Julio Borbon hit his first career home run in the third inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Marlon Byrd homered twice and made a diving catch in the outfield, but it was only part of the story in the series finale. Youngster Julio Borbon had three hits, including his first career homer, and phenom Neftali Feliz pitched the Rangers out of danger to preserve the win.
BATTING HR: Young, D (8, 5th inning off Holland, D, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Span 3; Cabrera, O; Mauer;
Cuddyer; Young, D 5; Redmond, M; Gomez. RBI: Young, D (40). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out:
Cabrera, O. GIDP: Crede; Redmond, M. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 6.
BATTING 2B: Andrus (10, Keppel), Borbon (2, Keppel), Young, M (34, Keppel). HR: Byrd 2 (14, 2nd
inning off Swarzak, 0 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Swarzak, 1 on, 2 out), Borbon (1, 3rd inning off Swarzak, 0 on, 1 out), Cruz,
N (26, 6th inning off Swarzak, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Borbon 7; Young, M 4; Hamilton 2; Byrd 8; Kinsler; Cruz, N 4;
Blalock 3; Teagarden; Andrus 2. RBI: Byrd 4 (64), Borbon 3 (7), Cruz, N (59), Andrus (23), Young, M 2 (59). 2-out
RBI: Byrd 2; Borbon; Young, M. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Andrus; Kinsler; Hamilton. SF:
Byrd. Team RISP: 5-for-10. Team LOB: 8.