Derek Holland went six innings and allowed four runs on seven hits. (Matt Slocum/AP)
By Daniel Paulling / MLB.com
Derek Holland wasn't at his sharpest, but with Andruw Jones hitting a three-run homer in the first inning and Michael Young drilling a three-run double in the second, he didn't have to be. The Rangers stayed in first place in the AL West.
BATTING 2B: Teagarden (6, Price), Young, M (25, Price), Murphy, Dv (10, Cormier), Jones, An (11, Niemann). 3B: Murphy, Dv (1, Cormier). HR: Jones, An (10, 1st inning off Price, 2 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (20, 5th inning off Cormier, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Jones, An 6; Blalock; Cruz, N 6; Teagarden 3; Young, M 3; Byrd; Murphy, Dv 6. RBI: Jones, An 4 (27), Young, M 3 (33), Teagarden 2 (11), Cruz, N 2 (49), Blalock (38). 2-out RBI: Blalock; Cruz, N. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Kinsler 2; Cruz, N; Teagarden 2. SF: Teagarden. Team RISP: 6-for-15. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING SB: Andrus (16, 2nd base off Bradford/Navarro, D).