Ian Kinsler went 2-for-3 with a homer and two RBIs on Friday. (John Froschauer/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Wasting no time in his first day off the disabled list, Eric Gagne worked a scoreless ninth to earn his first save in a Rangers uniform. Kevin Millwood set the stage by holding the Mariners to one run over six solid innings, and Ian Kinsler hit his club-leading fifth home run in the fifth inning.
BATTING HR: Kinsler (5, 5th inning off Washburn, 1 on, 2 out), Kata (1, 9th inning off Putz, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Hairston; Kinsler 5; Young 2; Sosa; Kata 6. RBI: Young (9), Kinsler 2 (9), Kata (1). 2-out RBI: Kinsler 2; Kata. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young. GIDP: Cruz. Team LOB: 5.
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