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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2198294
A recap of yesterday's Texas/Toronto Game Three.
The Texas Rangers avoided the three game sweep by hammering the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday afternoon 7-3.

The Rangers went ahead 1-0 at the top of the second inning when Delino DeShields drove in Nomar Mazara with a RBI single.

Texas went up 3-0 at the top of the fourth inning when Danny Santana hit a two run double.

Later that same inning, Elvis Andrus drove in Santana with a RBI single.

Toronto finally got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the fourth when Randal Grichuk scored on a fielder's choice.

At the top of the sixth inning, Andrus drove in Santana again with a RBI double.

In the bottom of the sixth, Teoscar Hernandez scored on a wild pitch.

Later in the inning, Danny Jansen drove in Rowdy Tellez with a RBI single.

It was all Rangers from there.

At the top of the seventh inning, Mazara hit a solo home run.

Next inning, Santana hit a solo home run.

Andrus went four for five at the plate and had two RBIs.

Santana finished the night with three RBIs.

Texas starting pitcher, Kolby Allard, went 5.2 innings, allowing four hits, three earned runs, three walks, and struck out five batters.

Jansen went two for four at the plate and had a RBI.

Jay's starter, Sean Reid-Foley struggled on the mound yesterday.

Foley went just 3.1 innings, allowing four hits, three earned runs, three walks, and struck out just three batters.

Toronto is off today, but the team opens up a weekend series against the Seattle Mariners at the Rogers Centre tomorrow night.
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