Fausto Carmona allowed a run in 6 2/3 innings, Ryan Garko and Travis Hafner hit two-run homers, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 11-1. Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander remained winless in four starts, falling to 0-3. He allowed five runs and seven hits in five innings, with four walks and one strikeout.
The loss snapped the Tigers' season-high three-game winning streak. Carmona (2-1), who walked eight in 3 1-3 innings in his last start against Oakland, gave up seven hits, struck out two and walked one. Jason Michaels drove in three runs while Garko, Hafner, and Jamey Carroll had two RBIs apiece for the Indians, who had lost six of seven.