Arlington, TX -- Adrian Beltre slugged a two-run home run and Josh Hamilton added a solo shot and two RBI as the Texas Rangers downed the Cleveland Indians, 5-2, in the second of three between the teams.
David Murphy contributed three hits for the Rangers, winners in five of their last seven.
Ryan Dempster (6-1) allowed seven hits and two runs with eight strikeouts over seven innings. Joe Nathan fanned two in a scoreless ninth for his 33rd save.
Carlos Santana and Casey Kotchman knocked in a run apiece for the Indians, who dropped their fifth in a row.
Jeanmar Gomez (5-8) was tagged in defeat for six hits and five runs over four full frames.
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