Odor leads Rangers over Indians 5-0 in 108-degree heat

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Rougned Odor thrived in oppressive conditions.

Odor drove in three runs, Ryan Rua hit a two-run homer and the Texas Rangers withstood the heat on a 108-degree afternoon to beat the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Sunday, stopping a four-game losing streak.

The game time temperature was 102 degrees - 5 shy of the stadium record set Friday and matched Saturday - then rose in the afternoon sunshine.

''Where I'm from it's really hot like this,'' said Odor, a native of Venezuela. ''So, this is no problem for me playing with this weather. I like playing in this weather.''

Yovani Gallardo (4-1) and three relievers combined on a five-hitter against the AL Central leader, which had outscored Texas 25-11 in the first two games of the series.

''I just worked quickly, kept a tight strike zone and get guys to swing the bat,'' Gallardo said.

That was key for the Rangers.

''I think the biggest part of it was Gallardo, all our pitchers, keeping our guys off the field for extended periods of time,'' Texas manager Jeff Banister said.

Gallardo allowed three hits and four walks in six innings, his longest scoreless outing since Aug. 22, 2015, at Detroit. Jose Leclerc and Jake Diekman each pitched a one-hit inning, and Cory Gearrin got three straight outs on seven pitches.

Mike Clevinger (7-6) lost his third straight start, allowing two runs, four hits and four walks in 6 2/3 innings.

''I walked the nine-hole hitter twice and that's just really, really bad baseball,'' Clevinger said. ''It's just not acceptable no matter what the score of the game is.''

''In the final meeting between the teams this year, Odor hit an RBI single in the third and a sacrifice fly in the fifth, then added a home run in the eighth against Oliver Perez.

Delino DeShields, hitting .073 (3 for 41) in July coming in, walked twice, stole two bases and scored the first two runs.

''We need for him to be on base,'' Banister said. ''We gave him a day after a rough day to get some work in. It was his speed that created for us early.''

POWER ARM

Joey Gallo has three assists in his first two games in right field. He got one during a rundown play Saturday, threw out Jason Kipnis trying to go from first to third on a second-inning single Sunday and then threw to first base to double up Melky Cabrera, who was running on a fly ball to right in the fourth. Gallo has two assists in 98 big league games in left and center field.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Indians: LHP Andrew Miller, who hasn't pitched for the Indians since May 25 because of a strained left hamstring, threw 19 pitches and allowed one hit in his third one-inning appearance for Triple-A Columbus, pitching against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Rangers: Gallo left the game in the eighth after landing on first base awkwardly while running out a grounder and spraining his left ankle.

UP NEXT

Indians: RHP Corey Kluber (12-5, 2.76) starts Monday's series opener against visiting Pittsburgh, which starts RHP Trevor Williams (7-7, 4.36).

Rangers: LHP Cole Hamels (5-8, 4.36) could make his final home start for Texas in Monday's series opener against Oakland and LHP Brett Anderson (1-2, 6.08).

