Corey Kluber allowed one run over eight innings, and the Indians beat the Rangers 5-2 on Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak and 12-game road losing streak.
Lance Berkman hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Rangers beat Cleveland on Monday night 6-3 to hand the Indians their eighth straight loss.
Former Rangers slugger Milton Bradley has been convicted of abusing his estranged wife. He faces more than seven years in jail at his sentencing, scheduled for July 2.
The 1988 Indians spawned five men who are now MLB managers, including Rangers manager Ron Washington. What turned that bumbling bunch into a group of elite leaders?
The Rangers have returned Rule 5 draft pick Coty Woods to Colorado and gotten first baseman Chris McGuiness back from Cleveland.
Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.
Berkman singled, walked and scored two runs in his Rangers’ spring training debut, a 10-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday that gave Texas its first exhibition victory this year after an 0-5 start.
Criticized for not spending enough on free agents in recent years, the Indians splurged on another star. The club agreed to terms Monday with outfielder Michael Bourn on a four-year, $48 million contract.
Jason Kipnis hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Rangers closer Joe Nathan, and the Indians snapped a five-game losing streak by beating Texas 5-4 on Thursday night.
Texas center fielder Josh Hamilton and third baseman Adrian Beltre are not in the starting lineup because of injuries.
Sluggers Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre each homered before leaving the game with injuries, and the Rangers beat the slumping Indians 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Matt Harrison got into the sixth inning and Adrian Beltre was awarded his 31st homer after a replay review, leading the Rangers to a 6-4 victory over the Indians on Tuesday night.