The Rangers fell to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Friday because of a defensive miscue that sparked a Toronto three-run rally in the sixth inning. Ian Kinsler went 2-for-5 with three RBIs in his first game playing on artificial turf since injuring his left foot on July 2.
The Blue Jays had two, three-run innings to defeat the Rangers at Rogers Centre on Friday. Frank Thomas broke a three-run tie in the sixth inning with a shot to the Rangers Jamey Wright that the pitcher turned into a run by overthrowing second base in an attempt to get Vernon Wells.
BATTING 2B: Thomas (16, Millwood), Hill (32, Wright). TB: Johnson 2; Overbay; Rios; Wells 3; Thomas 3; Hill 3; Zaun 2. RBI: Wells (57), Thomas 2 (56), Hill (58), Zaun 2 (28). 2-out RBI: Wells; Thomas 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McDonald 2. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Wells (7, 2nd base off Wright/Laird), Rios (10, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird). CS: Johnson (1, 2nd base by Millwood/Laird).