Scott Feldman struck out four on Saturday evening against just one walk. (AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
The Rangers entered Saturday having scored just one run in their past five games, and while a three-run showing isn't jaw-dropping, it was enough to help them pull within 6 1/2 games in the AL West. Frank Francisco held off the Angels, despite a bases-loaded jam in the ninth.
BATTING HR: Napoli (18, 5th inning off Feldman, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Izturis, M; Guerrero; Hunter,
To 2; Rivera, J; Kendrick, H; Napoli 4. RBI: Hunter, To (85), Napoli (51). 2-out RBI: Hunter, To; Napoli. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Morales, K. GIDP: Napoli; Kendrick, H. Team RISP: 1-for-3. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Willits (5, 2nd base off Francisco, F/Rodriguez, I), Hunter, To (17,
3rd base off Francisco, F/Rodriguez, I).
FIELDING DP: (Figgins-Kendrick, H-Morales, K). Pickoffs:
Oliver (Borbon at 1st base).
BATTING 2B: Davis, C (13, Weaver). HR: Blalock (24, 6th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 1 out). TB:
Borbon; Andrus 2; Blalock 4; Kinsler; Davis, C 2; Rodriguez, I. RBI: Davis, C (50), Andrus (34), Blalock (59). 2-out
RBI: Andrus. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Andrus; Cruz, N 2; Murphy, Dv. SAC: Borbon. GIDP:
Byrd. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING SB: Kinsler (29, 2nd
base off Weaver/Napoli), Cruz, N (20, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli), Andrus (27, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli). PO:
Borbon (1st base by Oliver).
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