Jason Kipnis

Rangers top Indians 2-1 to take 3 of 4 in series

Derek Holland has been a model of consistency for the Texas Rangers since coming off the disabled list.

Even though he's only made two starts, the left-hander's performance so far is a positive sign for the American League's top team as it tries to solidify its rotation behind Cole Hamels and Yu Darvish over the final five weeks of the season.

Holland allowed a run and four hits with five strikeouts in six innings, the same as in his return five days earlier. The Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Sunday, taking three of four games in a series between division leaders.

"What we always talk about is being consistent and I want to make sure I'm showing...