Coming into Tuesday, Elvis Andrus led the way with 89 hits, 46 runs and 45 RBI, while Nomar Mazara had 89 hits, 46 runs and 45 RBI in that time.
"You're out there trying to get three outs and help your team try to win a ballgame", he said. Bauer is averaging a career-high 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings this year, up by 2.3 over last year, but he also is averaging a career-high 9.4 hits per nine innings. I'm going to make the most of today.
"This game as opposed to last game was kind of hit or miss", said Clevinger, taking note of how valuable it was to garner an early advantage. "Didn't miss it. He's done it quite a few times".
This will be Bauer's first appearance against the Rangers this year. The Rangers were left clinging to a 9-7 lead by the time the inning was over, and things only got worse for them from there.
"He got me", Allen said.
Darvish had a rough outing against the Mariners with five earned on eight hits in 5.0 innings, but bounced back against the Yankees with 7.0 innings, two hits and zero earned.
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Allen also gave up a go-ahead home run to Minnesota's Brian Dozier in the eighth inning Saturday in another non-save situation. "I just flat-out got beat". He retired the last 12 batters he faced, including all five of his strikeouts.
With the game tied at 1 and two out in the ninth inning, Cody Allen surrendered a solo home run to Adrian Beltre that lifted the Rangers to a series-tying 2-1 victory.
The Rangers and Indians drew 19,348 fans to Progressive Field on Tuesday night.
-The Washington Nationals and veteran right-hander Francisco Rodriguez have agreed to a minor league deal, according to published reports.
Danny Salazar, on the 10-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder, threw a simulated game at Double-A Akron on Monday. It was career homer No. 450, leaving him 39th all time, and he's up to 2,969 hits. The Rangers shortstop is still batting.409 (52 for 127) in Cleveland's ballpark. After allowing two singles and two walks, he was pulled with the bases loaded and one out.
After not factoring into the decision in any of his first three starts, Hamels picked up wins against the Royals and Twins before being placed on the disabled list.
Red Sox: RHP Rick Porcello (4-9, 5.00 ERA), the 2016 AL Cy Young Award victor, looks to win consecutive starts for the first time this season.