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; Martinez, V 5; Bay 4; Lowell; Varitek;
Anderson. 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:
BASERUNNING SB: 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:
Borbon 4; Young, M; Murphy, Dv; Hamilton; Kinsler 5; Andrus 5. 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.
Andrus 3 (23, 2nd base off Cabrera, F/Varitek, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 3rd base off Penny/Varitek), Borbon 4 (5, 2nd base
off Cabrera, F/Varitek, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek), Kinsler (23,
2nd base off Penny/Varitek).
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