Matt Harrison didn't make it through the fourth, giving up five earned runs. (Mike Stone/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Homers by Marlon Byrd and Brandon Boggs helped the Rangers make a game of it late after Kameron Loe's 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief, but they were never able to tie it after Matt Harrison's rough start. Byrd's eighth-inning shot put Texas within one before the Tribe added two in the ninth.
WP: Carmona. IBB: Peralta, Jh (by Guardado). Pitches-strikes: Carmona 109-69, Perez, R 31-20,
Lewis 20-14, Harrison 90-58, Loe 63-46, Guardado 34-19, Francisco, F 3-3. Groundouts-flyouts: Carmona 9-3, Perez,
R 0-1, Lewis 0-0, Harrison 1-4, Loe 5-3, Guardado 0-1, Francisco, F 0-0. Batters faced: Carmona 27, Perez, R 9,
Lewis 5, Harrison 20, Loe 15, Guardado 7, Francisco, F 1. Inherited runners-scored: Loe 1-0, Francisco, F 3-0. Umpires:
HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Bill Welke. Weather: 93 degrees, clear. Wind:
13 mph, In from RF. T: 3:25. Att: 20,535. August 22, 2008
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