Ian Kinsler's 26th homer of the season came in a four-run third inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By Daniel Paulling / MLB.com
Ian Kinsler's three-run homer helped Texas jump out to an early five-run lead, but Scott Feldman and the 'pen couldn't make that edge or a later one hold up as the Rangers fell back into a Wild Card tie with the Red Sox, who won. Julio Borbon had three hits and three steals.
BATTING 2B: Hamilton (15, Pavano). 3B: Blalock (4, Pavano). HR:
Kinsler (26, 3rd inning off Pavano, 2 on, 2 out). TB: Kinsler 4; Hamilton 2; Borbon 3; Young, M 2;
Blalock 3; Vizquel 2; Byrd. RBI: Hamilton (41), Kinsler 3 (69). 2-out RBI:
Kinsler 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teagarden 2; Hamilton; Byrd 2; Blalock. GIDP:
Hamilton, Teagarden. Team RISP: 3-for-11. Team LOB: 10.
Borbon 3 (8, 2nd base off Pavano/Mauer, 2nd base off Pavano/Mauer, 2nd base off Pavano/Mauer), Hamilton (8, 3rd base off Pavano/Mauer),
Byrd (8, 2nd base off Pavano/Mauer), Murphy, Dv (7, 2nd base off Crain/Mauer).
Borbon (2, fielding). Outfield assists: Hamilton (Mauer at 2nd base). DP: