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Power trip: Five homers net easy victory

Derek Holland pitched six shutout frames in his 2010 debut and the Rangers' offense gave him plenty of support, jacking five homers against the A's in retaking the top spot in the American League West.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pennington, SS2000121.256
a-Patterson, E, PH-2B1111000.234
Rosales, 2B-SS4000012.268
Barton, 1B3010110.297
Kouzmanoff, 3B4010012.267
Sweeney, R, RF3000012.296
Gross, RF1010000.255
Fox, LF4010021.196
Powell, C4020002.207
Donaldson, DH4000023.053
Davis, R, CF3010001.227
Totals3318121014.254
a-Homered for Pennington in the 8th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS5010003.292
Young, M, 3B4231000.290
Blanco, 3B1000000.206
Hamilton, CF-LF5232001.285
Guerrero, RF4221002.336
Borbon, CF1010000.221
Kinsler, 2B4221112.340
Smoak, 1B4112112.194
Garko, DH4011111.094
Murphy, Dv, LF-RF5000005.222
Ramirez, M, C4131012.385
Totals41101793418.261
BATTING
2B: Powell (2, Holland, D), Kouzmanoff (6, Holland, D).
HR: Patterson, E (3, 8th inning off Mathis, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Gross; Barton; Kouzmanoff 2; Fox; Davis, R; Patterson, E 4; Powell 3.
RBI: Patterson, E (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rosales; Fox; Donaldson.
GIDP: Powell.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
PO: Davis, R (1st base by Holland, D).

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez, Gi (1, fielding).
Pickoffs: Gonzalez, Gi (Andrus at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Andrus (4, Gonzalez, Gi), Young, M (5, Gonzalez, Gi), Kinsler (4, Gonzalez, Gi).
HR: Hamilton (7, 5th inning off Gonzalez, Gi, 1 on, 0 out), Guerrero (7, 5th inning off Gaudin, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez, M (1, 6th inning off Gaudin, 0 on, 1 out), Young, M (3, 6th inning off Gaudin, 0 on, 2 out), Smoak (4, 7th inning off Rodriguez, H, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 3; Andrus 2; Hamilton 6; Guerrero 5; Smoak 4; Garko; Borbon; Young, M 7; Ramirez, M 6.
RBI: Kinsler (3), Hamilton 2 (23), Guerrero (27), Ramirez, M (2), Young, M (20), Smoak 2 (10), Garko (3).
2-out RBI: Young, M; Garko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero; Ramirez, M; Andrus; Murphy, Dv 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Andrus (6, 3rd base by Gonzalez, Gi/Powell).
PO: Andrus (2nd base by Gonzalez, Gi).

FIELDING
DP: (Mathis-Andrus-Smoak).
Pickoffs: Holland, D (Davis, R at 1st base).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gonzalez, Gi(L, 3-3)4.09440314.08
Gaudin1.24330037.36
Rodriguez, H1.122210113.50
Ramirez, E1.02112104.91
Totals8.01710103453.99
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Holland, D(W, 1-0)6.05001700.00
O'Day1.00000200.00
Mathis2.03111113.71
Totals9.081121013.68
Gonzalez, Gi pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

Balk: Gonzalez, Gi.
Pitches-strikes: Gonzalez, Gi 97-62, Gaudin 26-15, Rodriguez, H 31-18, Ramirez, E 32-19, Holland, D 103-68, O'Day 16-11, Mathis 36-19.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gonzalez, Gi 4-3, Gaudin 3-2, Rodriguez, H 2-0, Ramirez, E 1-0, Holland, D 5-4, O'Day 0-1, Mathis 3-0.
Batters faced: Gonzalez, Gi 21, Gaudin 9, Rodriguez, H 7, Ramirez, E 7, Holland, D 23, O'Day 3, Mathis 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Rodriguez, H 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 30 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:08.
Att: 27,507.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 12, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media