Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/3/13
The Texas Rangers offense was on a mission tonight, a mission to bruise and batter the Red Sox pitching staff, a mission they were successful in. The Rangers banged out 18 hits, 12 of them off of starter Felix Doubront who only pitched 3.2 innings tonight. Derek Holland also pitched 8 shutout innings of baseball. There isn't much to be said for the good of the Red Sox performance tonight other than nobody got hurt. Here are your 3 stars of the game: Star 3: Ian Kinsler Kinsler had a successful night at the plate going 3-5 with 1 run scored and an RBI driven in as well. Kinsler got this RBI on a double in the 5th inning. Star 2: Derek Holland Holland fooled Boston hitters all night. He pitched 8 innings of shutout baseball, allowing only 6 hits. He struck out 9 and walked only 1. Holland improved to 2-2 on the season with the win tonight. Star 1: Adrian Beltre If there was one player that really hurt the Red Sox tonight it was Beltre. He went 4-5 with the one time he got out coming ...
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