Cleveland Indians Rally in the Ninth with 4 Runs to Beat the Texas Rangers 7-5
Texas Rangers closer Neftali Feliz (1-3) blew his sixth save opportunity in 28 tries as the Cleveland Indians rallied with four runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Rangers 7-5 Saturday night.
Michael Brantley hit a go-ahead RBI double and Jason Kipnis homered to key the Indian rally and Kosuke Fukudome led off the ninth with a double off the glove of right fielder Nelson Cruz, who sprinted back to the warning track and nearly made a spectacular catch.
Yorvit Torreabla went 3 for 4 at the plate and Ian Kinsler drove in 2 runs for the Rangers to lead the offensively while on the mound C.J. Wilson (10-5) bounced back from a two previous outings to pitch 6 and 2/3 innings, but earned a no-decision.
Texas and Cleveland finish the series tonight at 7:05 p.m. in Arlington, TX.