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TODAY'S WRAPS: July 25, 2007
Fausto flips Tribe's fortunes
Beckett brilliant in defeat
One night after Daisuke Matsuzaka got the better of a duel with C.C. Sabathia, Josh Beckett was barely bested by Cleveland's Fausto Carmona. Beckett allowed just one run, on Franklin Gutierrez's solo homer in the third, but Boston's win streak came to an end after the bats were silenced in David Ortiz's return to the lineup.
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Indians 1, Red Sox 0
Franklin Gutierrez's solo homer in the third would represent the game's only run. (Mark Duncan/AP)
Series at a glance:
Carmona shuts down Sox
On Tuesday the Tribe lost, 1-0, after C.C. Sabathia dueled with Daisuke Matsuzaka. On Wednesday, Fausto Carmona threw eight shutout innings and outdueled Boston ace Josh Beckett. Runs were hard to come by, but all Cleveland needed was one, scored on Franklin Gutierrez's homer.
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 Barfield throws Crisp out at the plate
 Gutierrez's homer
 Wedge on Carmona's outing
 Carmona on his superb start
Boston (61-40)
Lost 1
Cleveland 1, Boston 0   CLE
Cleveland (59-42)
Won 1
July 25, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   1 4 0
Standings thru 7/25/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Indians Stats
Crisp, CF4010010.281
Pedroia, 2B3000011.318
Ortiz, DH4010021.320
Ramirez, LF2000111.298
Youkilis, 3B3000011.312
Drew, RF3000000.247
Varitek, C2010100.265
Hinske, 1B3000012.205
Cora, SS3010010.268
  1-Lugo, PR-SS0000000.226

1-Ran for Cora in the 8th.

TB: Crisp; Ortiz; Varitek; Cora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team LOB: 3.

CS: Varitek (1, 2nd base by Carmona/Martinez), Lugo (3, 2nd base by Carmona/Martinez).

E: Youkilis (3, fielding).
DP: 2 (Varitek-Pedroia, Pedroia-Cora-Hinske).

Sizemore, CF3010010.275
Blake, 3B3000021.270
Martinez, C3000010.318
Hafner, DH3000000.255
Garko, 1B3000001.318
Peralta, SS3010000.279
Nixon, RF3010011.243
  1-Michaels, PR-LF0000000.277
Gutierrez, LF-RF3111011.303
Barfield, 2B3000011.252

1-Ran for Nixon in the 8th.

HR: Gutierrez (6, 3rd inning off Beckett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sizemore; Peralta; Nixon; Gutierrez 4.
RBI: Gutierrez (15).
GIDP: Garko.
Team LOB: 2.

CS: Sizemore (5, 2nd base by Beckett/Varitek).

PB: Martinez (3).
DP: (Peralta-Barfield-Garko).

Beckett (L, 13-4)8.04110713.27
Carmona (W, 13-4)8.04002603.31
Borowski (S, 29)1.00000204.99

HBP: Pedroia (by Carmona).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 114-80, Carmona 113-71, Borowski 20-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 9-7, Carmona 11-4, Borowski 0-1.
Batters faced: Beckett 27, Carmona 27, Borowski 3.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 69 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 29,614.

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