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A clutch victory
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Rangers 4, Indians 1
Scott Feldman never retired the Tribe in order but got big outs when needed. (Mark Duncan/AP)
Scott Feldman earned his eighth road victory of the season as the Rangers claimed their series against the Tribe. Josh Hamilton continued to heat up, hitting a clutch two-out, two-run double among four hits, and Elvis Andrus hit a solo homer to back a solid Feldman.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (64-49)
Won 2
Texas 4, Cleveland 1   CLE
Cleveland (49-65)
Lost 2
August 13, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0   4 12 0
Cleveland
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 0
Standings thru 8/13/09  |  Recap: TEX | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Indians stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
German, E, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Young, M, 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .318
Byrd, CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .283
Jones, An, DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .222
Hamilton, RF 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 .260
Blalock, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .249
Murphy, Dv, LF 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .272
Teagarden, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .197
Andrus, SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .263
Totals 37 4 12 4 1 1 15  

BATTING
2B: Jones, An (16, Sowers), Hamilton 2 (13, Sowers, Sowers).
HR: Andrus (5, 4th inning off Sowers, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Andrus 4; Hamilton 6; Young, M 2; Jones, An 2; Blalock 2; Byrd 2.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (37), Andrus (21), Murphy, Dv (33).
2-out RBI: Hamilton 2; Andrus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 3; Andrus 2; Jones, An.
SF: Murphy, Dv.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Byrd (6, 2nd base off Smith, J/Shoppach).
CS: Byrd (2, 2nd base by Perez, C/Shoppach).

FIELDING
DP: (Andrus-German, E-Blalock).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .241
Carroll, 3B 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .301
Cabrera, A, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .310
Choo, RF 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 .293
Peralta, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .268
Valbuena, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 .241
Shoppach, C 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .221
Crowe, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .208
Gimenez, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .181
Totals 31 1 8 1 2 12 17  

BATTING
2B: Valbuena (18, Francisco, F).
TB: Valbuena 3; Cabrera, A; Carroll 2; Shoppach; Sizemore, G 2.
RBI: Choo (62).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta 2; Gimenez.
SAC: Cabrera, A.
SF: Choo.
GIDP: Gimenez.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sizemore, G (8, 2nd base by Feldman/Teagarden).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman (W, 12-4) 6.0 7 1 1 2 6 0 3.90
Feliz (H, 3) 2.0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1.35
Francisco, F (S, 16) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.01
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sowers (L, 4-8) 5.1 8 4 4 1 0 1 4.88
Smith, J 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.25
Perez, R 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 9.00
Perez, C 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.06

Game Scores: Feldman , Sowers .
WP: Smith, J.
HBP: Shoppach (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Feldman 108-66, Feliz 28-19, Francisco, F 21-14, Sowers 101-61, Smith, J 25-15, Perez, R 15-11, Perez, C 15-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Feldman 4-5, Feliz 1-0, Francisco, F 0-1, Sowers 3-10, Smith, J 2-2, Perez, R 2-0, Perez, C 0-1.
Batters faced: Feldman 26, Feliz 6, Francisco, F 4, Sowers 25, Smith, J 6, Perez, R 5, Perez, C 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 3:03.
Att: 20,090.
Venue: Progressive Field.
August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009

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