Rangers blank Indians, keep pressure on BoSox
Feldman (16-4) pitched seven shutout innings,
Feldman tied New York’s
Feldman allowed five hits and struck out five to win his eighth consecutive road start, a new club record. His 12 road victories this year are also a new team mark and tops in the
“I think it’s a pretty humbling game, so you can’t get too high or low,” Feldman said. “I just try to focus on my next start and stay prepared.”
Feldman has been one of the biggest surprises in the
“I know he’s getting credit in Texas, I don’t know if he’s getting it other places,”
The victory assures Texas will keep pace with Boston in the
“It’s a big one,” Washington said. “It’s going to be a tough nine days. It’s going to be huge.”
Even without sluggers
“We certainly have been looking for this to happen with our offense,” Washington said. “I’m glad they’re feeling good about themselves because it’s been awhile since we really put some runs up. Hopefully this offense is finally putting it together.”
Texas knocked out
Byrd, who had been 0 for 12 lifetime off Carmona, went 9 for 14 in the series with two homers and seven RBIs.
Carmona lasted just two-thirds of an inning, the shortest start of his career. He has battled with his mechanics this year, being demoted to rookie ball in June.
“Today was a step back” for Carmona,
Carmona left without speaking to reporters.
German more than doubled his batting average to .320 with his perfect day at the plate. The five hits are a new career high after he entered with three hits for the season.
It marked the first time Texas swept a series in Cleveland since 1992. Texas improved to 8-1 against the