Jarrod Saltalamacchia tags out Russell Branyan in the first inning. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
By Christian Caple / MLB.com
The Rangers were outhit but made their hits count, with Hank Blalock, Michael Young and the latest AL All-Star, Nelson Cruz, all homering to account for all of Texas' runs. Scott Feldman was the beneficiary, finishing a stellar first half.
BATTING HR: Blalock (18, 2nd inning off Morrow, 0 on, 1 out), Young, M (11, 3rd inning off Morrow,
2 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (21, 8th inning off Kelley, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Kinsler 2; Hamilton; Cruz, N 5;
Young, M 5; Blalock 4; Byrd. RBI: Blalock (40), Young, M 3 (37), Cruz, N 2 (52). 2-out
RBI: Cruz, N 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd. GIDP: Young,
M, Saltalamacchia. Team RISP: 1-for-2. Team LOB: 5.
Cruz, N (2, 2nd base by Morrow/Johjima).
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