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Another series win
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Rangers 2, Indians 1
Doug Mathis will lose his rotation spot when Kevin Millwood returns. (David Richard/AP)
Rookie Doug Mathis rebounded from his first Major League start to allow just one run over six innings, David Murphy made a big catch in the seventh to keep the game tied, and the Rangers capped it off by scoring on an error in the 10th to win the seventh of their last eight series.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (26-26)
Won 1
Texas 2, Cleveland 1   CLE
Cleveland (23-27)
Lost 1
May 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2 7 1
Cleveland
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 9 1
Standings thru 5/25/08  |  Recap: TEX | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Indians stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5111002.292
Young, SS4010000.281
Hamilton, CF2000111.333
  Boggs, LF1000000.253
Bradley, DH4020001.333
Murphy, LF-RF4000013.291
Shelton, 1B4010010.241
Byrd, RF-CF3000101.207
Saltalamacchia, C3100122.216
Duran, 3B2010011.193
  a-Vazquez, PH-3B2010010.356
Totals342713711 

a-Struck out for Duran in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bradley (16, Sabathia).
HR: Kinsler (6, 6th inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 4; Young; Bradley 3; Shelton; Duran; Vazquez.
RBI: Kinsler (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Duran; Kinsler.
GIDP: Murphy.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Saltalamacchia (3, throw).
DP: 3 (Kinsler-Young-Shelton 3).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4020111.262
Francisco, RF5110006.353
Hafner, DH3010213.217
Martinez, C5011003.297
Aubrey, 1B3010102.250
  1-Carroll, PR-3B0000000.203
  a-Garko, PH0000100.236
  2-Gutierrez, PR0000000.235
Peralta, SS5010025.219
Dellucci, LF3000113.217
Blake, 3B-1B4010000.214
Cabrera, 2B3010000.179
Totals351916523 

a-Walked for Carroll in the 10th.
1-Ran for Aubrey in the 8th. 2-Ran for Garko in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Francisco (11, Mathis), Sizemore (10, Mathis).
TB: Sizemore 3; Francisco 2; Hafner; Martinez; Aubrey; Peralta; Blake; Cabrera.
RBI: Martinez (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta; Hafner 2; Dellucci; Francisco 2; Martinez.
S: Cabrera.
GIDP: Martinez; Dellucci 2.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sizemore (11, 2nd base off Francisco/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Francisco (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Francisco (Duran at 1st base).
DP: 3 (Francisco-Aubrey, Cabrera-Peralta, Cabrera-Peralta-Blake).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mathis 6.07113105.56
Francisco 1.01001003.06
Wright (W, 3-1)2.01001203.23
Wilson (S, 10)1.00001204.57
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia 7.05112514.74
Betancourt 1.00000106.27
Kobayashi (L, 2-2)2.02101103.09

WP: Mathis, Wright.
IBB: Sizemore (by Mathis).
Pitches-strikes: Mathis 108-69, Francisco 18-8, Wright 26-15, Wilson 13-7, Sabathia 98-69, Betancourt 13-9, Kobayashi 33-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mathis 11-6, Francisco 1-2, Wright 2-2, Wilson 1-0, Sabathia 8-6, Betancourt 1-1, Kobayashi 4-1.
Batters faced: Mathis 26, Francisco 5, Wright 7, Wilson 4, Sabathia 26, Betancourt 3, Kobayashi 8.
EjectionsTexas Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton ejected by HP umpire Bill Hohn. (6th).
Umpires: HP: Bill Hohn. 1B: Damien Beal. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 63 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:11.
Att: 35,464.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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