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Rangers Vs. Indians Game Recap: Jurickson Profar Shines As Rangers Top Indians 8-3

Jurickson Profar homered in his first major league at-bat as the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 8-3 on Sunday.

The 19-year-old blasted a 2-1 fastball thrown by Indians pitcher Zach McAllister in the third inning in his debut in the majors. Profar becomes the first player born in 1993 to get a hit in a major league game. He ended the game with two hits.

Josh Hamilton, Adrian Beltre and David Murphy lit up the fifth inning, each recording a solo shot.

The Rangers matched their best record through 133 games with 79 wins set in 1999.

In their last 35 games, the Indians stand at 6-29.

Derek Holland picked up his tenth win as he allowed two runs over seven innings.

For more on the Rangers, visit Lone Star Ball. To see what's going on with the Indians, go to Let's Go Tribe. For happenings all around the league, check out Baseball Nation

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.