Eddie Guardado was ejected while exiting in the seventh inning Thursday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Looking to overcome Vicente Padilla's only slip in the seventh, Ian Kinsler drove a long shot into center field in the eighth that looked to be a go-ahead three-run homer. It was not to be, however, as Ryan Sweeney robbed him of the glory and the Rangers of a win despite two other homers from Texas' blast-happy offense.
BATTING 2B: Byrd (7, Braden), Young, M (8, Wuertz). HR: Blalock (6, 8th inning off Springer,
0 on, 0 out), Jones, An (3, 9th inning off Wuertz, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Kinsler; Byrd 3; Young, M 3; Jones, An 4;
Blalock 4; Cruz, N; Davis, C. RBI: Blalock (14), Jones, An (6). 2-out RBI: Jones, An. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Andrus 2; Cruz, N 2; Kinsler. Team RISP: 0-for-6. Team LOB: 12.
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