Center fielder Josh Hamilton lays out for a catch in the fourth inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Taylor Teagarden and Marlon Byrd homered in a four-run fifth inning as the Rangers seized the lead before a storm rolled in to delay the action for nearly 2 1/2 hours. When play finally resumed, Jason Grilli and C.J. Wilson held on to make a winner of Vicente Padilla in his return.
BATTING 2B: Gutierrez, F (12, Grilli). HR: Lopez, Jo (14, 1st inning off Padilla, 1 on, 2 out). TB:
Suzuki, I; Gutierrez, F 2; Branyan; Lopez, Jo 6; Griffey Jr.; Wilson, Ja 2. RBI: Lopez, Jo 3 (57), Griffey Jr.
(30). 2-out RBI: Lopez, Jo 3; Griffey Jr.. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johjima. GIDP:
Gutierrez, F; Hannahan. Team RISP: 2-for-4. Team LOB: 4.
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