Alex Gonzalez went 0-for-4 in his first action since rejoining the Red Sox. (AP)
By Daniel Paulling / MLB.com
Jason Bay and Victor Martinez went deep for the Red Sox on Saturday evening in Texas, but those were Boston's only offensive highlights against Rangers rookie Derek Holland on a night that found starter Brad Penny scuffling a bit, too.
BATTING 2B: Ellsbury (20, Holland, D). HR: Bay (25, 4th inning off Holland,
D, 0 on, 0 out), Martinez, V (18, 5th inning off Holland, D, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Ellsbury 3; Lowell;
Anderson; Varitek; Martinez, V 5; Bay 4. RBI: Bay (83), Martinez, V (78). 2-out
RBI: Martinez, V. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez, V; Gonzalez, Al; Pedroia. GIDP:
Gonzalez, Al. Team RISP: 0-for-5. Team LOB: 7.
Ellsbury (53, 2nd base off O'Day/Teagarden).
BATTING 3B: Andrus (6, Penny). HR: Kinsler (24, 2nd inning off Penny, 0 on,
0 out). TB: Hamilton; Andrus 5; Kinsler 5; Borbon 4; Young, M; Murphy, Dv. RBI:
Kinsler (64), Borbon 2 (3), Byrd (57), Hamilton 2 (39). 2-out RBI: Borbon; Hamilton 2. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton; Byrd 2; Teagarden 2; Blalock 2. SF: Byrd. Team
RISP: 5-for-17. Team LOB: 12.
BASERUNNING SB: Borbon 4 (5, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek,
2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Cabrera/Varitek), Kinsler (23, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek),
Andrus 3 (23, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 3rd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Cabrera/Varitek).