Doug Mathis walked four and struck out none in 2 1/3 innings. (AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Doug Mathis got knocked around in his first Major League start, allowing nine runs on eight hits and four walks with no strikeouts in 2 1/3 innings. The Rangers' offense was silenced until the sixth inning, when they rallied for three runs.
BATTING TB: Kinsler 2; Young; Hamilton 2; Bradley; Murphy; Byrd; Saltalamacchia; Duran 2. RBI: Saltalamacchia (7), Duran (4), Kinsler (22), Hamilton (51). 2-out RBI: Hamilton. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton 2; Shelton; Bradley. Team LOB: 9.
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