Ian Kinsler homers in his first at-bat since coming off the DL on Saturday. (LM Otero/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Left-hander Derek Holland delivered one of the strongest starts of his rookie campaign on Saturday, limiting the Red Sox to just a pair of runs, both of which came via solo home runs. Ian Kinsler homered for Texas in his first at-bat off the DL.
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.
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: 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