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  • W: Y. Gallardo (4-1)L: M. Clevinger (7-6)
  • HR: TEX - R. Odor (7), R. Rua (6)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
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M. Brantley LF40100002.302.350.483.8332.0
J. Ramirez 3B10000201.304.404.6371.0413.0
Y. Alonso 1B30000103.258.329.448.7771.0
M. Cabrera RF30100113.242.280.348.6281.5
Y. Diaz DH40100014.545.545.7271.2730.5
J. Kipnis 2B30000112.219.308.361.6690.5
Y. Gomes C40100012.245.305.428.7330.5
T. Naquin CF40000002.267.299.364.6620.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    S. Choo DH30000112.288.400.493.8930.5
    R. Odor 2B31331000.259.332.403.73512.0
    E. Andrus SS41100032.261.330.366.6962.5
    J. Profar 3B40100002.246.329.429.7581.0
    R. Guzman 1B40000024.249.324.428.752-1.0
    J. Gallo RF20000100.187.299.454.7531.0
    R. Rua RF-LF11121000.195.226.381.6077.0
    I. Kiner-Falefa C40100011.250.320.346.6650.5
    W. Calhoun LF30000001.154.214.154.3680.0
    C. Tocci RF00000000.105.209.158.3670.0
    D. DeShields CF12000211.207.304.274.5787.5
      BATTING
      • 2B - F. Lindor (33), M. Brantley (26)
      BATTING
      • HR - R. Odor (7), R. Rua (6)
      • SF - R. Odor (3)
      • RBI - R. Odor 3 (27), R. Rua 2 (12)
      • 2-Out RBI - R. Rua 2 (2)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - R. Odor (8), E. Andrus (4), D. DeShields 2 (18)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Kipnis-Lindor-Alonso)
      FIELDING
      • Outfield Assist - J. Gallo 2 (5)
      • DP - 2 (Gallardo-Andrus-Guzman; Gallo-Guzman)
      • E - J. Profar (18)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Clevinger (L, 7-6)6.24224703.431.249.5
      O. Perez0.11110011.230.55-2.0
      N. Ramirez1.02220113.911.13-0.5
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Clevinger (L, 7-6)6.2
      O. Perez0.1
      N. Ramirez1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      Y. Gallardo (W, 4-1)6.03004107.181.6221.5
      J. Leclerc (H, 12)1.01000202.060.973.0
      J. Diekman (H, 13)1.01001103.281.431.5
      C. Gearrin1.00000003.571.393.0
      PITCHERSIP
      Y. Gallardo (W, 4-1)6.0
      J. Leclerc (H, 12)1.0
      J. Diekman (H, 13)1.0
      C. Gearrin1.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Clevinger 102-60, O. Perez 7-5, N. Ramirez 19-15
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Clevinger 5-7, O. Perez 1-0, N. Ramirez 2-0
      • Batters Faced - M. Clevinger 27, O. Perez 2, N. Ramirez 5
      PITCHING
      • HBP - J. Diekman (2)
      • Pitches-Strikes - Y. Gallardo 72-40, J. Leclerc 18-14, J. Diekman 26-13, C. Gearrin 7-5
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Y. Gallardo 9-6, J. Leclerc 1-0, J. Diekman 1-1, C. Gearrin 2-1
      • Batters Faced - Y. Gallardo 23, J. Leclerc 4, J. Diekman 6, C. Gearrin 3
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      F. Lindor SS40100000.293.370.563.9332.0
      M. Brantley LF40100002.302.350.483.8332.0
      J. Ramirez 3B10000201.304.404.6371.0413.0
      Y. Alonso 1B30000103.258.329.448.7771.0
      M. Cabrera RF30100113.242.280.348.6281.5
      Y. Diaz DH40100014.545.545.7271.2730.5
      J. Kipnis 2B30000112.219.308.361.6690.5
      Y. Gomes C40100012.245.305.428.7330.5
      T. Naquin CF40000002.267.299.364.6620.0
      Total3005005419-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        S. Choo DH30000112.288.400.493.8930.5
        R. Odor 2B31331000.259.332.403.73512.0
        E. Andrus SS41100032.261.330.366.6962.5
        J. Profar 3B40100002.246.329.429.7581.0
        R. Guzman 1B40000024.249.324.428.752-1.0
        J. Gallo RF20000100.187.299.454.7531.0
        R. Rua RF-LF11121000.195.226.381.6077.0
        I. Kiner-Falefa C40100011.250.320.346.6650.5
        W. Calhoun LF30000001.154.214.154.3680.0
        C. Tocci RF00000000.105.209.158.3670.0
        D. DeShields CF12000211.207.304.274.5787.5
        Total2957524813-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - F. Lindor (33), M. Brantley (26)
          BATTING
          • HR - R. Odor (7), R. Rua (6)
          • SF - R. Odor (3)
          • RBI - R. Odor 3 (27), R. Rua 2 (12)
          • 2-Out RBI - R. Rua 2 (2)
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - R. Odor (8), E. Andrus (4), D. DeShields 2 (18)
          FIELDING
          • DP - (Kipnis-Lindor-Alonso)
          FIELDING
          • Outfield Assist - J. Gallo 2 (5)
          • DP - 2 (Gallardo-Andrus-Guzman; Gallo-Guzman)
          • E - J. Profar (18)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          M. Clevinger (L, 7-6)6.24224703.431.249.5
          O. Perez0.11110011.230.55-2.0
          N. Ramirez1.02220113.911.13-0.5
          Total8.0755482---
          PITCHERSIP
          M. Clevinger (L, 7-6)6.2
          O. Perez0.1
          N. Ramirez1.0
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          Y. Gallardo (W, 4-1)6.03004107.181.6221.5
          J. Leclerc (H, 12)1.01000202.060.973.0
          J. Diekman (H, 13)1.01001103.281.431.5
          C. Gearrin1.00000003.571.393.0
          Total9.0500540---
          PITCHERSIP
          Y. Gallardo (W, 4-1)6.0
          J. Leclerc (H, 12)1.0
          J. Diekman (H, 13)1.0
          C. Gearrin1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - M. Clevinger 102-60, O. Perez 7-5, N. Ramirez 19-15
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Clevinger 5-7, O. Perez 1-0, N. Ramirez 2-0
          • Batters Faced - M. Clevinger 27, O. Perez 2, N. Ramirez 5
          PITCHING
          • HBP - J. Diekman (2)
          • Pitches-Strikes - Y. Gallardo 72-40, J. Leclerc 18-14, J. Diekman 26-13, C. Gearrin 7-5
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Y. Gallardo 9-6, J. Leclerc 1-0, J. Diekman 1-1, C. Gearrin 2-1
          • Batters Faced - Y. Gallardo 23, J. Leclerc 4, J. Diekman 6, C. Gearrin 3
          • 8TH INNING
            Rua homered to left center, Andrus scored05
            Odor homered to right center03
          • 5TH INNING
            Odor hit sacrifice fly to center, DeShields scored02
          • 3RD INNING
            Odor singled to right, DeShields scored, Choo to second01
          • 9TH INNING
            • Carlos Tocci in right field
            • Cory Gearrin relieved Jake Diekman
            • J. Kipnis: Strike looking, Ball, Kipnis grounded out to shortstop
            • Y. Gomes: Ball, Gomes flied out to deep left
            • T. Naquin: Strike looking, Naquin grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Jake Diekman relieved Jose Leclerc
            • Ryan Rua in right field
            • F. Lindor: Ball, Lindor doubled to left center
            • M. Brantley: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Brantley grounded out to second, Lindor to third
            • J. Ramirez: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ramirez hit by pitch
            • Y. Alonso: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Alonso popped out to shortstop
            • M. Cabrera: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Cabrera walked, Ramirez to second
