Tribe slide continues - 19 Action News|Cleveland, OH|News, Weather, Sports

Tribe slide continues

Posted: Updated:

Arlington, TX (WOIO) - 16 losses in 20 games, including 8 straight, as the slide continues for the Indians. The latest, a 6-3 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday night, as the Tribe let a rare lead slip away.

Craig Gentry started the scoring in the second inning, bringing A.J. Pierzynski home with an RBI single, but the Indians answered immediately, on Carlos Santana's bases-loaded double in the third that put the Indians up 3-1.

Jeff Baker followed that up by taking Scott Kazmir deep for a two-run home run in the fourth, to tie the game at three, but after that, Kazmir settled down for a bit, going six innings, and giving up four earned runs.

The crushing blow came in the 7th, when Nick Hagadone, on in relief, gave up a two-run blast to Lance Berkman that gave the Rangers the lead for good.

Nelson Cruz followed that up with an RBI double, and the Rangers held on for the win.




Copyright 2013 WOIO All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow