Omar Vizquel is tagged out by Rob Johnson in the first inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Starter Tommy Hunter was knocked around for five runs on eight hits in five innings as he lost for the first time in his past five starts. On offense, Nelson Cruz went 3-for-4 and walloped a 458-foot homer, the fourth-longest blast in the history of Rangers Ballpark.
BATTING 2B: Byrd (32, Hernandez, F), Saltalamacchia (12, Hernandez, F). HR: Cruz, N (25, 4th
inning off Hernandez, F, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Young, M; Byrd 2; Cruz, N 6; Saltalamacchia 2. RBI: Cruz,
N 2 (58). 2-out RBI: Cruz, N. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel 2; Young, M. Team
RISP: 1-for-7. Team LOB: 6.
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