Josh Hamilton homered to stretch his home hitting streak to 26 games, C.J. Wilson pitched six strong innings and the Texas Rangers got plenty of offense in a 12-1 rout of the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Vladimir Guerrero added a two-run homer in a five-run sixth
inning, Nelson Cruz and David Murphy also went deep, and Joaquin
Arias had a career-high four RBIs for Texas.
The game was delayed for 16 minutes in the fifth inning when a
male spectator fell about 30 feet from the second deck while
attempting to catch a foul ball. Paramedics tended to the man and
he was taken by ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital, where a
team spokesman said he was responsive and able to move all of his
The AL West-leading Rangers got back on track after losing five
of their previous seven.