Texas 10, Detroit 3

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:05 PM
Location - Comerica Park
Temperature - 62°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Estabrook, First Base - Mike Everitt, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Tim Welke,
Attendance - 30029

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Texas 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 5 0 10 19 1
Detroit 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 5 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Texas 11-2 5-2 6-0 W7
Detroit 9-4 5-2 4-2 L1

Recap


Rangers 10, Tigers 3:
Mike Napoli homered in his fourth straight game and Yu Darvish pitched into the seventh inning as the Rangers extended their winning streak to seven.

The Rangers outhit the Tigers 19-5 and won despite leaving 15 runners on base. Texas’ 11-2 start matches the 1989 team for the best record in franchise history after 13 games.

After two shaky starts, Japanese sensation Darvish (2-0) threw 121 pitches over 6 1/3 innings, giving up one run on two hits with five walks and five strikeouts.

Napoli’s solo shot off Adam Wilk (0-2) gave the Rangers a 2-0 lead after two innings, and Texas added three runs in the fifth on two Detroit errors.

The Tigers’ four-game winning streak ended abruptly, with Don Kelly driving in three runs for their only offense.

Napoli, who went 2-for-5, has five home runs and 10 RBIs in his last four games.

The Rangers broke the game open with five runs in the eighth inning, when they hit three doubles and sent nine batters to the plate.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Rangers’ starting pitchers are 9-0 for the first time in club history. … Texas, who entered the game with four stolen bases, had four against the Tigers. …The top four hitters in the Tigers’ lineup went 2-for-15. … Only four of Texas’ 19 hits were for extra bases. … Michael Young went 3-for-5 after missing Wednesday’s game with a stiff back. ... Texas has outscored its opponents 27-10 in Darvish’s three starts. ... Detroit's four pitchers threw a total of 191 pitches.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Texas   Detroit
Yu Darvish Player Adam Wilk
Win W/L Loss
6.1 IP 4.0
5 Strikeouts 2
2 Hits 10
1.42 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Texas   Detroit
Ian Kinsler Player Don Kelly
3 Hits 2
2 RBI 3
0 HR 0
4 TB 2
.600 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Texas 19 1 25 .432 33 5 10 6 4 1
Detroit 5 0 6 .156 21 7 3 6 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Texas. The Tigers have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Texas will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Rangers have a W/L % of .818 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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