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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Except for one big game in Texas, the Cleveland Indians have struggled to score in the past week since leaving home. Jeff Green Wizards Jersey .I dont group it into weeks because its not productive, manager Terry Francona said. I think every game is totally different.The Indians still have a 4 1/2-game lead in the AL Central after losing three of four at the AL-best Texas Rangers, the latest by a 2-1 score on Sunday.Danny Salazar (11-5) matched his season high with 10 strikeouts and allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings, but the Indians managed only one run in six innings against Derek Holland. The Texas lefty also benefited from two highlight-reel catches by left fielder Carlos Gomez.Clevelands only win at Texas was 12-1 on Friday night. In the Indians other six games the past week, they scored a total of four runs. They had three consecutive games with one run at Oakland -- winning one of them -- before the series at Texas, where they were shut out in the games before and after the 12-run outburst.Every time we go home, its like were a different team. Not to say we cant win on the road, but I wouldnt be surprised to see some high-scoring games from us when we get home, second baseman Jason Kipnis said. Its just the way things are going. Guys are still confident. ... Were still up 4 1/2, and you cant take that lightly, how hard it is to catch us once we start playing our game.The Indians play their next 10 games at home, starting against Minnesota, the ALs worst team. Second-place Detroit has lost its last two games, to the Los Angeles Angels.In 11 games at home before going to Oakland and Texas, the Indians went 8-3 to increase their division lead from 3 1/2 games to seven.Holland (6-6) allowed a run and four hits with five strikeouts in six innings, the same as in his return from the disabled list five days earlier in a loss at Cincinnati after missing two months with shoulder inflammation.Ian Desmond and Jonathan Lucroy each had an RBI single for Texas, which has an 8 1/2-game lead over Houston and Seattle after both those AL West rivals lost Sunday.Cleveland loaded the bases in the ninth against closer Sam Dyson, who allowing a single and then consecutive one-out walks before striking out pinch-hitter Tyler Naquin and retiring Abraham Almonte on a fly ball to end it. It was Dysons 29th save in 33 chances.In the sixth, with two Indians still on base and two outs after Kipnis RBI single cut the margin to 2-1, Mike Napoli hit a hard liner to left. Gomez was sprinting back and reaching over his head when he made the catch.That was an inning after Gomez made a leaping catch with his glove extended as his body crashed into the left-field wall to rob Jose Ramirez of a hit.He was the hero today, Holland said. I may have pitched a fairly good game ... those are two big, huge catches.RUN AFTER REVIEWDesmonds run-scoring single in the second came on the first pitch after Elvis Andrus had been initially called out on a stolen base. The Rangers challenged and Andrus, who went to second while Nomar Mazara struck out, was ruled safe on a replay review that extended the inning.NOTHING EXTRAThe Indians finished with six hits, and the Rangers had five. All of them were singles. It was only the third game in the 22-year history of the Rangers ballpark that didnt include any extra-base hits. The previous one was against the Angels three years ago.TRAINERS ROOMIndians: Just before the deep fly Gomez caught, Ramirez fouled a pitch off his right leg, just above his knee. ... LF Brandon Guyer was hit by a pitch in the fifth inning. It was the third time in this series and MLB-high 28th time this season he was plunked.Rangers: There was a short delay in the fourth inning when team photographer Kelly Gavin was struck on the back of the head by a foul ball hit into the photographers well at the far end of the Rangers dugout. Gavin got the rest of the day off, and team officials said she would be OK.UP NEXTIndians right-hander Trevor Bauer (9-6) starts the series opener against the Twins. John Wall Wizards Jersey .Y. - Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday night. Ian Mahinmi Jersey . What general manager Dave Nonis called "short and productive" negotiations ended with Kessel signing a US$64-million, eight-year contract on Tuesday. http:///...ward-wizards-jersey/ . Wilson hit Schenn from behind during Tuesday nights game in Philadelphia, earning a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct. He has a phone hearing with the department of player safety, which limits any potential suspension to five or fewer games.INDIANAPOLIS -- NBA officials decided Sunday that Dwyane Wades forearm shot to Lance Stephenson was a flagrant foul -- just not enough of a shot to warrant a suspension. The league issued its ruling shortly before the Heat were to face Indiana in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Neither Pacers coach Frank Vogel nor Heat coach Erik Spoelstra expected the league to hand down a suspension with a berth in the NBA Finals at stake. Wade explained to reporters before the game that he was not surprised by the decision. "I wasnt worried because it wasnt intentional," he said. "All I was trying to do was get out of the way of him trying to set a screen." Wade then cut off questions, saying he only wanted to talk about Game 3, which is Sunday night at Indiana. He will be in the starting lineup. The play occurred in the fourth quarter of Indianas Game 2 victory when Stephenson was running down the court on a fast-break. Troy Brown Jr. Jersey. Wade jumped into the air and hit Stephenson in the back of the head with his arm, knocking Stephenson to the floor. No foul was called on the play. Spoelstra didnt complain about the decision. "We take it for what it is, we cant control what the league decides," he said. "We just have to move on." Before Wade spoke, LeBron James explained he believes the league needs to protect players from taking head shots -- just like the NFL and NHL do. But he backed his teammate. "I think we all know thats what replay is for," James said. Miami guard Mario Chalmers also will start after injuring his shoulder in both Games 1 and 2 in Miami. ' ' ' 
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