Rangers Win Series Opener In Cleveland

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CLEVELAND -- Brandon McCarthy won for the first time in more
than two months and Texas beat Cleveland and 13-game winner Fausto
Carmona 3-to-1.
McCarthy is 5-and-7. He had been winless since May 27th with
three losses and four no-decisions since a win over Houston in an
interleague game.
Carmona was unbeaten in five July starts but fell to 13-and-5.
He was bidding to become the majors' second pitcher with 14 wins.
He allowed three runs and five hits in seven innings.
Nelson Cruz homered for the last-placed Rangers.