Rookie Tommy Hunter pitched a career-high seven innings, Nelson Cruz and Michael Young homered, and the Texas Rangers finally beat the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Monday night.
The Rangers had lost the first six meetings with the Tigers this
season to drop to 3-14 against them over the last three years
before Hunter (3-1) pitched Texas to its seventh victory in eight
Hunter allowed one run and five hits in his sixth major league
start. C.J. Wilson pitched the ninth for his 11th save in 13
chances, finishing it off in a light rain.