbay. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V; Lind. SAC:
Chavez, R. Team RISP: 2-for-5. Team LOB: 5.