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Seventh straight win
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Indians 4, Rangers 3
Anthony Reyes took a no-decision but lowered his Tribe ERA to 2.22. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Anthony Reyes cruised through seven innings against the Rangers, leaving after giving up just one run. Texas countered off Juan Rincon and Rafael Betancourt with two runs in the eighth to tie it, but Franklin Gutierrez singled in Andy Gonzalez in the ninth to extend the season-high streak.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (62-67)
Won 7
Cleveland 4, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (63-68)
Lost 3
August 24, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1   4 8 1
Texas
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0   3 7 0
Standings thru 8/24/08  |  Recap: CLE | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Rangers stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, DH 4 0 0 0 1 3 2 .270
Carroll, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .268
Dellucci, LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .248
  Francisco, B, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
Peralta, Jh, SS 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .276
Choo, RF 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .259
Garko, 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .257
  1-Gonzalez, A, PR-1B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208
Shoppach, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .260
Gutierrez, F, CF 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .234
Marte, A, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .190
Totals 32 4 8 4 1 13 10  

1-Ran for Garko in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Gutierrez, F (21, Padilla).
3B: Choo (2, Padilla).
TB: Peralta, Jh 2; Marte, A; Dellucci; Choo 3; Garko; Gutierrez, F 3.
RBI: Choo (36), Garko (68), Dellucci (44), Gutierrez, F (33).
SAC: Shoppach.
SF: Garko.
GIDP: Peralta, Jh.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Marte, A (4, fielding).
DP: (Garko).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Catalanotto, LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 .272
Young, M, SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .287
Hamilton, CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .300
Bradley, DH 4 0 2 1 0 1 2 .320
  1-Ellison, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231
  b-Boggs, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
Blalock, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .265
Byrd, RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .295
Laird, C 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .283
Davis, C, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .269
Arias, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .375
  a-Vazquez, R, PH-2B 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .304
Totals 34 3 7 3 6 5 23  

a-Walked for Arias in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Ellison in the 9th.
1-Ran for Bradley in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Laird (18, Rincon).
TB: Davis, C; Bradley 2; Arias; Blalock; Young, M; Laird 2.
RBI: Bradley (65), Laird (36), Vazquez, R (40).
2-out RBI: Bradley; Laird; Vazquez, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Catalanotto 3; Davis, C.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Arias (2, 2nd base off Reyes, A/Shoppach).

FIELDING
DP: (Young, M-Arias-Blalock).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Reyes, A 7.0 4 1 1 4 4 0 3.23
Rincon (H, 2) 0.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 6.43
Betancourt, R (BS, 3)(W, 3-4) 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.34
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla 5.0 5 3 3 1 8 0 4.98
Benoit 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.23
Madrigal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
Wright, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.23
Guardado (L, 3-3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3.65

WP: Rincon.
HBP: Carroll (by Padilla), Dellucci (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Reyes, A 107-61, Rincon 20-14, Betancourt, R 23-16, Padilla 97-68, Benoit 14-10, Madrigal 11-8, Wright, J 17-11, Guardado 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Reyes, A 7-6, Rincon 1-0, Betancourt, R 3-1, Padilla 3-2, Benoit 1-0, Madrigal 1-1, Wright, J 1-0, Guardado 1-0.
Batters faced: Reyes, A 29, Rincon 6, Betancourt, R 5, Padilla 22, Benoit 3, Madrigal 3, Wright, J 4, Guardado 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Betancourt, R 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Mike Estabrook. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 92 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:14.
Att: 14,956.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
August 24, 2008
August 24, 2008

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