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Shields up: Shields, who used to dominate at the Trop, hasn't won at home since April 28, a span of six starts. He is winless against Cleveland in five tries, going 0-3, 3.73.

Fausto time: Carmona, named to the All-Star team despite a 7-7 record, has won three of his past five starts. He is 2-1, 6.29 in six starts against the Rays.

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Key matchups

INDIANS VS. SHIELDS

Travis Hafner...........................2-for-9

Andy Marte..............................0-for-4

Jhonny Peralta.........................6-for-13, 3 HR

RAYS VS. CARMONA

Jason Bartlett..........................0-for-15

Carl Crawford.........................3-for-9

Evan Longoria.........................2-for-8

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Prediction of the day

According to SI.com's Joe Sheehan, the Rays are going to win the World Series. Over the Rockies, 4-3. In the best Series since 2001. Details? "The Rays get a huge boost from Adam Dunn, a trade-deadline acquisition who bolsters their lineup down the stretch and who hits four homers in the Series. MVP honors, however, go to Matt Garza, who wins Games 1 and 5 and throws two shutout innings of relief in Game 7, keeping the (game) tied at four."

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Price check of the day

David Price heads into the All-Star break among rare company, one of six pitchers younger than 25 to get there with 12 wins, a sub-2.50 ERA and 100 strikeouts:

Player, team..............................................W-L...........ERA............K

David Price, 2010 Rays............................12-4..........2.42...........100

Roger Clemens, 1986 Red Sox.................15-2..........2.48...........146

Dwight Gooden, 1985 Mets......................13-3..........1.68...........153

Vida Blue, 1971 A's..................................17-3..........1.42...........188

Steve Carlton, 1969 Cardinals..................12-5..........1.65...........126

Denny McLain, 1968 Tigers.......................16-2..........2.09...........142

Source: Rays

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