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Homer-happy Rangers
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Rangers 12, Indians 7
A.J. Murray left Tuesday's game with shoulder discomfort. (David Pellerin/AP)
Josh Hamilton and Milton Bradley hit back-to-back homers in the first inning and Jarrod Saltalamacchia and David Murphy added solo shots in the third and sixth inning. Bradley homered again in the eighth, giving the Rangers five long balls.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (26-32)
Lost 1
Texas 12, Cleveland 7   TEX
Texas (30-30)
Won 1
June 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 1   7 15 1
Texas
4 1 1 0 2 1 0 3 X   12 16 1
Standings thru 6/3/08  |  Recap: CLE | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Rangers stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5020000.257
Carroll, 2B-3B3210222.225
Francisco, LF5021012.314
Garko, DH5131004.244
Peralta, SS5111026.241
Blake, 1B4000014.231
Gutierrez, RF3120010.255
  a-Choo, PH-RF2123000.429
Shoppach, C3010013.214
  b-Martinez, PH-C1000110.287
Marte, 3B3110002.163
  c-Dellucci, PH1000003.227
  Cabrera, 2B1000010.193
Totals41715631026 

a-Doubled for Gutierrez in the 7th. b-Walked for Shoppach in the 7th. c-Flied out for Marte in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Gutierrez (9, Francisco), Shoppach (3, Rupe), Choo (1, Wright), Francisco (13, Guardado).
HR: Choo (1, 9th inning off Wilson, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore 2; Carroll; Francisco 3; Garko 3; Peralta; Gutierrez 3; Choo 6; Shoppach 2; Marte.
RBI: Francisco (16), Peralta (20), Choo 3 (3), Garko (21).
2-out RBI: Peralta; Choo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shoppach 2; Blake 2; Carroll; Marte; Dellucci 2; Peralta.
GIDP: Francisco; Peralta.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sizemore (14, 2nd base off Francisco/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Carroll (2, throw).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4221011.309
Young, SS5011013.294
Hamilton, CF4112111.329
Bradley, RF3222200.323
  Byrd, RF0000000.217
Murphy, DH4342000.292
Boggs, LF5011035.272
Catalanotto, 1B5110014.290
  Shelton, 1B0000000.235
Saltalamacchia, C3232200.279
Vazquez, 3B5110014.324
Totals381216115818 

BATTING
2B: Murphy (20, Mastny), Young (15, Mujica).
HR: Hamilton (17, 1st inning off Mastny, 1 on, 1 out), Bradley 2 (11, 1st inning off Mastny, 0 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Perez, 0 on, 1 out), Saltalamacchia (3, 3rd inning off Lewis, J, 0 on, 0 out), Murphy (7, 6th inning off Mujica, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Young 2; Hamilton 4; Bradley 8; Murphy 8; Boggs; Catalanotto; Saltalamacchia 6; Vazquez.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (67), Bradley 2 (36), Boggs (18), Murphy 2 (39), Saltalamacchia 2 (14), Kinsler (35), Young (27).
2-out RBI: Young; Saltalamacchia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vazquez 2; Catalanotto 2; Boggs; Hamilton; Young.
S: Murphy.
SF: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (16, 2nd base off Mastny/Shoppach).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (10, throw).
PB: Saltalamacchia (3).
DP: 2 (Murray-Kinsler-Catalanotto, Kinsler-Young-Catalanotto).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mastny (L, 0-1)1.165532221.00
Lewis, J 3.03221313.82
Mujica 2.23221114.91
Perez 0.22220113.58
Elarton 0.12100105.40
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Murray 2.16111303.52
Francisco (W, 1-1)1.21100303.43
Rupe 2.23221204.33
Wright 0.02111004.32
Guardado (H, 6)1.12110003.63
Wilson 1.01110214.32

Wright pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

WP: Mujica, Perez, Elarton.
IBB: Hamilton (by Mastny).
HBP: Blake (by Wright).
Pitches-strikes: Mastny 56-27, Lewis, J 53-33, Mujica 34-23, Perez 23-15, Elarton 10-7, Murray 58-30, Francisco 23-17, Rupe 54-33, Wright 19-7, Guardado 21-13, Wilson 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mastny 1-1, Lewis, J 4-2, Mujica 1-6, Perez 1-0, Elarton 0-0, Murray 2-2, Francisco 1-1, Rupe 2-4, Wright 0-0, Guardado 1-3, Wilson 0-1.
Batters faced: Mastny 13, Lewis, J 13, Mujica 12, Perez 4, Elarton 3, Murray 13, Francisco 7, Rupe 11, Wright 4, Guardado 6, Wilson 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Lewis, J 3-1, Mujica 1-1, Elarton 1-1, Francisco 3-0, Wright 2-2, Guardado 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 94 degrees, clear.
Wind: 19 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:48.
Att: 16,373.

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