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MLB: Cleveland 5, Tampa Bay 2

Aug. 4, 2008 at 11:57 PM   |   Comments

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- David Dellucci hit a two-run homer and Cliff Lee became the first AL pitcher to reach 15 wins Monday when the Cleveland Indians posted a 5-2 win over Tampa Bay.

Kelly Shoppach also drove two runs for the Indians and Asdrubal Cabrera added a solo homer.

Lee (15-2) worked seven innings, allowing two runs on eight hits, winning for the fourth time in his last five starts.

Akinori Iwamura was 3-for-4 and drove in both runs for the Rays.

Losing pitcher Matt Garza (9-7) was charged with seven hits and four runs over five innings.

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