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Three taters serve up sweep
Jays drop sixth straight
A.J. Burnett allowed three runs, all on solo home runs, on seven hits while striking out nine in 7 2/3 innings, but Toronto was unable to fend off Texas in the series finale. Troy Glaus launched his sixth home run of the season in the second inning, and Adam Lind collected an RBI single in the eighth.
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 Glaus' home run
Rangers 3, Blue Jays 2
Michael Young's eighth-inning home run was the difference on Sunday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Series at a glance:
Rangers break out brooms
Kenny Lofton, Mark Teixeira and Michael Young each hit a solo homer as Texas completed the sweep and extended its winning streak to three. Kameron Loe did not factor in the decision but held Toronto to one run on three hits in 6 2/3 innings. Akinori Otsuka picked up his fourth save.
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 Lofton's home run
 Young's deciding shot
 Teixeira's tater
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 06, 2007
TOR
Toronto (13-18)
Lost 6
Texas 3, Toronto 2   TEX
Texas (13-18)
Won 3
May 6, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 5 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 X   3 7 1
Standings thru 5/6/07  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Rangers Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hill, 2B4000001.277
Lind, LF4011010.241
Wells, CF4000032.279
Thomas, DH4010001.259
Glaus, 3B3111110.352
Overbay, 1B4000002.236
Rios, RF3000011.266
Phillips, C3010000.292
McDonald, SS2000011.327
  a-Stairs, PH1010000.273
  1-Clayton, PR-SS0100000.270
Totals32252178 

a-Singled for McDonald in the 8th.
1-Ran for Stairs in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Glaus (6, 2nd inning off Loe, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind; Thomas; Glaus 4; Phillips; Stairs.
RBI: Glaus (14), Lind (11).
2-out RBI: Lind.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thomas; Rios; Wells.
GIDP: Overbay.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lind (1, 2nd base off Loe/Stewart).

FIELDING
DP: (Glaus-Hill-Overbay).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4111031.243
Young, SS4121000.233
Teixeira, 1B4121012.265
Diaz, DH4010011.200
Blalock, 3B3000111.275
Kinsler, 2B2000111.276
Wilkerson, RF3000115.242
Kata, LF3000011.353
Stewart, C3010001.222
Totals303733913 

BATTING
2B: Diaz (1, Burnett), Teixeira (8, Burnett).
HR: Lofton (3, 5th inning off Burnett, 0 on, 2 out), Teixeira (4, 6th inning off Burnett, 0 on, 0 out), Young (4, 8th inning off Burnett, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lofton 4; Young 5; Teixeira 6; Diaz 2; Stewart.
RBI: Lofton (9), Teixeira (12), Young (20).
2-out RBI: Lofton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilkerson 4; Teixeira.
GIDP: Stewart.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (5, 2nd base off Burnett/Phillips).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (5, fielding).
DP: (Kinsler-Young-Teixeira).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett (L, 2-3)7.27331935.09
Downs 0.10002000.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loe 6.23111615.76
Francisco (H, 2)0.10000001.69
Benoit (BS, 1)(W, 1-1)1.02110005.52
Otsuka (S, 4)1.00000101.54

HBP: Kinsler (by Burnett).
Pitches-strikes: Burnett 97-65, Downs 14-6, Loe 97-66, Francisco 3-3, Benoit 17-10, Otsuka 10-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burnett 10-4, Downs 1-0, Loe 9-5, Francisco 0-1, Benoit 2-1, Otsuka 2-0.
Batters faced: Burnett 31, Downs 3, Loe 24, Francisco 1, Benoit 5, Otsuka 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Downs 1-0, Francisco 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Larry Poncino. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:21.
Att: 19,103.

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