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Indians Vs. Rangers: Lineups, TV Schedule, Preview And More

The Cleveland Indians look to rebound against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, in the second game of a three-game series against the two-time defending American League champions.

On Tuesday night, Adrian Beltre led the Rangers past the Cleveland, belting his 31st homer of the season, in a 6-4 Rangers win.

Now on Wednesday, Jeanmar Gomez is tasked with quieting Texas' bats, as the Indians look to even the series at a game a piece.

Gomez is 5-7 on the season through 82 and 2/3 innings. Gomez carries a 5.33 ERA and 1.37 WHIP into the contest, and has limited opponents to a .261 average against. Gomez beat the Rangers back on Sept. 1, pitching five and 2/3 innings and giving up three runs on four hits.

Both managers have announced the starting lineups for Wednesday's contest, and they are as follows:

Cleveland Indians

RF Shin-Soo Choo
2B Jason Kipnis
C Carlos Santana
CF Michael Brantley
DH Russ Canzler
3B Lonnie Chisenhall
1B Casey Kotchman
SS Brent Lillibridge
LF Ezequiel Carrera

SP Jeanmar Gomez

Texas Rangers

2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
CF Josh Hamilton
3B Adrian Beltre
RF Nelson Cruz
DH Michael Young
LF David Murphy
C Geovany Soto
1B Mitch Moreland

SP Ryan Dempster

First pitch is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET from Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Televised coverage can be found on SportsTime Ohio.

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