Josh Barfield got the Indians on the board with a two-run single in the fourth and they wouldn't look back, as Paul Byrd retired the first 11 batters he faced. He allowed just three hits and two runs over 5 2/3 innings as the Indians held on late to take the series.
Robinson Tejeda got out of a few jams early, but ended up allowing three earned runs. Marlon Byrd was the only one to have very much success early on, starting a rally in the sixth inning in which the Rangers scored three runs, but they dropped the series finale.
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