Texas 9, Cleveland 1

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 7:05 PM
Location - Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Temperature - 95°
Umpires - Home Plate - Wally Bell, First Base - Mike DiMuro, Second Base - Scott Barry, Third Base - Lazaro Diaz,
Attendance - 38710

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Texas 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 0 9 12 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 72-74 39-33 33-41 L2
Texas 85-64 48-29 37-35 W3

Recap


Josh Hamilton's grand slam highlighted Texas' eight-run fourth inning as the Rangers defeated the visiting Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Wednesday.
 
Texas, which leads Los Angeles by three games in the American League West, is 8-1 against Cleveland this season. The Indians fell to 72-74, the first time they've been two games below .500 since they were 0-2.
 
The game was scoreless before the Rangers sent 11 men to the plate in the fourth against David Huff (2-5) in their biggest inning of the season. Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer to put Texas ahead.
 
Texas had six hits in the inning. A two-out fielding error by third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall made five of the runs off Huff unearned.
 
Ian Kinsler hit a solo homer in the sixth for the Rangers, who have hit seven home runs in the first two games of the series.
 
Elvis Andrus had a fourth-inning single and has hit safely in all 22 career games against Cleveland. He is batting .388 (33-for-85) lifetime against the Indians.
 
Adrian Beltre extended his hitting streak to 18 games with a second-inning double.
 
Derek Holland (14-5) allowed one run in seven innings. Chisenhall hit a solo homer in the fifth.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Texas
David Huff Player Derek Holland
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 7.0
1 Strikeouts 6
8 Hits 6
6.75 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Cleveland   Texas
Trevor Crowe Player Mike Napoli
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 2
0 HR 1
2 TB 5
.333 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 6 1 10 .188 12 10 1 3 0 1
Texas 12 3 24 .324 13 4 9 2 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Texas will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Rangers have a W/L % of .541 after a win and .609 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Texas. The Indians have a W/L % of .486 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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