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L 2-7
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W 3-1
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TB 6 - 2 Cle
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Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2

CLEVELAND (AP) Charlie Morton struck out a season-high 10 and Ji-Man Choi and Tommy Pham hit two-run homers Saturday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians in a game delayed for nearly three hours because of an incorrect weather forecast.

Morton (5-0) extended his unbeaten streak to a career-best 18 starts dating back to last August 17 with Houston, allowing one run and three hits in six innings. The right-hander has an 8-0 record with a 3.10 ERA in that stretch.

Choi's two-out, opposite-field shot to left gave the Rays a 3-1 lead in the fifth, while Pham extended it to 6-1 with a blast to center in the seventh. Brandon Lowe added a solo home run in the sixth off Indians starter Carlos Carrasco (4-5).

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Leaders
AVG: C. Santana.282
HR: C. Santana8
RBI: C. Santana28
SB: J. Ramírez12
W: T. Bauer4
ERA: S. Bieber3.11
Saves: B. Hand13
K: T. Bauer80
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Minnesota 3516.686-
Cleveland 2624.5208.5
Chi White Sox 2328.45112
Detroit 1930.38815
Kansas City 1733.34017.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .222 (27)
Runs: 193 (25)
Hits: 357 (30)
Home Runs: 52 (25)
Stolen Bases: 34 (4)
OBP: .309 (22)
SLG: .361 (29)
Total Bases: 581 (29)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.68 (5)
Runs Allowed: 192 (4)
Saves: 14 (10)
Strikeouts: 469 (7)
OpBA: .233 (7)
OBP: .302 (6)
SLG: .406 (11)
Run Support: 3.96 (24)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/25 G. Allen Called Up from Minors
5/25 E. Haase Sent to Minors
5/25 A. Plutko Sent to Minors
5/25 J. Smith Purchased From Minors
5/23 N. Ramirez Outrighted to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/23 O. Mercado Right hip contusion (day-to-day)
5/11 T. Naquin Strained left calf (on 10-day DL)
5/2 C. Kluber Fractured right ulna (on 10-day DL)
4/8 M. Clevinger Strained right upper back (on 60-day DL)
3/25 J. Kipnis off 10-day DL
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