June 28, 2016

Intermittent clouds

Carmona sharp in final exhibition outing

INDIANS (14-13-2) 6, DODGERS (13-19-1) 1 HITS: Fausto Carmona’s final exhibition start was a good one. The right-hander allowed just an unearned run on five hits over five innings to finish the spring with a 5-2 record and 3.72 ERA in seven starts. … Shin-Soo Choo and Austin Kearns had multihit games, with Choo’s two-run double highlighting a decisive eighth inning for the Indians. … Relievers Tony Sipp and Vinnie Pestano tossed scoreless innings to finish the game. MISSES: Travis Hafner and Matt LaPorta both went 0-for-5 with LaPorta striking out three times. STREAKING: The Indians have won seven of their last 10 exhibition games and 10 of their last 15. ATTENDANCE: 9,043 at the Ballpark at Camelback Ranch (Glendale, Ariz.)