Kluber, Gomes continue spring streaks
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Cleveland pitcher Corey Kluber continued his scoreless streak and Yan Gomes hit a home run for the second straight day in the Indians’ 4-2 win over the Rangers on Monday.
A.J. Griffin, who has a fresh start with the Rangers after missing two seasons with reconstructive elbow surgery, gave up Gomes’ third home run of the spring. Mike Napoli hit an RBI single.
For Texas, Prince Fielder had a single and double, while Bobby Wilson had two hits.
Coming into the game, Kluber had allowed three base runners in five scoreless. On Monday, the Rangers touched him for four hits and a walk, but Kluber pitched around two errors.
Rangers’ pitcher Jimmy Reyes was hit by Jose Ramirez’s line drive and left the game with a bruised left arm.
Ramirez, who started in center for the first time, had two hits and a sacrifice fly.