Hank Blalock scores on Chris Davis' RBI single to tie it in the eighth. (Matt Slocum/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
After Chris Davis' pinch-hit RBI single capped a two-run eighth to tie it, Michael Young deposited the second pitch he saw from KC's Kyle Farnsworth into the left-center seats to give Texas the walk-off victory. Ian Kinsler hit his fourth homer and stole three bases.
BATTING 2B: Jones, An (4, Mahay). HR: Kinsler (4, 2nd inning off Davies, 0 on, 1 out), Young, M (3, 9th inning off Farnsworth, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Davis, C; Kinsler 5; Andrus; Jones, An 2; Cruz, N; Young, M 4. RBI: Blalock (9), Murphy, Dv (1), Kinsler (14), Cruz, N (13), Davis, C (4), Young, M (7). 2-out RBI: Murphy, Dv; Davis, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teagarden 2; Kinsler. SF: Blalock. Team RISP: 1-for-7. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING SB: Kinsler 2 (6, 2nd base off Davies/Buck, 3rd base off Davies/Buck), Young, M (2, 2nd base off Davies/Buck).
FIELDING Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Jacobs at 2nd base).