Josh Hamilton increased his RBI total to 72 in the opening loss. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Josh Hamilton hit a deep homer in the first frame, his 18th on the season, but the offensive well dried up after that. Scott Feldman kept pace until the sixth, but ended his night after allowing six earned runs as Texas dropped the opener.
BATTING HR: Hamilton (18, 1st inning off Perez, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Hamilton 5; Feldman. RBI: Hamilton (72). 2-out RBI: Hamilton. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy 2. GIDP: Young. Team LOB: 6.
FIELDING E: Duran (3, throw), Shelton (3, fielding). DP: (Young-Kinsler-Shelton).
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.