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Young righty keeps rolling
Indians 2, Twins 0
Victor Martinez (left) helped Fausto Carmona by hitting a go-ahead homer in the seventh. (AP)
Fausto Carmona remained the hottest pitcher in the game, tossing his first career shutout to win his fifth straight start and beat reigning American League Cy Young winner Johan Santana for the second time this year.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 17, 2007
MIN
Minnesota (18-22)
Lost 3
Cleveland 2, Minnesota 0   CLE
Cleveland (24-14)
Won 3
May 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X   2 4 0
Standings thru 5/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Indians Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B4010001.313
Bartlett, SS3000001.250
  a-Rodriguez, PH1000000.204
Cuddyer, RF3010120.279
Morneau, 1B4010002.275
Hunter, CF4000023.313
Kubel, LF3000002.256
Redmond, C2000100.301
Jones, DH3000002.143
Punto, 3B3010000.235
Totals300402411 

a-Lined out for Bartlett in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Morneau (8, Carmona).
TB: Castillo; Cuddyer; Morneau 2; Punto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones; Kubel; Castillo.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Punto (4, 2nd base off Carmona/Martinez).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4000020.259
Blake, 3B4010010.264
Hafner, DH3010011.271
Martinez, C3111002.331
Garko, 1B3111011.312
Nixon, RF3000020.280
Michaels, LF2000100.274
Barfield, 2B3000021.215
Rouse, SS3000031.147
Totals282421126 

BATTING
HR: Martinez (5, 7th inning off Santana, 0 on, 0 out), Garko (5, 7th inning off Santana, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Blake; Hafner; Martinez 4; Garko 4.
RBI: Martinez (29), Garko (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rouse.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Carmona-Garko).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (L, 4-4)7.042211123.26
Rincon 1.00000102.81
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona (W, 5-1)9.04002402.55

WP: Santana.
Balk: Santana.
Pitches-strikes: Santana 103-67, Rincon 14-10, Carmona 121-76.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 5-5, Rincon 2-0, Carmona 17-6.
Batters faced: Santana 26, Rincon 3, Carmona 32.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 51 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:18.
Att: 28,609.

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