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Jimenez shuts down Rangers in 6-0 win

Published On: Jul 28 2013 03:10:37 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 28 2013 03:10:53 PM CDT
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Ubaldo Jimenez pitched eight scoreless innings and the Cleveland Indians shut out the Texas Rangers for the second straight game in a 6-0 win on Sunday.

Jason Kipnis' two-out single in the fifth broke a scoreless tie. Yan Gomes' RBI single and Michael Bourn's two-run double added three runs in the sixth as the Indians, who have won four straight, comp

leted their first three-game sweep at home over Texas since Aug. 12-14, 1980.      Jimenez (8-5) allowed two hits and matched his longest outing of the season. Vinnie Pestano pitched the ninth as the Indians recorded their major league-leading 14th shutout.     

The Rangers, who haven't scored in 21 innings, have lost 12 of 15.     

Texas has scored 36 runs and has been shut out four times in that stretch.

The Rangers are 2-8 since the All-Star break.