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Fausto draws blanks in Texas
Difference is Pronk's shot
Josh Barfield doubled and later slid into home plate for the game's first run in the fifth inning, and Travis Hafner's two run shot an inning later gave Fausto Carmona all the run support he would need as he threw eight scoreless frames.
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 Hafner's homer
Indians 3, Rangers 2
Fausto Carmona threw eight shutout innings vs. the Rangers on Friday, allowing just three hits. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Series at a glance:
Bats stifled by Carmona
Brandon McCarthy had a solid outing, allowing just three runs over 5 2/3 innings, but that was all the Indians would need, as Fausto Carmona shut down the Rangers, limiting them to just three hits over eight scoreless innings. A late comeback wasn't enough.
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 Teixeira's RBI single
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 20, 2007
CLE
Cleveland (57-39)
Won 2
Cleveland 3, Texas 2   TEX
Texas (41-55)
Lost 3
July 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0   3 9 2
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 5 0
Standings thru 7/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Rangers Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4001120.276
Blake, 3B4000103.268
Martinez, C4130000.326
Hafner, DH3122101.270
Garko, 1B3010111.317
Gutierrez, LF-RF4000024.315
Nixon, RF4010014.243
  1-Michaels, PR-LF0000000.285
Rouse, SS4010010.125
Barfield, 2B4110012.251
Totals343934815 


1-Ran for Nixon in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Martinez 3 (28, McCarthy, McCarthy, McCarthy), Barfield (14, McCarthy).
HR: Hafner (16, 6th inning off McCarthy, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Martinez 6; Hafner 5; Garko; Nixon; Rouse; Barfield 2.
RBI: Sizemore (50), Hafner 2 (64).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner; Nixon 2; Blake 2.
GIDP: Nixon.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Blake (4, 2nd base by McCarthy/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Garko (5, fielding), Rouse (3, fielding).
DP: 3 (Rouse-Barfield-Garko, Barfield-Rouse-Garko 2).
Pickoffs: Carmona (Wilkerson at 1st base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF1000000.306
  a-Relaford, PH-2B3100003.130
Hairston, 2B-RF3000011.205
  b-Melhuse, PH1010000.266
Teixeira, 1B4121010.306
Byrd, RF-CF4000023.343
Catalanotto, DH3000110.223
Laird, C4010000.232
Wilkerson, LF3000124.222
Vazquez, SS3010011.258
Metcalf, 3B1000200.206
Totals302514812 

a-Grounded into a double play for Lofton in the 3rd. b-Singled for Hairston in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Vazquez (9, Carmona).
TB: Melhuse; Teixeira 2; Laird; Vazquez 2.
RBI: Teixeira (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hairston; Wilkerson 2.
GIDP: Relaford 2; Vazquez.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Wilkerson (1st base by Carmona).

FIELDING
DP: (Hairston-Vazquez-Teixeira).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carmona (W, 12-4)8.03003703.52
Borowski (S, 28)1.02201105.12
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy (L, 4-7)5.26333415.53
Wilson 1.10000202.72
Benoit 1.01000103.04
Feldman 1.02001106.44

WP: McCarthy.
IBB: Sizemore (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Carmona 105-69, Borowski 32-21, McCarthy 100-57, Wilson 20-13, Benoit 15-11, Feldman 25-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Carmona 14-2, Borowski 2-0, McCarthy 7-5, Wilson 2-0, Benoit 1-1, Feldman 1-1.
Batters faced: Carmona 26, Borowski 8, McCarthy 24, Wilson 4, Benoit 4, Feldman 6.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 32,103.

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