Kevin Millwood got a plethora of run support Saturday night vs. the Rays. (Mike Fuentes/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
The story of the day for the Rangers was their eleven-run outburst in the fifth inning. During that time, 10 straight Rangers reached base, as all 11 runs scored with two outs. For his part, Kevin Millwood earned the win, going seven strong innings. Marlon Byrd hit two home runs, for a total of five RBIs.
BATTING 2B: Davis, C (14, Garza, M), Murphy, Dv (23, Bennett), Hamilton 2 (19, Bennett, Sonnanstine),
Gentry (1, Shouse). HR: Byrd 2 (19, 4th inning off Garza, M, 0 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Garza, M,
3 on, 2 out), Kinsler (31, 6th inning off Thayer, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Kinsler 4; Davis, C 5; Andrus;
Hamilton 4; Richardson, K; Blalock; Borbon; Rodriguez, I 3; Gentry 2; Murphy, Dv 3; Byrd 8. RBI: Byrd
5 (88), Murphy, Dv 2 (54), Rodriguez, I (46), Borbon 2 (18), Hamilton 4 (54), Kinsler (84). 2-out RBI:
Byrd 4; Murphy, Dv 2; Rodriguez, I; Borbon; Hamilton 4. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton;
Blalock; Vizquel; German, E; Gentry 2. Team RISP: 7-for-18. Team LOB: 10.
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