Josh Outman allowed three runs on three hits in 6 2/3 innings. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By Todd Wills / Special to MLB.com
Josh Outman allowed two runs in the first before recovering to hold the Rangers without a hit until the seventh. He left a tied game after allowing a solo shot, and the 'pen couldn't hold Texas back. Santiago Casilla, who gave up consecutive big flies in the eighth, took the loss.
BATTING 2B: Cruz, N (11, Outman). HR: Byrd (3, 7th inning off Outman, 0 on,
1 out), Jones, An (5, 8th inning off Casilla, S, 1 on, 0 out), Cruz, N (13, 8th inning off Casilla, S, 0 on, 0 out). TB:
Saltalamacchia; Cruz, N 6; Jones, An 5; Byrd 4. RBI: Cruz, N 3 (35), Byrd (22), Jones, An 2 (14). 2-out
RBI: Cruz, N 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Young, M 2. Team
RISP: 1-for-3. Team LOB: 6.
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