Rangers 8, Indians 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 10 3
Texas 2 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 X 8 14 1
WP: R.A. Dickey (5-5) S: F. Cordero (5)
LP: B. Anderson (8-9)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
-M. Bradley tripled to left center, C. Crisp and C. Blake scored
-R. Ludwick grounded out to shortstop, M. Bradley scored
Bot 1st: Texas
-A. Rodriguez homered to center
-R. Palmeiro homered to right
Bot 2nd: Texas
-M. Young singled to left, R. Nivar scored, E. Diaz to second
-A. Rodriguez singled to center, E. Diaz scored, M. Young to third
Top 3rd: Cleveland
-R. Ludwick homered to right
Bot 3rd: Texas
-E. Diaz homered to left, R. Nivar and M. Thames scored
Bot 7th: Texas
-R. Nivar tripled to deep left, M. Thames scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
-C. Blake homered to left center
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp lf 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 .287
C. Blake 3b 5 2 3 1 0 2 3 .269
M. Bradley cf 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .330
B. Broussard 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255
R. Ludwick rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .222
T. Hafner dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .231
T. Laker c 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .250
A. Santos 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .176
   V. Martinez ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .241
   J. McDonald pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
J. Peralta ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
   J. Gerut ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
 Totals 37 5 10 5 1 7 13  
 Batting
2B - T Hafner (12, R Dickey).
3B - M Bradley (2, R Dickey).
HR - R Ludwick (3, 3rd inning off R Dickey 0 on, 1 Out), C Blake (12, 8th inning off Ro Garcia 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Bradley 2 (54), R Ludwick 2 (8), C Blake (43).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Santos 1, C Blake 1.
GIDP - M Bradley.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Peralta (3, throw); T Laker (5, bunt); B Broussard (7, ground ball).
Outfield assists - C Crisp (S Spencer at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (C Crisp-J Peralta-A Santos, C Blake-A Santos-B Broussard).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .316
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .317
A. Rodriguez ss 5 1 3 2 0 0 1 .301
R. Palmeiro dh 5 1 3 1 0 1 2 .249
S. Spencer rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .277
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .260
M. Thames rf 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 .200
   D. Sadler lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
R. Nivar cf 4 2 1 1 0 0 2 .083
E. Diaz c 4 2 2 3 0 0 2 .269
 Totals 38 8 14 8 1 2 15  
 Batting
3B - R Nivar (1, R Betancourt).
HR - A Rodriguez (28, 1st inning off B Anderson 0 on, 2 Out), R Palmeiro (27, 1st inning off B Anderson 0 on, 2 Out), E Diaz (4, 3rd inning off B Anderson 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez 2 (75), R Palmeiro (76), M Young (55), E Diaz 3 (29), R Nivar (2).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez 2, R Palmeiro, E Diaz 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Palmeiro 1, S Spencer 1, M Young 1.
GIDP - A Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - F Cordero (1, catch).
DP - 1 (M Young-A Rodriguez-M Teixeira).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Anderson (L, 8-9) 3.0 9 7 2 0 0 3 4.23
J. Boyd 2.1 3 0 0 1 1 0 4.39
J. Stanford 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.31
R. Betancourt 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.25
D. Riske 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
D. Baez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.31
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R.A. Dickey (W, 5-5) 7.0 7 4 4 1 5 1 4.98
R. Garcia 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.70
B. Shouse 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.57
F. Cordero (S, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.02
HBP - M Thames (by R Betancourt).
Pitches-strikes - B Anderson 74-49; J Boyd 36-22; J Stanford 2-2; R Betancourt 11-8; D Riske 8-5; D Baez 15-12; R Dickey 106-71; Ro Garcia 7-4; B Shouse 13-9; F Cordero 25-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Anderson 3-5; J Boyd 3-3; J Stanford 0-0; R Betancourt 0-2; D Riske 1-1; D Baez 1-1; R Dickey 11-5; Ro Garcia 0-0; B Shouse 1-2; F Cordero 1-0.
Batters faced - B Anderson 19; J Boyd 11; J Stanford 1; R Betancourt 4; D Riske 2; D Baez 3; R Dickey 28; Ro Garcia 2; B Shouse 3; F Cordero 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Scott Nelson. 1B--Andy Fletcher. 2B--Joe Brinkman. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 19,133.
Weather: 90 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TEXAS' ALEX RODRIGUEZ AND RAFAEL PALMEIRO IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.
TEXAS RIGHT FIELDER MARCUS THAMES LEFT THE GAME AFTER SEVEN INNINGS WITH A BRUISED LEFT ELBOW. X-RAYS WERE NEGATIVE.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 3, 2003 11:03 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Cleveland
C. Blake C. Blake
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI