Though he was not picked for the All-Star Game, Kelvim Escobar gave an All-Star type performance against the Rangers, allowing only one earned run and striking out eight over seven innings. Maicer Izturis had two RBIs and a triple to lead the Halos.
The Rangers got to Kelvim Escobar early, notching two hits and a run in their first three batters, but after that, the offense was stifled to only one hit in the next six innings. Robinson Tejeda allowed four runs in 5 1/3 innings. Michael Young tallied one of the Rangers' two RBIs.
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