ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Fausto Carmona pitched six strong
innings and Ryan Garko had a two-run double as the Cleveland
Indians continued their late-season surge with a 7-5 victory over
the stumbling Texas Rangers on Friday night.
Carmona (6-5) allowed one run and six hits, struck out five and
walked three as the Indians won for the 11th time in 14 games.
Marlon Byrd's three-run homer in the eighth off Rafael Perez got
the Rangers within 5-4.
Jensen Lewis allowed a leadoff homer to Brandon Boggs in the
ninth to make it 7-5. But Lewis got the final three outs for his
fifth save, sending the Rangers to their 12th loss in 15 games.
Ben Francisco had three hits, including an RBI double in a
two-run ninth off Eddie Guardado to stretch Cleveland's lead to