Derek Holland delivers a pitch in the first inning on Tuesday. (Ben Margot/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Derek Holland didn't have his best stuff, but he was also the victim of bad luck. The lefty allowed a homer in the first before a would-be groundout turned into an RBI single when it hit the first-base bag in the second. The early hole was enough as Texas was unable to do much offensively.
BATTING 2B: Everidge 2 (5, Holland, D, Mathis). HR: Suzuki, K (7, 1st inning off Holland, D,
0 on, 1 out). TB: Suzuki, K 4; Garciaparra; Cust; Everidge 4; Crosby; Ellis 3; Pennington. RBI: Suzuki,
K (49), Ellis 3 (28), Hairston, S (38), Pennington (1). 2-out RBI: Ellis 2; Pennington. Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out: Pennington; Ellis; Hairston, S; Davis, R. SF: Hairston, S. GIDP: Pennington;
Sweeney. Team RISP: 5-for-14. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: Cust (4, 2nd
base off Jennings/Saltalamacchia), Ellis (6, 2nd base off Holland, D/Saltalamacchia), Davis, R 2 (17, 2nd base off Guardado/Saltalamacchia,
3rd base off Guardado/Saltalamacchia).
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