ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Ticker) --
each hit two-run homers to lead the
to an 8-3 rout of the
Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Ludwick, whose homer in the first inning knocked in Blake, also plated Cleveland's final run with an RBI single that capped a four-run seventh inning.
The Indians rocked
(3-10), who allowed eight runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings. The lefthander is 0-7 since his last win on May 13.
"I had pretty good stuff," Kennedy said. "I made just two bad pitches. Basically, it's how my season's been going. It's frustrating. I have confidence. It's just kind of a drag. It's been something different every time out."
(2-1) was much better for Cleveland, striking out seven in eight innings. The righthander allowed two runs and six hits, and did not issue a walk.
"I am really satisfied," Lee said. "We went and scored two runs in the first and then again in the third and got the early lead and I had a curveball that I didn't have the last game against them. Those were the two things that were key."
Six days agai against Tampa Bay, Lee gave up four runs and eight hits over six innings in a 5-3 loss.
"The kid from Cleveland threw the ball pretty well," Tampa Bay manager
said. "He's pitched two good games against us. He gets it and throws it. He's a good-looking young pitcher."
Blake also had a two-run shot for the Indians, his 16th of the season. The Indians snapped a three-game losing streak and sent the
to their third straight loss.
"He probably wanted that one back," Blake said. "The pitches were probably mistakes by him. He probably didn't put them where he watned to."
homered for the second straight game for Tampa Bay, but the solo shot came in the ninth inning when the game was already out of reach.
Huff's blast came off Indians reliever
, who had not given up a home run this season.