Adrian Beltre homered, Matt Harrison worked into the sixth inning for his 16th victory and the AL West-leading Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Tuesday night.
Harrison (16-9) struck out six over 5 2-3 innings while becoming the fourth American League pitcher to reach 16 wins. The left-hander allowed five hits and walked three, all the baserunners coming in his last 2 2-3 innings.
Texas scored four times in the second, which started with Beltre reaching on an error that led to three unearned runs. One of those runs scored on the 16th wild pitch by Ubaldo Jimenez (9-16), who has the most losses and wild pitches in the majors.
Joe Nathan, who began the day in a Tony Romo uniform, worked a perfect ninth for his 32nd save. The right-hander has converted a career-high 30 chances in a row, a Rangers record.
Beltre led off the fifth with a ball that ricocheted high off the top of the left-field wall and was initially ruled a double. Umpires reviewed the play and changed t...