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Indians overcome scare
Indians 8, Rangers 7
Victor Martinez celebrates Jhonny Peralta's game-winning hit on Wednesday. (Ron Schwane/AP)
 Peralta wins it
Working with a 6-0 lead, C.C. Sabathia gave up five runs on six straight hits in the sixth inning. The Indians led, 7-6, going into the ninth, but the Rangers mounted a rally to send it to extras. Cleveland finally won it when Victor Martinez scored on Jhonny Peralta's game-winning hit in the 11th inning.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 25, 2007
TOR
NYY
PPD
TEX
Texas (8-12)
Lost 2
Cleveland 8, Texas 7   CLE
Cleveland (11-7)
Won 4
April 25, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 1 0 0   7 11 1
Cleveland
0 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   8 11 0
Standings thru 4/25/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Indians Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, CF6120012.304
Kinsler, 2B6123012.333
Young, SS6231022.188
Teixeira, 1B4110111.225
Sosa, DH4023000.224
  1-Kata, PR-DH1000012.278
Blalock, 3B4000141.243
Cruz, RF4000131.245
Wilkerson, LF5000043.222
Laird, C2110210.113
  2-Lofton, PR0100000.269
  Stewart, C1000010.300
Totals43711751914 


1-Ran for Sosa in the 8th. 2-Ran for Laird in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sosa (3, Sabathia), Young (5, Borowski).
HR: Kinsler (8, 6th inning off Sabathia, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Hairston 2; Kinsler 5; Young 4; Teixeira; Sosa 3; Laird.
RBI: Kinsler 3 (19), Sosa 3 (16), Young (14).
2-out RBI: Sosa; Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz; Wilkerson 2; Kata; Young.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (4, 2nd base off Cabrera/Shoppach), Lofton 2 (8, 2nd base off Borowski/Shoppach, 3rd base off Borowski/Shoppach).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (3, throw).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5111132.246
Blake, 3B5011022.206
Hafner, DH4111121.373
Martinez, C-1B5110115.326
Garko, 1B2110100.298
  Shoppach, C2010010.250
Nixon, RF3110001.273
  a-Michaels, PH-RF3000025.263
Peralta, SS5121114.213
Choo, LF4222101.333
Barfield, 2B3001114.117
  b-Dellucci, PH1000002.256
  Rouse, 2B0000000.062
Totals42811771327 

a-Popped out for Nixon in the 7th. b-Flied out for Barfield in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Peralta (2, Benoit), Martinez (3, Eyre).
TB: Sizemore; Blake; Hafner; Martinez 2; Garko; Shoppach; Nixon; Peralta 3; Choo 2.
RBI: Choo 2 (4), Barfield (7), Sizemore (7), Blake (4), Hafner (15), Peralta (10).
2-out RBI: Sizemore; Blake; Hafner; Choo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez 3; Barfield 2; Dellucci.
S: Blake.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sizemore (5, 2nd base off Padilla/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: (Peralta-Barfield-Garko).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla 4.05623405.79
McCarthy 2.01000109.00
Mahay 0.00112002.57
Francisco 1.11001200.00
Wilson 0.20000103.68
Benoit 2.01001407.45
Eyre (L, 1-1)0.13110104.50
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia 6.07551813.18
Mastny (H, 2)1.00000302.45
Betancourt (H, 4)0.22110002.25
Fultz 0.00002001.29
Hernandez, R (H, 2)0.10000103.68
Borowski (BS, 1)1.01112209.90
Cabrera (W, 1-0)2.01000500.00

Mahay pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
Fultz pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Choo (by Benoit), Teixeira (by Borowski).
HBP: Garko (by Padilla), Hafner (by Mahay).
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 84-48, McCarthy 34-20, Mahay 16-5, Francisco 22-17, Wilson 9-6, Benoit 32-18, Eyre 14-9, Sabathia 94-64, Mastny 19-12, Betancourt 12-8, Fultz 10-2, Hernandez, R 5-3, Borowski 28-14, Cabrera 29-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 4-4, McCarthy 1-4, Mahay 0-0, Francisco 1-1, Wilson 0-1, Benoit 0-2, Eyre 0-0, Sabathia 4-6, Mastny 0-0, Betancourt 1-1, Fultz 0-0, Hernandez, R 0-0, Borowski 0-1, Cabrera 0-1.
Batters faced: Padilla 22, McCarthy 7, Mahay 3, Francisco 6, Wilson 2, Benoit 8, Eyre 4, Sabathia 25, Mastny 3, Betancourt 4, Fultz 2, Hernandez, R 1, Borowski 6, Cabrera 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 3-1, Wilson 1-0, Fultz 1-0, Hernandez, R 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 48 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 4:05.
Att: 13,843.

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