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Three homers hold up
Rangers 5, Blue Jays 3
Starter Robinson Tejeda gave up three runs on five hits in 5 1/3 innings. (Aaron Harris/AP)
 T.R. Sullivan on Sosa, Gagne
The Rangers hit three long balls in the third inning -- one each by Brad Wilkerson, Mark Texeira and Sammy Sosa -- and that was enough for Robinson Tejeda, who struck out seven over 5 1/3 innings to pick up his third win of the season.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 27, 2007
TEX
Texas (9-13)
Won 1
Texas 5, Toronto 3   TOR
Toronto (11-11)
Lost 1
April 27, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 9 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0   3 5 1
Standings thru 4/27/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010020.284
Young, SS4110012.194
Teixeira, 1B4122010.228
Sosa, DH4121011.253
Blalock, 3B4000022.244
Catalanotto, LF4000002.143
  Hairston, LF0000000.292
Kinsler, 2B4110010.329
Wilkerson, RF4122000.233
Stewart, C4000011.214
Totals36595098 

BATTING
2B: Young (6, Towers), Sosa (4, Janssen).
HR: Wilkerson (3, 3rd inning off Towers, 1 on, 0 out), Teixeira (1, 3rd inning off Towers, 1 on, 2 out), Sosa (7, 3rd inning off Towers, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Lofton; Young 2; Teixeira 5; Sosa 6; Kinsler; Wilkerson 5.
RBI: Wilkerson 2 (9), Teixeira 2 (5), Sosa (19).
2-out RBI: Teixeira 2; Sosa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Catalanotto.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Young (1, 2nd base by Tallet/Phillips).
PO: Young (1st base by Tallet).

FIELDING
DP: (Tejeda-Young-Teixeira).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rios, RF3100020.266
Lind, LF4112010.275
Wells, CF3000120.306
Thomas, DH3010111.250
Overbay, 1B4111012.231
Hill, 2B4010012.298
Smith, 3B4000032.225
Clayton, SS3010021.295
Phillips, C3000012.259
Totals3135321410 

BATTING
HR: Overbay (2, 5th inning off Tejeda, 0 on, 0 out), Lind (1, 6th inning off Tejeda, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind 4; Thomas; Overbay 4; Hill; Clayton.
RBI: Overbay (12), Lind 2 (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Smith.
GIDP: Phillips.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Overbay (1, fielding).
Pickoffs: Tallet (Young at 1st base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda (W, 3-1)5.15331723.82
Francisco (H, 1)1.20000200.00
Benoit (H, 4)1.00001206.75
Otsuka (S, 3)1.00000300.00
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Towers (L, 1-3)4.25550734.70
Tallet 1.11000100.00
Janssen 2.03000001.35
Frasor 1.00000101.74

HBP: Rios (by Tejeda).
Pitches-strikes: Tejeda 100-69, Francisco 24-16, Benoit 23-13, Otsuka 15-11, Towers 70-52, Tallet 20-13, Janssen 27-16, Frasor 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tejeda 3-6, Francisco 1-2, Benoit 1-0, Otsuka 0-0, Towers 4-3, Tallet 1-1, Janssen 3-3, Frasor 2-0.
Batters faced: Tejeda 22, Francisco 5, Benoit 4, Otsuka 3, Towers 20, Tallet 4, Janssen 9, Frasor 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 1-0, Tallet 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Larry Young. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:43.
Att: 24,795.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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