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Harden has short first outing

Rich Harden struck out eight and allowed only one hit over 3 2/3 innings, but five walks -- including two with the bases loaded -- doomed the Rangers in the loss. Vladimir Guerrero and Nelson Cruz both went deep.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Bautista, RF3001212.000
Hill, A, 2B4000116.125
Lind, DH4100123.429
Wells, V, CF3423101.714
Overbay, 1B3100210.000
Buck, C4010032.125
Encarnacion, 3B3001112.000
Gonzalez, Al, SS5111017.222
Snider, LF3011202.143
Borbon, CF4001001.000
Young, M, 3B3100101.143
Hamilton, LF4000041.000
Guerrero, DH4121000.571
Cruz, N, RF3111101.429
Davis, C, 1B4010013.143
Arias, Joa, 2B3000000.000
a-Murphy, Dv, PH1000011.000
Teagarden, C2100110.000
b-Saltalamacchia, PH1000011.200
Andrus, SS4010011.143
a-Struck out for Arias, Joa in the 9th. b-Struck out for Teagarden in the 9th.
2B: Snider (1, O'Day), Buck (1, Ray).
HR: Gonzalez, Al (1, 3rd inning off Harden, 0 on, 0 out), Wells, V 2 (3, 5th inning off Nippert, 1 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Oliver, D, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Gonzalez, Al 4; Wells, V 8; Buck 2; Snider 2.
RBI: Gonzalez, Al (1), Snider (1), Bautista (1), Wells, V 3 (6), Encarnacion (1).
2-out RBI: Snider; Bautista.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, A 2; Gonzalez, Al 2; Snider.
SF: Encarnacion.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.

E: Encarnacion (2, fielding), Bautista (1, missed catch), Gonzalez, Al (1, throw).

2B: Davis, C (1, Frasor).
HR: Guerrero (1, 4th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out), Cruz, N (2, 4th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C 2; Andrus; Guerrero 5; Cruz, N 4.
RBI: Guerrero (1), Cruz, N (5), Borbon (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Young, M; Andrus.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

E: Young, M (1, fielding).

Tallet(W, 1-0)6.24423622.70
Gregg(H, 1)1.10000100.00
Frasor(S, 1)1.010002013.50
Nippert(L, 0-1)2.213342110.13
Oliver, D0.21110016.75
Game Scores: Tallet , Harden .
HBP: Wells, V (by Harden), Buck (by O'Day).
Pitches-strikes: Tallet 93-56, Gregg 15-11, Frasor 16-11, Harden 90-52, Nippert 46-22, O'Day 19-12, Oliver, D 13-8, Ray 8-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Tallet 6-5, Gregg 2-1, Frasor 1-0, Harden 1-1, Nippert 3-2, O'Day 1-1, Oliver, D 1-1, Ray 1-1.
Batters faced: Tallet 28, Gregg 4, Frasor 4, Harden 19, Nippert 13, O'Day 6, Oliver, D 3, Ray 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Gregg 1-0, Nippert 3-0, O'Day 2-1, Oliver, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 22,890.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 7, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media