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Indians 4, Rangers 3
Milton Bradley had two hits, driving in the Rangers' first run. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Gerald Laird doubled in one and Ramon Vazquez walked in another in the eighth as the Rangers scored two to tie it, but the Indians put up a run quickly off Eddie Guardado in the ninth before sending Texas to a 2-7 homestand. Vicente Padilla allowed three runs over five innings.
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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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