Bob Keppel struck out three over two scoreless innings on Friday. (Ronald Martinez/Getty)
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
Glen Perkins got his fifth victory thanks to four scoreless innings from the Minnesota bullpen, with Jason Kubel's three-run home run in the third and Carlos Gomez's two-run triple in the second providing the offense to top the Rangers.
BATTING HR: Hamilton (7, 1st inning off Perkins, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Kinsler; Young, M; Hamilton
6; Jones, An; Blalock; Teagarden; Andrus. RBI: Hamilton 3 (27). 2-out RBI: Hamilton. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 2; Kinsler. Team RISP: 2-for-4. Team LOB: 7.
Hamilton (5, 2nd base off Perkins/Mauer), Kinsler (19, 2nd base off Perkins/Mauer), Young, M (6, 3rd base off Perkins/Mauer).
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