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Francisco can't shut door

Matt Harrison allowed just one run over six solid innings and Nelson Cruz belted his fourth homer, but Frank Francisco allowed three runs in the ninth -- his second blown save -- to send the Rangers to defeat.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Suzuki, I, RF5121014.292
Figgins, 2B4110012.190
a-Griffey Jr., PH1011000.250
1-Tuiasosopo, PR-2B0000000.400
Gutierrez, F, CF5031002.435
Lopez, Jo, 3B5010003.208
Bradley, LF4000022.048
Sweeney, M, DH3000020.143
Kotchman, 1B3110101.222
Johnson, Ro, C3110101.250
Wilson, Ja, SS3020002.250
a-Singled for Figgins in the 9th.
1-Ran for Griffey Jr. in the 9th.
Borbon, CF5011012.048
Young, M, 3B4000003.167
Hamilton, J, LF2010210.154
Guerrero, DH4000023.474
Cruz, N, RF4111002.444
Davis, C, 1B3000111.143
Arias, Joa, 2B3130000.455
Blanco, A, 2B1000002.000
Teagarden, C2100012.000
a-Murphy, Dv, PH1000010.200
Andrus, SS3010000.176
a-Struck out for Teagarden in the 9th.
2B: Johnson, Ro (1, Harrison, M).
TB: Figgins; Kotchman; Wilson, Ja 2; Lopez, Jo; Suzuki, I 2; Griffey Jr.; Gutierrez, F 3; Johnson, Ro 2.
RBI: Suzuki, I (1), Griffey Jr. (1), Gutierrez, F (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bradley; Suzuki, I 3; Gutierrez, F.
SAC: Wilson, Ja.
GIDP: Lopez, Jo.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

E: Figgins (1, throw).
DP: (Lopez, Jo-Figgins-Kotchman).

3B: Hamilton, J (1, Hernandez, F).
HR: Cruz, N (4, 6th inning off Hernandez, F, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Andrus; Hamilton, J 3; Arias, Joa 3; Cruz, N 4; Borbon.
RBI: Borbon (2), Cruz, N (8).
2-out RBI: Cruz, N.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero; Young, M; Blanco, A.
SAC: Andrus.
GIDP: Young, M.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

Outfield assists: Hamilton, J (Gutierrez, F at home).
DP: (Young, M-Davis, C).

Hernandez, F7.07321513.29
Lowe, M(W, 1-1)1.00002003.38
Aardsma(S, 2)1.00000200.00
Harrison, M6.06111401.50
Nippert(H, 1)1.02000107.36
Feliz, N(H, 2)1.00000103.86
Francisco, F(BS, 2)(L, 1-2)0.133310027.00
Game Scores: Hernandez, F 57, Harrison, M 59.
WP: Hernandez, F, Harrison, M.
HBP: Sweeney, M (by Harrison, M), Teagarden (by Hernandez, F).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, F 110-74, Lowe, M 20-9, Aardsma 20-15, Harrison, M 110-68, Nippert 15-10, Feliz, N 10-6, Francisco, F 15-9, O'Day 8-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, F 9-4, Lowe, M 0-3, Aardsma 0-1, Harrison, M 8-4, Nippert 0-1, Feliz, N 1-0, Francisco, F 1-0, O'Day 1-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, F 29, Lowe, M 5, Aardsma 3, Harrison, M 25, Nippert 5, Feliz, N 3, Francisco, F 5, O'Day 2.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:53.
Att: 26,861.
Venue: Globe Life Park in Arlington.
April 10, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media