Posted September 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Rookie Jurickson Profar hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 10th inning, helping the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Saturday night. Geovany Soto had a two-out double to deep center off Kyle Farnsworth (1-4). Profar then made it 3-2 when he drove in pinch-runner Leonys Martin on his hit past a diving Carlos Pena down the first-base line. Texas took a 4-2 lead when Josh Hamilton, who earlier hit his 40th homer this season, was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. Mike Adams (5-3) threw a scoreless inning for the win before Joe Nathan pitched the 10th for his 31st save. Pena was called out looking to end the game with a runner on second and was ejected for arguing the call by plate umpire Mike Estabrook. Tampa Bay tied it 2-all in the eighth when pinch-runner Rich Thompson scored from second after second baseman Ian Kinsler, positioned in shallow right field as part of a defensive shift, misplayed pinch-hitter Pena's two-out grounder. Yu Darvish gave up two run...
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