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Rangers Vs. Indians Final Score: Cleveland Wins With All-Lefty Lineup, 4-2

Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta decided to go at Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish with an all-lefty batting lineup on Sunday and it led to a 4-2 victory for the Indians.

Darvish came into the game giving up a .263 batting average to left-handed batters, while holding down right-handed batters to a measly .196 batting average, so the move by Acta proved to be a smart one.

The third inning on Sunday is where the Indians scored their first three runs of the game, but it also exemplified the up-and-down performance that Darvish can be expected to have in his debut season in Major League Baseball.

He started the inning by giving up a single, a walk and a double, but then struck out the next two batters. Then Darvish gave up another hit, and this one scored a run that wasn't on Darvish, rather a fielding error on shortstop Elvis Andrus.

The Indians scored again when Jason Kipnis bombed a solo shot deep to right field. Texas couldn't get any offense going until the eighth inning, when Josh Hamilton brought in a run with a groundout to first base, then Michael Young followed that up with an RBI-single to right field, which made the score 4-2.

With the loss, the Rangers drop to 18-10 while the Indians remain atop the American League Central Division with a 15-11 mark on the season.

For more on the Texas Rangers, check out Lone Star Ball. Cleveland Indians news and info can be found at Let's Go Tribe, and all your MLB news and info is available at Baseball Nation.

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