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Box > Texas 5, Cleveland 2
Rangers reel off fourth straight
C.C. Sabathia battled into the seventh, but it wasn't enough as the Indians fell in the series opener with the Rangers on Monday in Arlington.
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Mickey Callaway had a no-decision in his return to the Rangers' rotation. (Linda Kaye/AP)
Brian Jordan homered to lead the Rangers to their fourth win in a row Monday vs. Cleveland. Mickey Callaway pitched well in his return to the rotation.
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Cleveland (63-57)
Lost 2
Texas 5, Cleveland 2  
Texas (65-52)
Won 4
August 16, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 2
Texas
0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 X   5 8 0
Standings through 8/16/04  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Rangers Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lawton, LF2110200.284
Vizquel, SS5010005.303
Hafner, DH4000013.317
Martinez, V, C3112111.298
Broussard, 1B3010111.286
Blake, 3B4000023.279
Gerut, RF3000001.246
Belliard, 2B4020002.300
Sizemore, CF4000022.250
Totals322624718 

BATTING
2B: Belliard (42, Callaway).
3B: Broussard (1, Ramirez).
HR: Martinez, V (20, 1st inning off Callaway, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Lawton; Vizquel; Martinez, V 4; Broussard 3; Belliard 3.
RBI: Martinez, V 2 (91).
2-out RBI: Martinez, V 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel 2, Sizemore, Hafner.
GIDP: Belliard.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lawton (19, 2nd base off Shouse/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Belliard (10, throw), Blake (18, fielding).
DP: 2 (Broussard-Vizquel-Broussard, Vizquel-Belliard-Broussard).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, E, DH2100300.316
Young, M, SS5111014.317
Soriano, 2B2000113.280
Teixeira, 1B3001114.263
Mench, LF3121000.269
Jordan, RF3121001.182
a-Nix, PH-CF1000012.267
Blalock, 3B2001101.267
Matthews, CF-RF4120012.277
Barajas, C4010002.240
Totals295856519 

a-Struck out for Jordan in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Mench (17, Sabathia).
HR: Jordan (3, 6th inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, M; Mench 3; Jordan 5; Matthews 2; Barajas.
RBI: Young, M (68), Blalock (79), Jordan (11), Teixeira (73), Mench (44).
2-out RBI: Jordan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas, Nix, Young, M.
SF: Blalock, Mench.
GIDP: Blalock, Teixeira.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Matthews (4, 2nd base off Riske/Martinez, V).

FIELDING
DP: (Young, M-Soriano-Teixeira).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia (L, 9-7)6.17555413.91
Riske 1.21001104.22
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Callaway 4.152224110.80
Ramirez (W, 4-3)1.21000104.28
Shouse (H, 8)1.10001102.67
Francisco (H, 8)0.20000003.32
Cordero (S, 36)1.00001101.78

Balk: Sabathia, Callaway.
IBB: Soriano (by Sabathia).
HBP: Soriano (by Sabathia), Gerut (by Ramirez), Lawton (by Shouse).
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 128-67, Riske 24-14, Callaway 85-52, Ramirez 17-10, Shouse 23-13, Francisco 7-5, Cordero 19-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sabathia 5-10, Riske 0-4, Callaway 2-7, Ramirez 3-1, Shouse 3-0, Francisco 0-2, Cordero 0-2.
Batters faced: Sabathia 31, Riske 7, Callaway 20, Ramirez 6, Shouse 6, Francisco 2, Cordero 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Riske 3-1, Ramirez 1-0, Francisco 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 85 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 23,551.

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