Found August 31, 2012 on
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Adrian Beltre had four hits and scored twice to help the Texas Rangers beat Cleveland 5-3 Friday night, handing the reeling Indians their sixth straight loss.
Beltre had three of his hits off Ubaldo Jimenez (9-14) as the Rangers rolled to their 10th win in 13 games.
The Indians' 15th loss in 16 games made them 5-24 in August, tying the team record for losses in one month, set in July 1914. Cleveland is 5-28 since July 27.
Ryan Dempster (4-1) gave up two hits and one unearned run in six innings. Joe Nathan got the final two outs for his 28th save in 29 chances and 26th in a row.
Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz was ejected for slamming his bat on the plate in the seventh after his third strikeout.
Beltre had two doubles and two singles in five times up. His only out came on a diving catch by left fielder Jason Donald in the ninth. The third baseman has hit .472 (17 for 36) with 14 RBIs in his last nine games. In his last 68 games, Beltre has batted .334 with 15 homers and 4...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Texas Rangers will give 19-year-old infielder Jurickson Profar, considered their top prospect, a chance to prove he belongs on the playoff roster. The club announced after Friday's 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians that it intended to purchase the contract of Profar from Class AA Frisco. He hit .281 (135-for-480) with 14 home runs, 26 doubles, seven triples, 62 RBI, 76...
Texas Rangers designated hitter Elvis Andrus hit an infield single with a slow roller that refused to go foul during Saturday night's game at Progressive Park against the Cleveland Indians.
It happened in the top of the eighth inning as Andrus hit a slow roller down the third base line. The ball appeared as if it was going foul but rolled back into fair territory when it...
This was one of the stranger Topps cards I have. It’s an older card, 1990, honoring Nolan Ryan’s 5000 K’s, but he’s in a Mets uniform. I haven’t done research on it, I guess it was part of several cards covering his career, as the back is just about his time with the Mets:
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The Indians exploded for seven runs! Seven! That’s the most runs they’ve scored since an 8 run loss to the Tigers on August 5th. And they lost.
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- J. Kipnis homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Oakland
- C. Crisp homered to deep right
Top 4th: Oakland
- G. Kottaras doubled to shallow center, Y. Cespedes, S. Smith and J. Donaldson...
All season, the Texas Rangers' bullpen has been an extreme asset for the club. The team is taking every precaution to insure that advantage exists deep into the playoffs. By adding pitchers, giving others extended rest and by being judicious with everybody's usage, the Rangers enter their series with the Cleveland Indians on Friday with just 105 relief innings since the...
Just like our beloved Indians, we’re scraping the bottom of the roster here at WFNY. Instead of the incomparably talented TD or Jon, I will be bringing you a recap of last night’s game. I do hope you enjoy.
For all you moviegoers who’ve seen “The Dark Knight Rises”, you might recall the line, “There cannot be true despair without hope.” I’ve tried to maintain some...
The Texas Rangers are coming off a much-needed day off.
Facing the rested AL West leaders is the last thing the Cleveland Indians need.
The Rangers' Ryan Dempster looks for a third straight impressive start Friday night as he tries to extend the Indians' longest home losing streak of 2012.
Coming off a 7-3 stretch in Arlington, Texas (77-53) begins its 10-game trip with...
Goodness gracious, Cleveland Indians fans. That’s Major League-level apathy right there. The photo, courtesy of a tweet from MLB.com’s Zack Meisel at 12:02 p.m. for a 12:05 game at Progressive Field for a matinee against the Oakland Athletics (Meisel tweets that he counted 1,555 fans in the crowd), pretty much provides photographic evidence that the entire [...]
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jeanmar Gomez and three Cleveland relievers combined to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 and the Indians snapped a six-game losing streak Saturday night.
The win was Cleveland's sixth in 34 games since July 27.
Texas entered with a four-game lead in the AL West over Oakland and lost for just the fifth time in 16 games.
Gomez worked 5 2-3 innings. Joe Smith, Esmil...
With the worst months in Indians history over there wasn't much movement up or down the power rankings. Most of the movement that did occur happened because seven new players were added to the 25 man roster.
1. Shin-Soo Choo Even (+1)
30 SO: This is the first time for Choo in the number one spot after being held by Hafner for a month, then Kipnis for the rest of the year...
Player of the Game
Casey Kotchman hit a 9th inning home run, giving him tonight's Player of the Game with a score of 4.48.
August is officially over. Maybe it was just an August curse and the Indians will go back to playing winning baseball and finish strong in September. The Indians have the opportunity to expand their rosters soon, so maybe some young blood...
Ubaldo Jimenez gave up four runs in 5.2 innings and the Tribe dropped their 15th game out of 16 tries. The Indians face the Rangers tomorrow night at Progressive Field. Robert Hernandez will take the mound against Texas lefty Scott Feldman, first pitch is 7:05pm.