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Tribe drops fourth straight
Rangers 9, Indians 6
Casey Blake hits a two-run homer in the second inning on Wednesday night. (Tony Dejak/AP)
 Hafner plates a run
 Wedge's postgame comments
 Blake talks about Tribe
 Byrd talks about game
Jensen Lewis' throwing error opened up a big 10th inning, and the Indians went on to fall to the Rangers. After Jason Michaels hit a solo home run, Casey Blake drilled a two-run shot in the second inning. Between the home runs, Grady Sizemore added an RBI double. Ryan Garko and Travis Hafner each added an RBI single.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (48-59)
Won 2
Texas 9, Cleveland 6   CLE
Cleveland (60-47)
Lost 4
August 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Texas
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3   9 14 0
Cleveland
0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   6 11 2
Standings thru 8/1/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Indians Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Catalanotto, LF4222003.233
Kinsler, 2B5220002.244
Young, SS4121200.301
Botts, DH5001037.000
Byrd, CF5121123.332
Cruz, RF5120125.214
Saltalamacchia, 1B5012014.281
Laird, C5000026.234
Vazquez, 3B5230000.263
Totals43914741030 

BATTING
2B: Catalanotto 2 (13, Byrd, Betancourt), Young (29, Byrd), Kinsler (14, Byrd).
TB: Catalanotto 4; Kinsler 3; Young 3; Byrd 2; Cruz 2; Saltalamacchia; Vazquez 3.
RBI: Young (58), Saltalamacchia 2 (14), Catalanotto 2 (26), Botts (1), Byrd (36).
2-out RBI: Saltalamacchia 2; Catalanotto 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Laird; Botts 2; Catalanotto; Byrd 2; Kinsler.
S: Catalanotto; Kinsler.
SF: Botts.
Team LOB: 12.

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4121120.277
Blake, 3B5222012.269
Peralta, SS5110001.278
Garko, 1B4021100.313
Hafner, DH5011013.255
Gutierrez, RF5010022.292
Michaels, LF3111012.271
  a-Lofton, PH-LF2000012.301
Shoppach, C4000020.283
Barfield, 2B3110010.251
  b-Martinez, PH1000000.305
  Rouse, 2B0000000.119
Totals41611621112 

a-Grounded out for Michaels in the 8th. b-Flied out for Barfield in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sizemore (23, Rheinecker), Hafner (13, Rheinecker).
HR: Michaels (7, 2nd inning off Rheinecker, 0 on, 1 out), Blake (15, 2nd inning off Rheinecker, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Sizemore 3; Blake 5; Peralta; Garko 2; Hafner 2; Gutierrez; Michaels 4; Barfield.
RBI: Michaels (30), Sizemore (56), Blake 2 (52), Garko (44), Hafner (69).
2-out RBI: Sizemore; Blake 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner; Michaels 2; Lofton.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Garko (6, fielding), Lewis (1, throw).
DP: (Shoppach-Rouse-Garko-Shoppach).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rheinecker 4.18662325.74
Eyre 1.21000303.88
Littleton 0.20000004.05
Murray 0.100000010.80
Benoit (W, 5-3)2.22000402.97
Wilson (S, 2)0.10000102.44
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd 5.110432304.43
Perez (H, 4)1.00111302.18
Betancourt (BS, 2)1.22110301.44
Borowski 1.00000004.97
Lewis (L, 0-1)0.12321004.15
Mastny 0.20000104.71

IBB: Young (by Byrd), Young (by Lewis).
HBP: Catalanotto (by Byrd).
Pitches-strikes: Rheinecker 89-51, Eyre 30-21, Littleton 7-6, Murray 2-2, Benoit 44-25, Wilson 4-3, Byrd 107-69, Perez 15-11, Betancourt 28-20, Borowski 14-9, Lewis 24-13, Mastny 6-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rheinecker 7-3, Eyre 0-2, Littleton 2-0, Murray 0-1, Benoit 2-2, Wilson 0-0, Byrd 3-10, Perez 0-0, Betancourt 1-1, Borowski 1-2, Lewis 1-1, Mastny 0-0.
Batters faced: Rheinecker 23, Eyre 6, Littleton 2, Murray 1, Benoit 10, Wilson 1, Byrd 30, Perez 4, Betancourt 7, Borowski 3, Lewis 6, Mastny 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Eyre 2-0, Wilson 2-0, Perez 3-0, Betancourt 1-1, Mastny 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Larry Poncino. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 4:03.
Att: 25,721.

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