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Sabathia first to 13 wins
Lefty leads Majors in wins
Grady Sizemore and Trot Nixon helped C.C. Sabathia become the first 13-game winner on Thursday. Sizemore hit his 16th home run of the season while Nixon drove in two runs to support the big left-hander.
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 Sizemore's go ahead homer
 Wedge's postgame comments
 Garko's take
Indians 7, Rangers 5
Trot Nixon follows through on a two-run double to right in the second inning on Thursday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Series at a glance:
Loe struggles in loss
Kameron Loe was unable to quiet the powerful Indians offense on Thursday, giving up six earned runs over six innings in a loss in the series opener. Gerald Laird hit a two-run homer and Ramon Vazquez had three hits.
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 Laird's two-run homer
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 19, 2007
CLE
Cleveland (56-39)
Won 1
Cleveland 7, Texas 5   TEX
Texas (41-54)
Lost 2
July 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 0   7 10 1
Texas
0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   5 12 0
Standings thru 7/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Rangers Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5122010.279
Blake, 3B5120011.271
Martinez, C4010101.321
Hafner, DH4110103.266
Peralta, SS3110102.287
Garko, 1B3211103.317
Nixon, RF3112101.243
  Gutierrez, RF0000000.329
Francisco, LF3012013.306
Barfield, 2B4000011.251
Totals3471075415 

BATTING
2B: Nixon (14, Loe), Garko (16, Francisco), Blake (23, Francisco).
3B: Blake (4, Loe).
HR: Sizemore (16, 5th inning off Loe, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sizemore 5; Blake 5; Martinez; Hafner; Peralta; Garko 2; Nixon 2; Francisco.
RBI: Nixon 2 (30), Francisco 2 (7), Sizemore 2 (49), Garko (39).
2-out RBI: Sizemore.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francisco 2; Peralta 2.
SF: Francisco.
GIDP: Hafner.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Francisco (2, 2nd base by Francisco/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Sabathia (1, throw).
DP: (Barfield-Peralta-Garko).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF5110003.307
Hairston, 2B5000011.209
Teixeira, 1B5021010.302
Sosa, DH4000112.239
Byrd, RF4010012.351
Wilkerson, LF3220101.225
Laird, C4122013.232
Vazquez, SS4130002.257
Metcalf, 3B3011002.209
Totals3751242516 

BATTING
2B: Wilkerson (12, Sabathia), Vazquez (8, Sabathia).
HR: Laird (6, 2nd inning off Sabathia, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Lofton; Teixeira 2; Byrd; Wilkerson 3; Laird 5; Vazquez 4; Metcalf.
RBI: Laird 2 (31), Metcalf (5), Teixeira (45).
2-out RBI: Laird 2; Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lofton; Metcalf; Vazquez.
SF: Metcalf.
GIDP: Lofton.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lofton (21, 2nd base off Borowski/Martinez).

FIELDING
DP: (Vazquez-Teixeira).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia (W, 13-4)6.09431213.81
Perez (H, 3)1.00000101.86
Betancourt (H, 20)1.01001101.24
Borowski (S, 27)1.02110105.26
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loe (L, 5-8)6.06664215.69
Mahay 0.21000002.08
Francisco 2.13111204.30

WP: Loe.
IBB: Hafner (by Loe), Nixon (by Loe).
HBP: Peralta (by Loe).
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 98-63, Perez 11-9, Betancourt 26-19, Borowski 17-12, Loe 97-53, Mahay 7-6, Francisco 48-32.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sabathia 4-12, Perez 2-0, Betancourt 1-1, Borowski 0-2, Loe 11-5, Mahay 2-0, Francisco 2-2.
Batters faced: Sabathia 27, Perez 3, Betancourt 5, Borowski 5, Loe 29, Mahay 2, Francisco 10.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 28,108.

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