Luis Mendoza gave up one run on three hits in six innings. (LM Otero/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Luis Mendoza earned the victory after striking out eight White Sox batters in his best outing of the season. Chris Davis went deep in the second, David Murphy cranked a two-run shot in the Rangers' five-run third, and Ian Kinsler extended his hitting streak to 23 games.
BATTING 2B: Hamilton (22, Floyd), Byrd (8, Carrasco), Young (24, Carrasco). HR: Davis, C (6, 2nd inning off Floyd, 0 on, 1 out), Murphy (13, 3rd inning off Floyd, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Kinsler; Young 3; Hamilton 4; Murphy 4; Byrd 2; Davis, C 4. RBI: Davis, C (12), Hamilton 2 (93), Murphy 2 (60), Vazquez (31), Young (50). 2-out RBI: Vazquez; Young. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Boggs 2; Hamilton 2; Davis, C. GIDP: Byrd. Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING SB: Hamilton (6, 2nd base off Carrasco/Pierzynski).
FIELDING Outfield assists: Boggs (Quentin at home), Byrd (Cabrera at 2nd base). DP: 2 (Boggs-Saltalamacchia, Vazquez-Kinsler-Davis, C).