May 25, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz (17) celebrates after hitting a grand slam home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the seventh inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Jim Cowsert-US PRESSWIRE
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Nelson Cruz had a career game against the Toronto Blue Jays by going 4-5, eight RBI, scoring two runs and hit a grand slam. The eight RBI tied a career-high and the grand slam was his 19h home run of the season.
The Rangers just dominated the Bue Jays Friday night as they scored six runs in the first inning and knocked out the Blue Jays starting pitcher Brandon Morrow who lasted only 2/3 off an inning.
Not to be outdone, starting pitcher Derek Holland improved to 4-3 on the year and pitched 7.1 innings, struck out nine batters, allowed five hits and gave up just two runs.