            • Ya. Diaz: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Diaz struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • O. Perez Pitching:
            • R. Odor: Strike looking, Odor homered to right center
            • Neil Ramirez relieved Oliver Perez
            • El. Andrus: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Andrus reached on an infield single to shortstop
            • Ju. Profar: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Andrus stole second, Profar grounded out to first, Andrus to third
            • R. Guzman: Foul, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Guzman struck out swinging
            • R. Rua: Foul, Rua homered to left center, Andrus scored
            • I. Kiner-Falefa: Ball, Foul, Foul, Kiner-Falefa grounded out to second
            • End of the 8th (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • Jose Leclerc relieved Yovani Gallardo
            • Ya. Diaz: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Diaz singled to center
            • J. Kipnis: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Kipnis struck out swinging
            • Y. Gomes: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Strike swinging, Gomes struck out swinging
            • T. Naquin: Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Naquin grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • M. Clevinger Pitching:
            • I. Kiner-Falefa: Ball, Ball, Kiner-Falefa singled to left
            • W. Calhoun: Ball, Ball, Calhoun lined out to center
            • D. DeShields: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul tip, DeShields struck out on foul tip
            • Oliver Perez relieved Mike Clevinger
            • S. Choo: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Choo grounded out to first
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
            • M. Brantley: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Brantley flied out to deep right
            • J. Ramirez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ramirez walked
            • Y. Alonso: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Alonso grounded out to pitcher, Ramirez to second
            • M. Cabrera: Ball, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Clevinger Pitching:
            • Ju. Profar: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Profar grounded out to second
            • R. Guzman: Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Guzman flied out to deep center
            • J. Gallo: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Gallo grounded out to catcher
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
            • Y. Gomes: Foul, Gomes grounded out to second
            • T. Naquin: Strike looking, Naquin lined out to left
            • F. Lindor: Strike looking, Lindor grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Clevinger Pitching:
            • D. DeShields: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, DeShields walked
            • S. Choo: Foul, Ball, DeShields stole second, Choo grounded out to second, DeShields to third
            • R. Odor: Odor hit sacrifice fly to center, DeShields scored
            • El. Andrus: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul tip, Andrus struck out on foul tip
            • End of the 5th (1 Run, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
            • M. Cabrera: Strike looking, Cabrera singled to right center
            • Ya. Diaz: Diaz lined out to right
            • J. Kipnis: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kipnis lined into double play right to first, Cabrera out at first
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • M. Clevinger Pitching:
            • J. Gallo: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Gallo grounded out to pitcher
            • I. Kiner-Falefa: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Kiner-Falefa struck out swinging
            • W. Calhoun: Strike looking, Calhoun flied out to center
            • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
            • F. Lindor: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Lindor safe at first on 3rd baseman Profar fielding error
            • M. Brantley: Pickoff attempt, Brantley flied out to left
            • J. Ramirez: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramirez walked, Lindor to second
            • Y. Alonso: Ball, Alonso grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Ramirez out at second
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
            • M. Clevinger Pitching:
            • W. Calhoun: Calhoun popped out to shortstop
            • D. DeShields: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeShields walked
            • S. Choo: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, DeShields stole second, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Choo walked
            • R. Odor: Foul, Ball, Odor singled to right, DeShields scored, Choo to second
            • El. Andrus: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Andrus struck out swinging
            • Ju. Profar: Profar reached on an infield single to pitcher, Choo to third, Odor to second
            • R. Guzman: Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Guzman struck out swinging
            • End of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
            • Ya. Diaz: Ball, Ball, Foul, Diaz grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Kipnis: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kipnis walked
            • Y. Gomes: Gomes singled to right center, Kipnis out at third
            • T. Naquin: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Naquin grounded out to first
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • M. Clevinger Pitching:
            • R. Guzman: Strike looking, Guzman flied out to deep center
            • J. Gallo: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Gallo walked
            • I. Kiner-Falefa: Ball, Ball, Kiner-Falefa grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Gallo out at second
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
            • F. Lindor: Ball, Lindor grounded out to first
            • M. Brantley: Strike looking, Brantley doubled to right
            • J. Ramirez: Ramirez flied out to left
            • Y. Alonso: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Alonso walked
            • M. Cabrera: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Cabrera struck out looking
            • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • M. Clevinger Pitching:
            • S. Choo: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Choo struck out swinging
            • R. Odor: Foul, Strike swinging, Odor singled to shallow left
            • El. Andrus: Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Odor stole second
            • Ju. Profar: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Profar flied out to left
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)