Indians’ Loss Adds to Grim Record

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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians continued their losing ways on Friday night. 

The Texas Rangers beat them 5-3 at Progressive Field. 

The Rangers took a 1-0 lead against Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jiminez in the first inning and never looked back. 

The Rangers were ahead 5-1 in the ninth inning when Casey Kotchman blasted a two-run home run for the Tribe, making the final score 5-3.

The Indians finished the month of August with one of the worst one-month records in Major League Baseball history. 

They end the month with a 5-24 record. 

The Indians will try to get back on track Saturday night against Texas at Progressive Field.