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The Stopper: Cliff Lee Ends Loss Streak

Cliff Lee ... gets a big win for Indians.

Cliff Lee snapped the Indians' seven-game losing streak and Ben Francisco hit a three-run homer that actually counted as Cleveland defeated the Texas Rangers 5-2 Saturday night. Lee broke a Cleveland loss streak for the fourth time this season. Francisco, robbed of a three-run homer by a bad call by the umpires on Friday night, continued his hot hitting in the cleanup spot.

"I never thought I'd be hitting fourth in the major leagues," said Francisco, recently called up from Triple-A Buffalo and who has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games, going 16-for-38 (.421). "I'm just happy to be here and helping the team win." Lee (7-1, 1.50 ERA) has been winning all season. Previously this year, he broke three-game losing streaks three times, but this was the first time he...

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