Vicente Padilla was removed in the seventh after a comebacker hit his hand. (AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Andruw Jones went deep in each of his first three at-bats, and Taylor Teagarden and Marlon Byrd added homers of their own as the Rangers powered to a series win and claimed sole possession of first in the American League West. Vicente Padilla allowed one run in six-plus innings.
BATTING 2B: Vizquel (5, Santana, E), Young, M (27, Thompson). HR: Jones, An 3 (14, 1st inning
off Santana, E, 1 on, 2 out; 3rd inning off Santana, E, 0 on, 2 out; 5th inning off Thompson, 0 on, 2 out), Teagarden (1,
4th inning off Santana, E, 0 on, 1 out), Byrd (8, 5th inning off Thompson, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Vizquel 2; Young,
M 3; Jones, An 12; Blalock 2; Byrd 4; Murphy, Dv 2; Teagarden 4. RBI: Jones, An 4 (34), Teagarden (12), Byrd 2
(44). 2-out RBI: Jones, An 4; Byrd 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, An 2; Andrus. GIDP:
Teagarden. Team RISP: 1-for-6. Team LOB: 7.
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